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Sweet Paul's Favorite Nordic Cookbooks!

There are so many beautiful cookbooks out right now that highlight the comfort and coziness of Scandinavian food!

Scandinavian Comfort Food: Embracing the Art of Hygge by Trine Hahnemann

The Scandinavians excel at comfort— family, friends, a good atmosphere, long meals, relaxation, and an emphasis on the simple pleasures. They even have a word for this kind of coziness that comes with spending quality time in hearth and home when the days are short: "hygge". Trine Hahnemann is the doyenne of Scandinavian cooking, and loves nothing more than spending time in her kitchen cooking up comforting food in good company. This is her collection of recipes that will warm you up and teach you to embrace the art of hygge, no matter where you live.

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Scandinavian Comfort Food: Embracing the Art of Hygge by Trine Hahnemann

The Nordic Cookbook by Magnus Nilsson

The Nordic Cookbook offers an unprecedented look at the rich culinary offerings of the Nordic region with 700 recipes collected by the acclaimed Swedish chef Magnus Nilsson. You may have seen Magnus on The Chef's Table on Netflix!

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The Nordic Cookbook by Magnus Nilsson

The New Nordic: Recipes from a Scandinavian Kitchen by Simon Bajada

The New Nordic celebrates contemporary Scandinavian cuisine with a focus on seasonal recipes that can easily be recreated at home. Filled with dishes that typify the food of this vast geographical region, this book takes its influence from the traditional ingredients that can be found from Sweden to Finland and Denmark to Norway, and transforms them into modern everyday recipes that are hugely popular throughout Nordic homes.

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The New Nordic: Recipes from a Scandinavian Kitchen by Simon Bajada

Fire and Ice: Classic Nordic Cooking by Darra Goldstein

Bringing the best of Scandinavian home-cooking into your kitchen, Fire and Ice: Classic Nordic Cooking offers over 100 delicious recipes that showcase this region’s most beloved sweet and savory dishes.

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Fire and Ice: Classic Nordic Cooking by Darra Goldstein

The Hygge Life: Embracing the Nordic Art of Coziness Through Recipes, Entertaining, Decorating, Simple Rituals, and Family Traditions by by Gunnar Karl Gislason & Jody Eddy

A food and lifestyle book dedicated to the Scandinavian concept of hygge (loosely translated as "coziness"); how to create it for yourself and others, and how to incorporate it into holidays, travel, decor, entertaining, and everyday life, with approximately 30 recipes. This book will come out in October 2017!

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The Hygge Life: Embracing the Nordic Art of Coziness Through Recipes, Entertaining, Decorating, Simple Rituals, and Family Traditions by by Gunnar Karl Gislason & Jody Eddy

Savory Sweet: Simple Preserves from a Northern Kitchen by by Beth Dooley & Mette Nielsen

“Let’s dispense with the usual old notions of preserving,” Beth Dooley suggests, leading us into Mette Nielsen’s kitchen, where old-world Danish traditions meld with the freshest ideas and latest techniques to fill the pantry with the best of the season, all year long. Because those seasons can prove especially challenging in the northern heartland, Nielsen’s Nordic heritage is handy as she and Dooley show cooks, first-time and experienced canners alike, how to make the most of a short growing season. Their approach combines the brightness and bold flavors of the Nordic cuisines with an emphasis on the local, the practical, and the freshest ingredients to turn each season’s produce into a bounty of condiments.

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Savory Sweet: Simple Preserves from a Northern Kitchen by by Beth Dooley & Mette Nielsen

How to Hygge: The Nordic Secrets to a Happy Life by Signe Johansen

How to Hygge by chef and author Signe Johansen is a fresh, informative, lighthearted, fully illustrated how-to guide to hygge. It’s a combination of recipes, helpful tips for cozy living at home, and cabin porn: essential elements of living the Danish way―which, incidentally, encourages a daily dose of “healthy hedonism.” Who can resist that?

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How to Hygge: The Nordic Secrets to a Happy Life by Signe Johansen

Fika: The Art of The Swedish Coffee Break, with Recipes for Pastries, Breads, and Other Treats by Anna Brones & Johanna Kindvall

An illustrated lifestyle cookbook on the Swedish tradition of fika--a twice-daily coffee break--including recipes for traditional baked goods, information and anecdotes about Swedish coffee culture, and the roots and modern incarnations of this cherished custom.

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Fika: The Art of The Swedish Coffee Break, with Recipes for Pastries, Breads, and Other Treats by Anna Brones &  Johanna Kindvall

Faviken by Magnus Nilsson

Fäviken features 100 recipes and 150 color photographs, featuring the finished dishes, unique local ingredients and beautiful landscapes of the farm. The book will inspire chefs and food‐lovers to think differently abut the ingredients that are available to them. Many of the basic recipes for yogurt, bread, vinegar, pickles and preserve are straightforward enough for anyone to attempt at home, and the advice on the natural preservation methods can be followed by anyone. The book also includes an introduction by food writer Bill Buford.

