Jomsvikings’ Sauerkraut

During the Viking Age the Baltic Sea was extensively travelled by populations centred in what is now Middle and Southern Sweden, Denmark, and the Western islands of the Baltic such as Gotland. These people travelled and traded widely forming alliances with both Slavic and Finnic peoples. There were intermarriages and Read more…

Thor’s Scrapple

This dish was created to honour Thor, God of the Common Folk. In North America, classic scrapple is a loaf made from a very thick maize porridge mixed with spices, swine offal and head cheese, then fried. It shares a kinship with the Italian dish polenta, a cooking technique that Read more…