Online - Hearty Nordic Meal with North Wild Kitchen (SOLD OUT - Register to Join the Waiting List!)

Folk Art School

Vesterheim Folk Art School

Online - Hearty Nordic Meal with North Wild Kitchen (SOLD OUT - Register to Join the Waiting List!)

Saturday March 19 (10:00 am-Noon CT) with Nevada Berg

$25.00 Members
$30.00 Non-members

Join celebrated food writer and author Nevada Berg from North Wild Kitchen in making a hearty meal highlighting the traditional flavors of Norway. In this class, you’ll be making the Reindeer Stew (beef or other game meat can be substituted for the reindeer) with Samisk Bread “reinsdyrgryte med Samisk brød”, and the Light and Fluffy Cheesecake “ostekake” from her cookbook. Come ready to learn, eat, and have fun! Join Nevada for this intimate cooking class, where you’ll have a chance to engage and learn more about Norwegian food while recreating a little piece of Norway in your home. Space is limited, so book your spot soon!

This Vesterheim cooking class is designed as a small-group cook-along and we invite exchange between the instructor and students in order to build community around food traditions. In this same spirit of sharing, we invite the whole family to experience this collaborative cooking and learning process. Only one registration is needed per household.

If you are interested in purchasing Nevada’s cookbook, you can do so from the Museum Store!  Email any questions to

The listed class time is Saturday, March 19 (10:00 am-Noon CT).

Special Instructions: When registering for the class, please make sure to use the email address you'd like the Zoom meeting invitations sent to. You will receive links to the Zoom sessions by email sometime during the week prior to the class. If this class is a gift, please sign up with the recipient's email address or be prepared to forward all communications.

Enrollment Deadline: March 11, 2022

This class is made possible by generous grant support.

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About the Instructor

Nevada Berg

Nevada Berg

Nevada Berg was born in Salt Lake City, Utah, and during her life journeys found herself in Norway. She resides in the Medieval Valley of Numedal with her Norwegian husband and son. She is the author and creator of the award-winning Norwegian food and culture website North Wild Kitchen Her recipes and stories are inspired by tradition and history, as well as innovative approaches to Norwegian ingredients. In 2018, Nevada released internationally her first cookbook, North Wild Kitchen: Home Cooking From the Heart of Norway, with resounding success. It was named one of the best cookbooks that fall by The New York Times. She was also the TV program leader for Matkanalen’s Ostereisen series. Nevada is regarded internationally as one of the most recognized voices for Norwegian food.

Learn more: Enjoy a video recording of the online presentation Cooking from the Heart of Norway: a Conversation with Nevada Berg, when she joined Vesterheim to share her expertise in Norwegian food and culture. And this family program FamilieTid: Family Cook-Along.