A fully illustrated lifestyle book that shares the secrets of Scandinavian living and explores the concept of hygge.
Introduction - 1: Introduction Chapter - 2: Nature & the Seasons Chapter - 3: Outdoor Pursuits Chapter - 4: The Spirit of Self-Suficiency Chapter - 5: The Joy of Fika Chapter - 6: The Nordic Kitchen Chapter - 7: Healthy Hedonism Chapter - 8: Design & Home Chapter - 9: kinship, Conviviality & Openness Chapter - 10: How to Hygge - At a Glance Index - 11: Index Section - 12: Further Reading & Nordic Resources Section - 13: About the Author
Signe Johansen is a Norwegian cook and author of Scandilicious and Scandilicious Baking. A longtime whisky enthusiast, she is the co-founder of 'Spirited Women', a project to get more women into whisky and other spirits. After graduating with a bachelor's degree in archaeology and anthropology from the University of Cambridge, she trained at Leiths School of Food and Wine in London, worked in several of the UK's top restaurants and went on to do her masters in the anthropology of food at SOAS Food Studies Centre at the University of London. She has appeared on Kirstie's Handmade Christmas, What's Cooking and Sunday Brunch. She lives in Bloomsbury, London.
Uplifting, heart-warming, life-enriching. I wish I could have read
this book years ago * Nigel Slater *
How to Hygge is basically the only one of the current crop of titles that you *really* need. . . a gift you'd gleefully receive * Alex Heminsley *
Shows just how easy it is to inject some Scandinavian ideas for good living into your life. With 50 gorgeous recipes and chapters on everything from affordable ways to inject some Scandi chic into your home, through to the joys of fika (coming together over cake and coffee), it's the perfect book for those who want to embrace hygge in a big way -- Laura James, AGA living