Category: Cuisine

Danish Vikings Could Have Produced Their Own Wine Domestically

According to recent archaeological research on the Viking Age and Iron Age historical settlement at Lake슠Tiss쎸 on the island of Zealand, Denmark, the Danish Vikings may have well produced their own wine domestically. Previously, it was thought that wine was largely imported from southern Europe to Viking Age Denmark through bygone trading networks, but this…


Food In The Viking Age: An Overview On The Norse Cuisine

The development of the Norse cuisine was highly marked by three distinct elements: the lifestyle of the early medieval Scandinavian communities, the Nordic climate of most of Scandinavia, and the relative geographic isolation of this region from most of continental Europe (that is only relative by land and definitely not by sea, as sea trade…


Rødgrød – Denmark’s Traditional Red Berry Pudding Dessert

R쎸dgr쎸d can be in many ways regarded as Denmark’s most reputed dessert. A Danish traditional dish since the 19th century, ‘r쎸dgr쎸d’ literally translates as ‘red porridge’ or ‘red pudding’ (‘r쎸d’ meaning ‘red’ in Danish, while ‘gr쎸d’ meaning ‘pudding’). It is easy to make and delicious to eat. The ingredients used for making the Danish r쎸dgr쎸d…


Learn How To Bake Authentic Viking-Style Bread (Recipe)

If you ever wandered what was the menu in the Viking Age and what it comprised, then you came to the right place! This article is part of a series on the Viking cuisine and will focus on teaching you how to bake an authentic Viking Age bread. Before the recipe is given however, perhaps…


Danish Chef To Revive The Cuisine Of The Norsemen

A Danish chef by the name Jesper Lynge is on a mission to revive Viking Age cuisine. Lynge, 44-year-old, is the master chef at the Lindholm H쎸je Cafe located in Lindholm H쎸je, a major archaeological site situated northward of슠Aalborg (or 쎅lborg), northern Jutland, Denmark.슠He runs the caf쎩 that provides authentic treats with basic ingredients used…