While I’m on holiday, I have a few posts to share… and when I come back – I’ll hopefully have posts from my trip too!
Desserts in Iceland
Rather than doing a whole bunch of short posts about some of the desserts my travel companion and I tried while in Iceland, I thought that I would do a bit of an all-in-one post about a few of them… I’ll also do a bit of one on candy and treats later in too…
If you are in an Iceland grocery store, you might see this – for us it was in the section with the amazing Icelanic yoghurt, Skyr (with which we both developed a fast obsession…) but it’s not yoghurt, instead it’s mousse! So creamy and delicious!
When I visited Finland last summer, every stop at a grocery or ice cream shop included a pause to look for licorice. It was a very common sweet flavor there, but not so much at home. Icelanders don’t seem to be quite as obsessed with it as Finns, but we still found it here and there, including this amazing licorice meringue from a cafe in the Kringlan mall in Reykjavik. Not only is the meringue flavored like licorice, there were small chewy licorice candies at the bottom of the cookie for an extra licorice treat.
Found with the cookies, these little bars are like heaven for a cup of tea (or if you are brave the very strong Icelandic coffee).
It’s a flaky cookie, topped with strawberry jam, topped with another cookie, topped with marzipan, and then both ends are dipped in chocolate. Addictive…(almost as much as the Skyr!)