Sidsel Overgaard http://kccu.org en 'Frozen' Success Gives Norway A Potential Tourism Boost http://kccu.org/post/frozen-success-gives-norway-potential-tourism-boost Transcript <p>JACKI LYDEN, HOST: <p>Tonight are the Oscars, of course, which will be hosted by the musician and actor Common. One film that's up for a couple of different Oscars is Disney's box-office animated hit "Frozen," which has nominations for Best Animated Feature and Best Original Song. Sun, 02 Mar 2014 12:20:00 +0000 Sidsel Overgaard 51750 at http://kccu.org Oslo May Be Mad For Winter Games — But Not So Much For Hosting Them http://kccu.org/post/oslo-may-be-mad-winter-games-not-so-much-hosting-them Transcript <p>MELISSA BLOCK, HOST: <p>Norwegians love winter sports. Their haul of 26 medals in Sochi placed them third behind Russia and the U.S., a disproportionate haul. So you might think people in Oslo would be thrilled that their city is a likely contender to host the 2022 Winter Games.<p>But Sidsel Overgaard found that's not always the case.<p>SIDSEL OVERGAARD, BYLINE: It's a brisk night in Oslo, a new dusting of snow on the ground. Tue, 25 Feb 2014 21:35:00 +0000 Sidsel Overgaard 51476 at http://kccu.org Years After Tragedy, Norwegian Pop Star Returns To World Stage http://kccu.org/post/years-after-tragedy-norwegian-pop-star-returns-world-stage <p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P7eEzlQ1AD4</p> Wed, 19 Feb 2014 21:04:00 +0000 Sidsel Overgaard 51102 at http://kccu.org Years After Tragedy, Norwegian Pop Star Returns To World Stage New Nordic Food Gods Loosen Up On Strictly Local Cuisine http://kccu.org/post/new-nordic-food-gods-loosen-strictly-local-cuisine This story begins with a lemon. It appeared not long ago on a houseboat-cum-food lab docked outside Scandinavia's temple of local food, the restaurant noma, in Copenhagen.<p>"Isn't that, like, the forbidden fruit?," I ask. Wed, 15 Jan 2014 14:55:00 +0000 Sidsel Overgaard 48985 at http://kccu.org New Nordic Food Gods Loosen Up On Strictly Local Cuisine When Is Cinnamon Spice Not So Nice? The Great Danish Debate http://kccu.org/post/when-cinnamon-spice-not-so-nice-great-danish-debate Who doesn't love a Danish pastry?<br /> <br />And in Denmark, they like their pastries sprinkled with plenty of cinnamon.<br /> <br />But now, Denmark's bakers are being told that their time-honored recipe for the beloved <em>kanelsnegle</em> — or cinnamon swirl — may be unhealthy and against the law. Recent testing by the Danish government found that a large number of the rolls had too much cinnamon — more than the recommended limits set by the European Union.<br /> Wed, 25 Dec 2013 11:03:00 +0000 Sidsel Overgaard 47841 at http://kccu.org When Is Cinnamon Spice Not So Nice? The Great Danish Debate