Norwegian Touches; History-Recipes-Folk Arts, 160 pages
by Louise Roalson/Joan Liffring-Zug Bourret
The book tells the stories of Norwegian immigrants, their ancestors, and their descendants. It includes information on great Norwegians and great Norwegian recipes, including meatballs, beef soup, lutefisk, cod chowder, dumplings, cucumber salad, lefse, coffee braid, gingerbread, prince’s cake, kringle, and lemon fromage with raspberry sauce.
Norwegian Touches is beautifully designed and illustrated with about eighty photographs, half of them in full color.
Featured tourist attractions include Vesterheim Norwegian-American Museum in Decorah, Iowa; The Chapel in the Hills, Rapid City, South Dakota; Moorhead, Minnesota’s Heritage Hjemkomst Center; and Mount Horeb, Wisconsin, which bills itself as the troll capital of America.