Cookbook Giveaway – How to Hygge

How to Hygge: The Secrets of Nordic Living by Signe Johansen ushers the Scandinavian lifestyle trend right into our homes. Hygge (pronouced “HOO-gah”) is effortlessly orchestrating normal everyday events into special and meaningful occasions. It’s a feeling more than an effort that takes pleasure in other people’s company along with sharing a meal or warm beverage.

For more information on this title, please see our review and recipe post which shares a recipe for comforting and delicious Cardamom Doughnuts.  

We are pleased to offer five copies of this title to our EYB Members in the US.

One of the entry options is to answer the following question in the comments section of this blog post:

What recipe in the  index would you try first?

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  • landreotti  on  March 5, 2017

    Smoked chicken with beets, grains & lentils

  • BethNH  on  March 5, 2017

    Dark chocolate muffins

  • Sunshine1  on  March 5, 2017

    Oh Sticky ginger cake with clementine glaze is just a start. Chicken liver pate with grapefruit. on and on…

  • aeader  on  March 5, 2017

    Sour cherry bundt cake! I love cherries…

  • Joy001  on  March 5, 2017

    Coconut oatmeal porridge.

  • shoffmann  on  March 5, 2017

    Salmon burgers

  • GregH  on  March 5, 2017

    Rhubarb & orange muffins

  • ravensfan  on  March 5, 2017

    Coconut oatmeal porridge

  • ltsuk  on  March 5, 2017

    Depends which food I fall in love with on our vacation to Scandinavia next month!

  • hirsheys  on  March 5, 2017

    Smoked salmon on rye with avocado, pickled shallot & beets. Good lord that sounds delicious!

  • lapetitebaker  on  March 5, 2017

    The sour cherry bundt cake sounds fantastic!

  • Nancith  on  March 5, 2017

    Coconut oatmeal porridge sounds so much better than cold cereal!

  • dcradicrn  on  March 5, 2017

    I would make the Brown butter, sugar & malt shortbread! I love anything with browned butter!

  • sgump  on  March 5, 2017

    Ah, right there at the outset: rhubarb & orange muffins–they sound lovely.

  • lgroom  on  March 5, 2017

    It would be the cardamom donuts.

  • liasim  on  March 5, 2017

    Rhubarb and orange muffins – always looking for new ways to use rhubarb.

  • hillsboroks  on  March 5, 2017

    The Roasted Cauliflower, Spinach and Blue Cheese Salad with Cherries and Walnuts sounds wonderful.

  • PennyG  on  March 5, 2017

    The Ultimate Grilled Cheese sounds scrumptious!

  • Ahahne  on  March 5, 2017

    Roasted Cauliflower – combination of ingredients sounds so good!

  • heyjude  on  March 6, 2017

    I needed to review all the vegetable prep methods.

  • FireRunner2379  on  March 6, 2017

    I'd like to try the Malty Banana Chocolate Chip Walnut Muffins!

  • nadiam1000  on  March 6, 2017

    Brown Butter, Sugar and Malt Shortbread – I love shortbread and making it with brown butter seems like a delicious idea.

  • vickster  on  March 6, 2017

    Rhubarb & Orange Muffins

  • lhudson  on  March 6, 2017

    Sticky Ginger Cake with a Clementine Glaze

  • daniellespinato1  on  March 6, 2017

    I love anything malted so the brown butter, sugar & malt shortbread sound great!

  • hippiechick1955  on  March 6, 2017

    I'd try the Hot Smoked Trout, watercress, pomegranate, and avocado salad. All those flavors melding together sound like a big party on my tongue.

  • monique.potel  on  March 6, 2017

    i think i would like to start
    Whisky-cured gravlakx

  • lebarron2001  on  March 6, 2017

    Roast Rack of Lamb sounds delicious

  • tapeitzman  on  March 6, 2017

    Cardamom twists

  • Siegal  on  March 6, 2017

    I love all things gravlax!!

  • kb_mw  on  March 6, 2017

    Triple cherry glogg!

  • niniacedo  on  March 7, 2017

    The Chicken liver pâté on rye with pink grapefruit marmalade

  • gjelizabeth  on  March 7, 2017

    I'll try any recipe for Muesli.

  • LarissaPrusak  on  March 7, 2017

    Every Bundt cake and recipes with cardamom

  • sarahawker  on  March 7, 2017

    Whisky-cured gravlakx. Very curious sounding.

  • kbennall  on  March 7, 2017

    So many look wonderful…the sour cherry bundt cake, the cardamom donuts…but I have to go with the brown butter and malt shortbread.

  • RaceyR  on  March 8, 2017

    I thought it would be the sticky ginger cake, but then I read the nordic coleslaw ingredient list and that also sounds amazing!

  • jemans  on  March 8, 2017

    All these recipes are beyond perfect. Every single one sounds delicious! I would love to make the Christmas Spiced Madelines.

