Salt­kjöt og baun­ir

Cooking time: 2 hours | 6 persons Salkjöt og baunir is a tradition of ours at Sprengidagur which literally means exploding or blast day. In the tradition of eating as much as one possibly can in preparation for fasting during the lenten season. Icelanders fill up on salted lamb meat and yellow pea soup. Most […]

How Iceland Does Mardi Gras

When you think Mardi Gras or Fat Tuesday you think parades, music, dancing, drinking and any other and indulgences of all sorts but in Iceland, things are a little different. Instead of Mardi Gras we have Sprengidagur. The weather this time of year in Iceland doesn’t really allow for big parades but it’s perfect for […]