So much snow!

Oh myy. These are words I need to practice! Here are some winter wonderland words!

Hei Hei

Hei hei,

Winter is well and truly on the way in Bergen. The temperature is dropping and on Friday, we had our very first sprinkle of snow! However, I was informed that this slushy mixture of rain and snow is not actually called snow in Norwegian but instead, ‘sludd.’

That got me thinking, in a country which gets its fair share of winter snowfall, there must be a few different ways to describe it. During my snøord search, I soon discovered that there are in fact A LOT of different words used to describe snow and snow-related activities. I’ve shared a few of the basics and some of my favourites, but if you’re snow inclined, this blog post is incredibly comprehensive!

  1. Plain old snow: snø, snjo, snjø, snog, snjor, sjog, sjo, sny and snjy
  2. Snowflake: snøflak
  3. Light, small snow-flakes: fjukr
  4. Very large snowflake: snøfloke, snøflinte, snøflukse
  5. Grain of snow: snøkorn

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Mozzarella Stuffed Meatballs

I think making spaghetti sauce for my in-laws when they come to visit us this holiday season is special. Why not make special meatballs too!? This recipe from cookingadventures looks awesome! Check out the recipe and this food blog.

Cooking Adventures

 These were probably the best meatballs I have ever tried. Even with having a finicky daughter who started complaining about having to eat them, couldn’t stop at one and her quote was “These are better than cheese curds”.

They are very easy to make and go well alone or over any kind of noodles.

Oven 400 degrees

Time: 15 minutes


1lb                 Ground Beef/ Chicken (works well too)

1c                   Bread crumbs

1                     Egg

1/2tsp             Ground Garlic

1tsp                Italian Seasoning

1/2tsp             Salt

1/4tsp             Black Pepper

1pkg               Mozzarella pearls


– Heat oven…

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