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The Scandinavian Cookbook

3.9  ·  Rating Details ·  69 Ratings  ·  8 Reviews
Trina Hahnemann's offering, The Scandinavian Cookbook, brings the essence of Scandinavia to life and to the table. Lars Ranek's food and landscape photography is just as remarkable as Trina's seasonal recipes.

Trina offers a modern twist on Scandinavia's traditions with wholesome and mouthwatering dishes organized by the calendar month. Her progressive take on taste celebra
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Hardcover, 224 pages
Published March 17th 2009 by Andrews McMeel Publishing (first published September 5th 2008)
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Nikki
Jul 14, 2012 Nikki rated it it was amazing
This gorgeous cookbook delights in every way. I had no idea what wonderful food they had in Scandinavia but I am hooked (just got my second cookbook, the Scandinavian Kitchen).

Most of the recipes are simple (even the breads aren't complicated) and if you love smørrebrød there are quite a few of those recipes too.

They love their salmon here and have many unique and wonderful ways to serve it. The food photography is exquisite. Not only did I want to start making and eating this food I wanted to g
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Heather
Mar 05, 2010 Heather rated it really liked it
This cookbook is too beautiful to keep hidden in the kitchen. Not only are there fabulous pics of the food but also amazingly beautiful pics of Scandinavia. The author has organized the recipes by season when foods can be found at their freshest and locally. She also includes wonderful personal paragraphs about each recipe, giving you an insight into Scandinavian traditions. While the raw fish, pickled herring and roe recipes are not exaclty delightful sounding to me, I think they make lovely ph ...more
Laura
Aug 29, 2011 Laura rated it really liked it
Great photography, nice blurbs about the recipes, and loads of recipes I'd like to try. I like the fact it is divided into months of the year with corresponding photos. Looking at the plates, I realize we Americans need to learn lots about portion size.

My only concern--some of these recipes have a large yield (I could easy see myself overlooking it and making enough for 12).
Jeff
Jul 12, 2010 Jeff rated it liked it
Learning to cook like the Finns!
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Currently reading the Advanced Copy Edition (via LibraryThing Early Reviewers).
Jessica
Sep 23, 2011 Jessica rated it it was amazing
beautiful dishes, gorgeous photos, very much gives the feel of being in the scandi countries.
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Oct 15, 2010 Malauna added it
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The first recipe is for "Homemade Danish pastries"!
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Actual first name is Trine but all English language editions give her name as Trina. Trina is also what the Library of Congress uses.
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