Hygge is a Danish and Norwegian word for a mood of coziness and comfortable conviviality with feelings of wellness and contentment. After comparing our recipes at the end of the night, we realized another definition for Hygge could be “heavy cream.” Mmm. Emily set the mood with a fire and lots of candles!
She also made a vat of mulled wine. Cheers!
Em also made Smørrebrød, a traditional Scandinavian open-faced sandwich that usually consists of a piece of buttered rye bread, topped with cold cuts, pieces of meat or fish, cheese or spreads, and garnishes. Hers featured smoked salmon!
Chloe helped Yumi prepare her dish by making sure she cleaned up any scraps that were dropped during the process.
Yumi made pork meatballs and fish fritters! With accompanying gravy and yogurt sauces. Mmm!
I made a Finnish Salmon Soup called Lohikeitto.
I also made Swedish red cabbage as a side. Everything paired delightfully!
Emily brought out a new board game called Dixit. The minute I saw the playing pieces, I was all in. They're little bunnies!!!
Dixit is similar to Apples to Apples (LOVE), but with images and illustrations instead of words. I wanted to play again the second we were done!
Charlotte and I were partners, and we had to step away to conspire.
Emily made a super cozy rice pudding for dessert. Thus ending our delicious evening of Hygge. Hygge is truly a fabulous concept that I can totally get behind. Hygge!!!