New Nordic Appetizers for a New Year

Folk Art School

Vesterheim Folk Art School

New Nordic Appetizers for a New Year

December 27, 2020 (1:30 PM - 3:30 PM CT) with Patrice Johnson

Level of Instruction
Everyone welcome. Adults 21+ and older.
$55.00 Members
$55.00 Non-members

Join us to ring in the New Year with some New Nordic cuisine inspired appetizers! Celebrated chef, cookbook author, food historian, and "Nordic Food Geek," Patrice Johnson, will demonstrate creative takes on classic appetizers.


Recipes will include: Potato blini, Karl Oskars (Swedish meatball canape), rye puffs with herring salad, Almond Aebleskivers, a cocktail, and a mocktail. Bonus recipes (time allowing) will include: Honey butter snack mix, gravlax with pickled mustard seeds and orange, Swedish potato patties with crème fraiche and lingonberries, and cheese-stuffed olives.


Supplies: Students will provide your own supplies. An ingredients list will be sent to you before class. You will also need a computer, laptop, or tablet with a camera and mic as well as a fast, reliable internet connection.

Special Instructions: You will receive a link to the Zoom session by email sometime during the week prior to the group meeting.

Enrollment Deadline: December 20, 2020

Registration for this class has closed.

About the Instructor

Patrice Johnson

Patrice Johnson

Patrice Johnson, AKA Nordic Food Geek and meatball historian, is a cultural communicator specializing in Nordic foodways. She is the author of Land of 10,000 Plates and Jul: Swedish American Holiday Traditions, writes a weekly food and culture column for her hometown newspaper, and teaches Nordic food classes throughout the Twin Cities and beyond. She lives in the Twin Cities with her husband and their three cats.

Learn more: Find out more about Patrice and New Nordic Cuisine in this interview and order her book Jul: Swedish American Holiday Traditions here.