Anything but bland: Beatrice Ojakangas on 'Breakfast with Beatrice'

By Tracy Briggs
Fargo Forum

Breakfast with Beatrice (Beatrice Ojakangas)Ojakangas is not Norwegian, but 100 percent Finnish. Nonetheless, her cookbook, which is available in Fargo at Zandbroz Variety and Barnes and Noble, features recipes from Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Finland and Iceland. And she has friends who go all out for Syttende Mai.

"They put out a great big spread — salmon and cheeses," she said. "Friends of ours even have a parade and wave Norwegian flags."

Ojakangas said whether it's a holiday like Syttende Mai or any day of the week, breakfast can be party time, and her new book can provide the recipes.

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