Northern Hospitality – Promotion

Northern Hospitality with The Portland Hunt + Alpine Club: A Celebration of Cocktails, Cooking, and Coming Together by Andrew and Briana Volk is the debut cookbook from the owners of the The Portland Hunt + Alpine Club. The Volk’s restaurant is a two-time James Beard semi-finalist in the Outstanding Bar Program category. This couple takes care of their guests as if they were welcoming them into their own home – making them comfortable with cocktails that are as carefully crafted as the main entrees themselves.  

Northern Hospitality shares Andrew’s cocktail recipes and lessons on batching cocktails, warm drinks, and Mezcal as well as recipes that are inspired by Portland and Scandinavia.  Bar snacks include green chile popcorn, cured venison, and house-made pretzels and Smorgasbords feature smoked fish, cheese, and house-made cider pickles. Classic to lesser known plates range from Swedish meatballs with spaetzle and nutmeg cream to nori hashbrowns and trout roe.

Features on ice fishing, shucking oysters, how to build a bonfire, and après-ski provide an experience as unique as the club itself. Through beautiful photography, cocktails and recipes, you too can celebrate the seasons the way those in the north do: with warmth, fun, and a sense of wonder. 

Our   takes you inside the pages of this beautiful book and shares   for the following:

The publisher is offering three copies of this book to EYB Members in the US and Canada. One of the entry options is to answer the following question in the comments section of this blog post.

Which recipe in the index would you try first?

Please note that you must be logged into the Rafflecopter contest before posting or your entry won’t be counted. For more information on this process, please see our step-by-step help post. Be sure to check your spam filters to receive our email notifications. Prizes can take up to 6 weeks to arrive from the publishers. If you are not already a Member, you can join at no cost. The contest ends at midnight on November 21st, 2018.

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  • Drummer15  on  October 7, 2018

    Love comfort food!

  • matag  on  October 7, 2018

    Walnut brittle

  • Nhcookingdiva  on  October 7, 2018

    This book looks SO great! Really innovative drinks. Would love to make the Salmon Soup!

  • rchesser  on  October 7, 2018

    The Cider Pickles!

  • Kristjudy  on  October 7, 2018

    The salmon soup

  • Roxy12  on  October 7, 2018

    The Norseman with Cucumber Salad

  • JulieQC  on  October 7, 2018

    Meatball soup 🙂

  • MiMi60  on  October 7, 2018

    I would like to give Cucumber salad a try.

  • choppergirl  on  October 7, 2018

    Finnish fruit soup

  • lauriesk  on  October 7, 2018

    I would try the Æbleskiver first

  • demomcook  on  October 7, 2018

    Brown butter-wash aquavit

  • TrishaCP  on  October 8, 2018

    A price above rubies….

  • kmn4  on  October 9, 2018

    Finnish cardamom bread (Pulla)

  • sarahawker  on  October 9, 2018

    Sloe gin fizz

  • janv  on  October 9, 2018

    Pickled green strawberries

  • ravensfan  on  October 11, 2018

    Green chile popcorn

  • banba1  on  October 12, 2018

    Ooh, yum, I'll have an 1840 Sazerac, please.

  • kgrainger  on  October 12, 2018

    The Anthology Club

  • Steben  on  October 13, 2018

    The salmon soup

  • debbiehb  on  October 13, 2018

    Smoked trout devilled eggs

  • t.t  on  October 13, 2018

    Homemade pretzels

  • sedm3949  on  October 13, 2018

    Summer vegetable stew!

  • Mariarosa  on  October 13, 2018

    I'd make a heavy weather….

  • jmay42066  on  October 14, 2018

    Butterscotch budino with pistachio praline

  • eatysmith  on  October 16, 2018

    Rice pudding (Riccipurra)!

  • LaurenE  on  October 18, 2018

    Cider Pickles

  • lindaeatsherbooks  on  October 19, 2018

    I would like to make the smoked trout devilled eggs.

  • kayswo  on  October 19, 2018


  • Dannausc  on  October 19, 2018

    Green chile popcorn

  • BMeyer  on  October 20, 2018


  • EmilyR  on  October 22, 2018

    the firecracker or the Pistachio praline

  • antpantsii  on  October 25, 2018

    A Mexican Trike looks smashing

  • dkpiper  on  October 26, 2018

    I'll have to wait until early next spring, but I'd like to try to make the pickled green strawberries. In the meantime, The Norseman.

  • Shelley.b  on  October 26, 2018

    Walnut brittle

  • sequoia55  on  October 27, 2018


  • shipwrecks  on  October 27, 2018

    Walnut brittle

  • DemelzaPoldark  on  October 27, 2018

    Dilled Potato Salad

  • Jenamarie  on  October 27, 2018

    Chocolate budino with walnut brittle

  • Siegal  on  October 28, 2018

    I want to make the dt sloe

  • jenmatt  on  October 28, 2018

    Finnish cardamom bread

  • kennethjohngilmour  on  October 29, 2018

    love bread and butter pickles so would have a try at the recipe found on page 113

  • Emily Hope  on  November 1, 2018

    I love bourbon cocktails, so A Price Above Rubies

  • elsid22  on  November 3, 2018

    Hot buttered rum mix

  • a1apple  on  November 6, 2018

    Salmon soup

  • rosalee  on  November 7, 2018

    The salmon soup sounds intriguing!

  • Laura1  on  November 9, 2018

    cider pickles

  • Lkitchings  on  November 9, 2018

    Finnish fruit soup (page 89)

  • orchidlady01  on  November 12, 2018

    Pistachio praline

  • Uhmandanicole  on  November 20, 2018

    My husband proposed during the solar eclipse, so Lunar phases is a no brainer to try first!

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