These rainy Seattle spring days make us miss Soup & Cinema even more—they're the kind of days that call for sitting back to watch a great movie with a bowl of steaming soup in hand. While we can't gather together during social distancing and our temporary closure, you can still enjoy a Nordic film thanks to streaming services, and a bowl of delicious fisksoppa thanks to the Soup & Cinema Cookbook recipe below!
In this expert takeover of the blog, Seattle writer and editor Kjersti Egerdahl teaches us how to pickle herring the Viking way. She is the author of The Viking Hondbók, a fun and fascinating look at Vikings and the Viking Age published this year by Running Press.
Himmeli are Finnish Christmas ornaments in the shape of a little geometric mobile. Traditionally made from straw or reeds, in recent years metal himmeli sculptures have become popular as displays for air plants.
In 2020, the National Nordic Museum holds its first Nordic Genealogy Conference. Professional genealogists and subject matter experts from North America and the Nordic countries will share insights about family history research, genealogy, and tracing heritage origins through a wide range of resources including folk literature, immigration records, and genetic testing.
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