The Girl Who Ate Everything

Blogging about food and whatever since 2004.

How I got my temporary residence permit in Norway (in 2015)

How I got my temporary residence permit in Norway (in 2015)

I moved to Norway in mid-October of 2015. About two months later, my application for a temporary residence permit was approved. Here's what I did to get my permit, featuring all the boring details you never wanted.

How to make tian dou hua (甜豆花), sweet tofu custard with ginger syrup

How to make tian dou hua (甜豆花), sweet tofu custard with ginger syrup

Out of all the recipes I've tried since moving to Norway in attempts to recreate dishes I've missed from home, this recipe for one of my favorite desserts, tian dou hua, is the easiest and most "omggggg this actually tastes like the thing I want it to taste like" dish. You can make it too using Cathy Erway's recipe from her Taiwanese recipe book, The Food of Taiwan.

Merry Christmas! Here's how to refer to the days of Christmas in Norwegian

Merry Christmas! Here's how to refer to the days of Christmas in Norwegian

Just last week I learned how to refer to the major days of Christmas in Norwegian. Cool! Maybe I should've learned that two Christmases ago when I moved here, but whatever!! Every day is another opportunity to limblessly flop my way up the stairwell of Norwegian competency!!!

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