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Faviken by Magnus Nilsson

Gone Fishing: From river to lake to coastline and ocean, 80 simple seafood recipes by Mikkel Karstad

Chef Mikkel Karstad takes us on a fishing trip around Denmark bringing us over eighty delicious seafood recipes. All the recipes are highly nutritional and use only fish and shellfish from sustainable species. The book is full of superb photographs of all the dishes and the stunning Danish coastline.

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Gone Fishing: From river to lake to coastline and ocean, 80 simple seafood recipes by Mikkel Karstad

The Nordic Kitchen: One year of family cooking by Claus Meyer

In this book, Claus Meyer brings the ethos that built Noma into the world's best restaurant into the home with easy-going, accessible dishes that will fit seamlessly into family life. The book is divided into four seasonal chapters so that you can get the most from the food and flavors in season. There are also features on food from the wild, including chanterelles, dandelions and blackberries.

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The Nordic Kitchen: One year of family cooking by Claus Meyer

Nordic Light: Lighter, Everyday Eating from a Scandinavian Kitchen by Simon Bajada

Presenting a new angle to the trends in Scandinavian recipes and techniques, Nordic Light shies away from the classics and instead presents lighter, cleaner, and modern recipes. Focusing on seasonal fresh produce and vegetables, Simon prepares dishes with clever touches to make them interesting and diverse in our daily diet. Putting a Nordic twist on food from all cuisines, recipes include rye crêpes with banana and salted caramel; flourless almond tea fiber balls rolled in pollen and hemp; Icelandic flatbread served with cashew cream and caviar; flourless matcha millet and blueberry buns; kelp noodles, smoked mackerel, radish, elderflower vinaigrette; and many more.

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Nordic Light: Lighter, Everyday Eating from a Scandinavian Kitchen by Simon Bajada

ScandiKitchen: Fika and Hygge: Comforting cakes and bakes from Scandinavia with love by Bronte Aurell

A follow-up to the successful 'The ScandiKitchen' (published September 2015), this new book from Brontë Aurell features over 60 recipes for cakes, bakes, and treats from all over Scandinavia. From indulgent cream confections to homely and comforting fruit cakes and traditional breads, sweet buns, and pastries.

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ScandiKitchen: Fika and Hygge: Comforting cakes and bakes from Scandinavia with love by Bronte Aurell

Scandinavian Gatherings: From Afternoon Fika to Midsummer Feast: 70 Simple Recipes & Crafts for Everyday Celebrations by Melissa Bahen

Let Scandinavian Gatherings be your hygge handbook (pronounced hoo-ga) for cozy retreats in the comfort of your own home! With this darling collection of Scandinavian-inspired recipes, crafts, and entertaining ideas, you can turn your home into a stress-free hygge oasis and embrace relaxation the Nordic way. From the creator of the popular Lulu the Baker blog, Scandinavian Gatherings illustrates the Scandinavian spirit of simple pleasures through 10 seasonal, family-friendly gatherings filled with the flavors and traditions of Norway, Sweden, Denmark, and Finland (a region regularly reported as the happiest place on earth!).

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Scandinavian Gatherings: From Afternoon Fika to Midsummer Feast: 70 Simple Recipes & Crafts for Everyday Celebrations by Melissa Bahen

Relæ: A Book of Ideas by Christian F. Puglisi

Chef Christian F. Puglisi opened restaurant Relæ in 2010 on a rough, run-down stretch of one of Copenhagen’s most crime-ridden streets. His goal was simple: to serve impeccable, intelligent, sustainable, and plant-centric food of the highest quality—in a setting that was devoid of the pretention and frills of conventional high-end restaurant dining. Relæ was an immediate hit, and Puglisi’s “to the bone” ethos—which emphasized innovative, substantive cooking over crisp white tablecloths or legions of water-pouring, napkin-folding waiters—became a rallying cry for chefs around the world.

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Relæ: A Book of Ideas by Christian F. Puglisi

ScandiKitchen: The Essence of Hygge by Bronte Aurell

Discover the essence of hygge as revealed by Brontë Aurell, Danish owner of London’s ScandiKitchen in this honest and thoughtful guide, which also features some of her favorite recipes from her books, The Scandi Kitchen and Fika & Hygge, to help you enjoy a "hyggelig" time.

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ScandiKitchen: The Essence of Hygge by Bronte Aurell

Scandinavian Baking: Sweet and Savory Cakes and Bakes, for Bright Days and Cozy Nights by Trine Hahnemann

A world of steamed-up kitchen windows against a frosty backdrop, delicious Danish pastries, crusty dense breads and creamy layer cakes is summoned up in Trine Hahnemann's spectacularly beautiful new book, Scandinavian Baking. Cakes abound, with every kind of Danish pastry you could ever wish for, a cookie for every occasion, mouthwatering layer cakes, coffee cakes, cream buns plus snippets of baking history, so you can learn all you need to know about Scandinavian baking. Divided into two main sections on cakes and breads, sandwiched between features on Midsummer and Christmas, this is the ultimate compendium on authentic Scandinavian baking with a modern twist.

