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Ordering Icelandic Hot dogs

Ordering the Icelandic Hot Dog to your home The Icelandic Hot Dog plays a significant role in Icelandic gastronomy along with the fancy arctic delicatessen and seafood. For this reason,...
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The waver thin Icelandic Pancakes

Icelandic Pancakes recipe

Hilda’s family recipe for Icelandic Pancakes My Amma (grandma) had 16 grandchildren, and I do not even know how many great-grandchildren. When I had children, and they had...
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Parmesan breaded fish

Parmesan breaded fish

Haddock or Cod in Parmesan bread This is a perfect dish for weekdays in Iceland. You can use any whitefish to make it, but our favourite is Cod...
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The Almond Porridge – Christmas food in Iceland

One of the traditional Christmas foods of Iceland is the so-called Almond Porridge. It is a simple rice porridge, but we put one almond in it at the...
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Christmas in Iceland an online walking tour

Christmas in Iceland – Online Walking Tour

Christmas in Iceland – Online Walking Tour of Reykjavik This Christmas join Your Friend in Reykjavik, Valur for an online walking tour of downtown Reykjavik, the capital of...
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This is a drawing of Reykjavik dating back to the year 1801

Reykjavik History 1801 – Culture Night

A drawing of Reykjavik from 1801 This picture is a drawing of Reykjavik, Iceland, dating back to 1801  Marked on the image are some buildings that are still...
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The road to the Cave of singing

Singing in the Cave of singing

A dark Icelandic lullaby in Sönghellir Your Friend in Reykjavik is singing the classic Icelandic lullaby: Sofðu unga ástin mín (Sleep, my little love). The perfect location for...
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Rick Steves in Iceland

Visiting Your Friend In Reykjavik Before the world was turned upside down due to covid, Rick Steves was in Iceland. He’s a very interesting world traveller who joined...
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Delicious Fishball coming out of the oven

Fiskibollur – Fishballs a family recipe

Fiskibollur or fishballs are one of the quintessential dishes you will have at the Icelandic dinner table. They are straightforward to make – and even if you don’t...
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The Icelandic Lopapeysa sweater

The unique Lopapeysa sweater and the Icelandic sheep wool Words by Ester, one of the expert local guides of Your Friend in Reykjavik The Icelandic sheep The Icelandic sheep is...
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