Crayfest 2013!

Crayfest 2013!

Crayfest is an urban version of the Swedish kräftskiva (crayfish party). Ours is an urban version, at Nordic House in Berkeley, Ca. We will have Crayfest on Saturday August 24th. Like last year, we will have crayfish, jansson’s temptation, other treats and live...
Swedish Cooking Class in Berkeley at Nordic House

Swedish Cooking Class in Berkeley at Nordic House

On Saturday, June 15th at 1pm, we will have a Swedish Cooking Class at Nordic House in Berkeley. We have another fun menu, and another guest presenter. Our presenter is a Swedish native, from Skåne. She will present two midsummer themed dishes. The first is a siltorta...

Swedish Names

Swedish names generally fall into a few categories. The first is the patronymic – the ‘son, names. There are a couple of interesting points about Swedish names. One is that in Sweden, all the names have two Ss. The first S is a possessive S. Here we would...
Swedish Dance Lessons

Swedish Dance Lessons

Fylgia Lodge in San Francisco offers monthly traditional Swedish dance lessons.  The lessons are on the second Tuesday of the month from 6:15 to 7:15. The cost is $5.  Our dance teachers will be in Sweden, but are returning in September.  (We occasionally  have longer...

Lutefisk event!

The Fylgia Lodge cooking class at Nordic House in Berkeley is having a lutefisk cooking event in September.  Participants are invited to contribute their own lutefisk dish. We are looking for a variety of dishes featuring lutefisk – from the traditional boiled...