  • rrwrites  on  March 8, 2017

    sticky ginger cake

  • AnnaZed  on  March 9, 2017

    I would like to make Cardamom doughnuts with orange blossom honey (page 81) from How to Hygge: The Secrets of Nordic Living by Signe Johansen.

  • Karla123  on  March 9, 2017

    As someone who loves to bake, I would be eager to make the "Cardamom doughnuts with orange blossom honey." And, yes, I enjoy reading cookbooks that combine food writing with recipes.

  • DimSumMamma  on  March 10, 2017

    So as the name suggests, these recipes make me want to just stay home, bake, cook and drink with my family. I am about to have a brunch this weekend, and the Rhubarb Orange Muffins sound divine and so this would be the first thing for me to make… the second if you are interested is the Boozy, Malty, Creamy Hot Chocolate. Ohhhhhh

  • tarae1204  on  March 10, 2017

    Malty banana chocolate chip walnut muffins.

  • glennieglennie  on  March 11, 2017

    oooh my….. i want to try all of these lovely recipes, but i'm dying to make the smoked venison on sourdough with pear, fig & toasted nuts! literally drooled when i got to that one in the list

  • mpdeb98  on  March 11, 2017

    Christmas spice madeleines

  • Megoola  on  March 11, 2017

    Id make the cocktail. Not sure what to sub for egg whites though.

  • Tarn68  on  March 12, 2017

    Christmas spice madeleines

  • Uhmandanicole  on  March 13, 2017

    Midsummer almond torte with a lemon & elderflower glaze sounds amazing!

  • Teruska  on  March 14, 2017

    Spiced Roast Pork Belly.

  • fregal  on  March 16, 2017

    dark chocolate muffins

  • rosyannposy  on  March 16, 2017

    Darkness & Light.

  • juazella  on  March 16, 2017

    Oatmeal waffles

  • RSW  on  March 17, 2017

    Sour Cherry Bundt Cake

  • MmeFleiss  on  March 17, 2017

    Cardamom donuts for sure.

  • Dmartin997  on  March 17, 2017

    Sour cherry bundt cake

  • kimtrev  on  March 17, 2017

    Cardamom Twists

  • jdub1371  on  March 17, 2017


  • kayanelson  on  March 17, 2017

    The ultimate grilled cheese

  • fiarose  on  March 17, 2017

    oh this book looks so lovely…some of the ones i especially love: rhubarb and orange muffins (man i love rhubarb), almond torte with lemon and elderflower, sticky ginger cake with clementine, goat's curd with green apple, pomegranate, and honey, smoked chicken with beets, grains, and lentils, hot christmas AND sizzling january, freya's flip…wow, those cocktails especially sound so wonderful.

  • roxlet  on  March 18, 2017

    Cardamom donuts 100%

  • cocecitycook  on  March 18, 2017

    Sticky ginger cake, yum!

  • Mivas  on  March 18, 2017

    Christmas spice madeleines

  • FunkyViriditas  on  March 19, 2017

    I lived in Iceland for one month. The next couple of months, I lived in France. Iceland had the better food by far, lol.

  • laurel2000  on  March 24, 2017

    Sour cherry bundt cake. Sounds great for teatime.

  • GeneratorHalf  on  March 24, 2017

    Midsummer almond torte

  • edyenicole  on  March 25, 2017

    I want to try the dark chocolate muffins. Yes, I do enjoy that.

  • auntietina  on  March 26, 2017

    Sour Cherry Bundt Cake would be the recipe my family would want first.

  • banba1  on  March 26, 2017

    Sour cherry bundt cake for me too!

  • Auntnanny  on  March 28, 2017

    Winter salad. Yummy. Cardamom twists would be second

  • JenJoLa  on  March 29, 2017

    The ultimate grilled cheese. Yum!

  • Julia  on  March 29, 2017

    Dark Chocolate Muffins

  • elogibs  on  March 30, 2017

    Allspice and whisky chicken skewers and the coconut oatmeal porridge sound cozy. I really enjoy my recipes accompanied by writing, giving background and context to the food.

  • linmin  on  March 30, 2017

    Oatmeal Waffles.

  • Katiefayhutson  on  March 31, 2017

    Cardamom twists!

  • sequoia55  on  April 3, 2017

    Sour Cherry Bundt Cake

  • melmaren  on  April 7, 2017

    Midsummer almond torte with a lemon & elderflower glaze

  • imaluckyducky  on  April 7, 2017

    Coconut oatmeal porridge – and I love the recipe/foodwriting combo

  • Wende  on  April 10, 2017

    Whisky-cured gravlakx

  • heyjude  on  April 10, 2017

    Sticky Ginger Cake

  • rchreview  on  April 11, 2017

    I very much enjoy books that combine recipes along with essays – I like hearing about other cultures or memoirs about someone's life.

    I would love to try the Midsummer almond torte with a lemon & elderflower glaze…mmm!

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