Icelandic food history

I came across an excellent potted history of Icelandic cooking, on the website of the cooking magazine Gestgjafinn and decided to post a link. It was written by Icelandic food and cookery doyenne Nanna Rögnvaldardóttir. Do read it if you are interested in the traditions and influences in Icelandic cookery.


aimee said...

Thanks--that was very interesting!

Natasha said...

What's really funny is that I inherited a 1947 copy of Matur og Drykkur from my mom, which is one of the few books I kept from her collection. Now to sit down and attempt to translate recipes...