Feast of the Vikings
What was considered fine dining at the time when Iceland was settled? What did wedding guests at Hlíðarendi eat?
The Icelandic sagas do not expatiate on the food traditions of the first centuries of settlement in Iceland. Historian Kristbjörn Helgi Björnsson has examined food references in the sagas and compared them with the knowledge that has been gathered by archaeological research.
Here, master chef Úlfar Finnbjörnsson, puts forward exciting, tempting and credible recipes for Viking feasts. Photographer Karl Petersson, one of the best food photographers in Iceland, captures the result.
Feast of the Vikings is an extremely interesting, beautiful and inviting book.
Have you tasted roasted great auk? Or lamb haunches? How tasty does walrus soup sound?