Eating Local Year-Round Means White, Red, Blue in Scandinavia

While there's not always a white Christmas in Scandinavia, there's always a white season - that time of year from November through the following sprouting of spring when the local food selection is based on lots of roots - namely turnips, potatoes, parsnips, and horseradish - and fish like the slightly slimy salted cod called lutefisk. Winters can be a bit lean with only local ingredients, starting in late spring and moving through the gorgeous summers there's a bounty of lovely foods that Scandinavians eagerly await and tend to go crazy on. Take a look at the northern bounty.

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