Lille Julaften

The World according to Dina

Schneegestoeber_kleiner, Foto: Hanne Siebers

Do you know that in Norway the day before Christmas Eve is a holiday? It’s called Lille Julaften – Little Christmas Eve. We, the lovely Bookfayries Siri & Selma, asked our dear Dina to explain this funny holiday and  her response was simple, It’s the day we celebrate the start of celebrations!”  This sounded like a brilliant excuse to our Master and us for a BIG party. And so it was decided: big celebration tonight! We are almost ready now – we’ve cleaned the house, we brought in and decorated our  fairy Christmas tree. In the kitchen the risgrøt , the rice porridge is simmering. Dina will serve it out with melted butter, cinnamon and sugar, but not before we had our traditional Christmas clean out in the sauna. The leftovers will be used for riskrem,  the traditional dessert on Juleaften, but then mixed with whipped cream…

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