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Scandinavian Baking: Sweet and Savory Cakes and Bakes, for Bright Days and Cozy Nights by Trine Hahnemann

North: The New Nordic Cuisine of Iceland by Gunnar Karl Gíslason & Jody Eddy

Iceland is known for being one of the most beautiful and untouched places on earth, and a burgeoning destination for travelers lured by its striking landscapes and vibrant culture. Iceland is also home to an utterly unique and captivating food scene, characterized by its distinctive indigenous ingredients, traditional farmers and artisanal producers, and wildly creative chefs and restaurants.

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North: The New Nordic Cuisine of Iceland by Gunnar Karl Gíslason & Jody Eddy

Aunt Hildur's Excellent Norwegian Recipes by Richard A. Thorud

This book features the most popular and commonly encountered Norwegian recipes. These recipes are written with the novice cook in mind. They are spelled out in great detail, in clear and exacting terms.

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Aunt Hildur's Excellent Norwegian Recipes by Richard A. Thorud

Tina Nordström's Scandinavian Cooking: Simple Recipes for Home-Style Scandinavian Cuisine

Charming, lovable, and a brilliant chef—that’s Tina! Sweden’s very own master chef, Tina Nordström, is here to stay with this lavish and delightful cookbook. Forget all the do’s and don’ts that take the fun out of cooking. Perfectionism isn’t a word that exists in Tina’s kitchen, and you certainly don’t need a fancy set of kitchen utensils, unlimited time, or rare ingredients to prepare amazing food with this cookbook.

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Tina Nordström's Scandinavian Cooking: Simple Recipes for Home-Style Scandinavian Cuisine

Sweet Paul Eat and Make: Charming Recipes and Kitchen Crafts You Will Love

This is my cookbook!

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Sweet Paul Eat and Make: Charming Recipes and Kitchen Crafts You Will Love

Scandinavian Classic Baking by Pat Sinclair

From coffee breads and cakes to cookies and tarts, this gorgeous cookbook offers forty-three recipes, along with photographs, history, musings, and stories. These classic Scandinavian baking recipes are knockouts for the eye and the taste buds.

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Scandinavian Classic Baking by Pat Sinclair

Nordic Bakery Cookbook by Miisa Mink

Their products reflect the wholesome but comforting style of baking in Scandinavia. The emphasis is on fresh, seasonal produce and healthier baking ingredients, such as rye flour, oats and barley, and the rustic but modern menu includes open rye-bread sandwiches, cakes and cinnamon buns. The Nordic Bakery Cookbook allows you to bake your own Bread, such as the popular rye bread, Savory Pastries, Cakes, Sweet Buns, Desserts and Cookies in your own home.

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Nordic Bakery Cookbook by Miisa Mink

The Great Scandinavian Baking Book by Beatrice Ojakangas

Recipes for savory and authentic morsels from the north country, now in paperback!Food is the heart of a Scandinavian home: scrumptious pies, delicate pastries, millions of cookies, and, of course, savory breads. Each country—Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Finland, and Iceland—has its specialty and no one goes hungry. In this mouthwatering collection, Beatrice Ojakangas calls on her own Scandinavian heritage and wide-ranging knowledge of baking to produce the definitive cookbook for this rich cultural heritage.Because Ojakangas stresses ease of preparation, even novice bakers will be able to make filled Danish pastries, Christmas buttermilk rye bread, or a few dozen pepparkakor, better known as gingersnaps. This handy reference highlights Scandinavian traditions too. There are recipes for sweet breads to be served with morning, afternoon, and evening coffee; for trays upon trays of cookies to serve as holiday or everyday treats; and for savory meat-and-vegetable pies.The Great Scandinavian Baking Book will warm your heart and fill your stomach.Beatrice Ojakangas is the author of more than a dozen cookbooks, including Great Whole Grain Breads (1993) and The Finnish Cookbook (1989). Her articles have appeared in Bon Appétit, Gourmet, Cooking Light, Cuisine, and Redbook, and she has appeared on television’s Baking with Julia Child. She lives in Duluth, Minnesota.

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The Great Scandinavian Baking Book by Beatrice Ojakangas

Tina Nordstrom's Weekend Cooking: Old & New Recipes for Your Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays

Swedish top chef Tina Nordström knows the last thing you want to do on the weekends is more work. But what if that work were rewarding? And delicious? And exactly what you need to forget that another Monday is just around the corner? Sitting down to dishes like baked potatoes with roast beef and bell peppers, deep-fried avocado with lemon dip and peanuts, crispy roast pork with red cabbage and spicy mustard, vanilla ice cream with caramel sauce and crumbles, and chocolate cake will indeed whisk you away from the weekday craziness and will help you relax and enjoy your weekend.

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Tina Nordstrom's Weekend Cooking: Old & New Recipes for Your Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays

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