Viking Food Guy

Recreating the food and drink of the Viking Age (and others)

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Daniel is blogging about his experiments in Viking cooking this summer in Lofoten, Norway at  If you are interested in living history, Viking food, or both, you should check it out.  His experiments with marrow bones and smoking meat are of particular interest (to me at least).

Grand Thing V

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We spent the (very wet) weekend at the Grand Thing, a Norse themed SCA event in nearby St. Helens, OR.  It rained, we had to carry all our stuff across a very muddy field, and we still had a total blast.  My preserved foods class went off well, and the participants were attentive and asked […]

My class is tomorrow, and I think I’m as prepared as I’m going to be.  The skyr, sauerkraut, bread, and beer are done.  I’ve got stuff to make more kraut for the class, as well as to cook up some salt fish with leeks.  The class handout is done, and posted here as a new […]