08/08/2009

Old Icelandic bread moulds

These carved wooden moulds would be pressed on top of the bread prior to baking, to make patterns in the crust:


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Both are on display in the museum in Skógar.

5 comments:

aimee said...

They're beautiful!!! What do the words around the mould's edge say--if I may ask?
Thanks for sharing the pictures.
Aimee

Argentum Vulgaris said...

A very interesting and educational blog. I have not followed, but I have added you to Blogger's Cafe:

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AV

Bibliophile said...

Aimee, it says, in Icelandic: "Glory to the good giver of gifts".

aimee said...

Thanks! I like it:) Aimee

Mik said...

uau! wondenful!