around the head of the 68-mile-long Oslofjord, Oslo is probably the most
spacious city in the world. Its 175-square-mile metropolitan area
consists of over 75 percent forests and five percent water. Its fine
deep harbor, Pipervika, stretches into the heart of the city and from it
leave ferries to Denmark and Germany.
friend brought this age-old Scandinavian recipe to a Christmas Eve
dinner at my home, and Iíve been making it ever since. It's simple to
make and is the perfect accompaniment to roast turkey, chicken, or pork.
1 package of small cranberries
Zest of 1 orange
1 cup of sugar
Combine all ingredients in a ceramic bowl. Leave on the kitchen counter,
stirring several times a day for 10 days or until the berries begin to
break down (The more you stir it the better). DO NOT REFRIGERATE.
Afterwards, store in a glass jar in the refrigerator. Lasts several
months if thereís any that makes it that longóitís so good.
Every year about 95 000 people die in
Sweden and, according to the law, everyone must be buried. There must be
room for everyone in the cemeteries, therefore the future needs of space
have to be predicted. Because of this funerals must be part of the
the early Middle Ages, driven by famine at home and the promise of
wealth to be had in other lands, the Vikings set out from Scandinavia to
conquer parts of England, Ireland, France, Russia, and even Turkey.
Bolstered by their successes, the Vikings pushed westward, eventually
crossing the North Atlantic and founding settlements in Iceland,
Greenland, and Newfoundland in Canada. Read
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