Norway

Norway

What It's Like to Brew Beer at the Actual End of the Earth

For pilot Robert Johansen, running the world's northernmost brewery is just a side hustle.
Natalie B. Compton
2.12.19
Norway

On the Hunt for Gamalost Cheese, Norway’s 'Viking Viagra'

Cheesemakers are riffing on the mythic "old cheese" with hopes to make it part of the Norwegian diet again.
Shoshi Parks
2.11.19
THE FUTURE

Arctic Doomsday Seed Vault Gets Multimillion-Dollar Upgrade

The Svalbard Global Seed Vault wants to safeguard the world's food supply against war, climate change, or natural disaster.
Mayukh Sen
2.27.18
Hunter/gatherer

Hunting Reindeer Involves Jingle Bells and Arctic Temperatures

I went hunting with the indigenous reindeer herding people, Sami, who are facing a very present struggle with climate change and the Norwegian government.
Lars Hinnerskov Eriksen
12.2.17
Candy

Scandinavia's Salty Licorice Is Disgusting, and I Can't Get Enough of It

“I grew up with it and do think it’s an acquired taste. But why we eat it, I have no clue."
Jelisa Castrodale
9.25.17
Norway

Meet the Children Getting Paid Thousands to Cut Tongues Out of Fish

For as long as the people in the Norwegian coastal village of Ballstad can remember, children have been responsible for processing the tongues of skrei cod—a local seafood delicacy that can sell for as much as 60 krone a kilo.
Laura Martin
9.22.17
Norway

This Norwegian Candy Bar Is Superior to the Kit Kat

Don't @ me.
Lars Jellestad
9.21.17
munchies guide to

MUNCHIES Guide to Norway: The City Life

In this final episode, Halaigh heads back to Oslo to hit up his favorite spots in the Norwegian capital.
Munchies Staff
9.21.17
Norway

How Blood Pancakes and Boiled Meat Keep Traditions Alive

"I know I have a ticking clock in the house next door to mine—my own grandmother—and I know I have to make the most of the time we have left together to learn as much as possible."
Jon Mikkel Eira
9.21.17
munchies guide to

MUNCHIES Guide to Norway: Northern Exposure

Halaigh travels to the northernmost part of Norway where he learns how to butcher reindeer, goes dog-sledding on the Russian border and cooks king crab.
Munchies Staff
9.20.17
Norway

Arctic Circle Gonads Got Me High

Also known as "crow's balls" by locals in Northern Norway, these urchins are hand picked in the deep, frigid waters off the coast of a small town called Bodø.
Esben Holmboe Bang
9.20.17
munchies guide to

MUNCHIES Guide to Norway: Champion Cod and Deep Dives

Norwegian cod is a big deal – and not just in Norway. Halaigh gets to experience this wonder up-close when he travels to Henningsvær.
Munchies Staff
9.19.17
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