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Food & Drink in Iceland

Icelandic Cinnamon Buns – Súkkulaðisnúðar

Icelandic Cinnamon Buns – two recipes!

Learn to make Icelandic Cinnamon buns - súkkulaðisnúðar! They are very popular in Nordic countries but, of course, the Icelandic version is better!
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Icelandic Doughnuts (Kleinur) – twisted deliciousness

Icelandic Doughnuts (Kleinur) – twisted deliciousness!

Kleinur – or Icelandic Doughnuts – are one of those pastries which no one dislikes. And in this blog post you learn how to make your own!
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Þorrablót and þorramatur – the Icelandic food feast!

Þorrablót and þorramatur – the Icelandic food feast!

The mid-winter feast Þorrablót is held in the month of þorri. The first day of þorri begins on a Friday between the 19th and 25th of January.
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Liquorice Tops – Meringue cookies with Liquorice

Liquorice Tops – Meringue cookies with Liquorice (Lakkrístoppar)

Have you ever tried the very special Icelandic Meringue with Licorice? If not, you are honestly in for a treat.
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Laufabrauð, Iceland christmas tradition

Laufabrauð: The Unique Icelandic Christmas-bread

In centuries past, the average Icelander seldom saw wheat to bake bread. Wheat was an imported good, and rarely so, only the wealthiest families had access to this...
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The Christmas beer season is here!

December is a time to celebrate, not just spending time with your family and wishing for peace on earth. It is also the Christmas beer season which many...
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Opening hours in Reykjavik during the holidays

Spending the holiday season in the northernmost capital in the world is something we think everyone should try. Christmas – or jól as it is called in Icelandic...
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Brennivin – The Black Death of Iceland

What is Brennivin – The Black Death? Brennivin, better known as “Black Death”, is the Icelandic’s distinctive spirit. It was created from the “aquavits” introduced by Danish merchants...
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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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