October 19, 2011

Skankynavia: Icelandic Nammi

by Anders Arhoj

As I’ve written in a post some years ago, Iceland is a nation of candy addicts. Especially if the candy is chocolate mixed with liquorice. It’s crazy how much candy the Icelandic people eat – but since there’s no fresh ice cream tradition like in Italy or warm, salty pretzels like in Germany – I […]

August 3, 2009

Iceland Exotica: Chocolate vs. Licorice

by Anders Arhoj

Iceland is famous for lots of things: regularly erupting volcanos, Bjork the magic Elf and hot geysers sending steaming towers of water towards the sky. And the kitchen is not falling behind these marvels. Typical for a secluded island far away from everything, they have developed their very own food style out of necessity of […]