Louise Schelde Jensen

Louise Schelde Jensen

full of love to natural fibers and the colors of nature! Works as a fulltime Viking and loves blogging, food, knitting and lots more....
Louise Schelde Jensen
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Figurine from bronze kettle from the Viking age, found in Myklebust, Eid, Sogn og Fjordane regional municipality, Western Norway. From an exhibition in Bergen museum.

Figurine from bronze kettle from the Viking age, found in Myklebust, Eid, Sogn og Fjordane regional municipality, Western Norway. From an exhibition in Bergen museum.

ENGLISH: Bronze kettle / pot from the Viking age, with figurines, found in Myklebust, Eid, Sogn og Fjordane regional municipality, Western Norway. From an exhibition in Bergen museum.

ENGLISH: Bronze kettle / pot from the Viking age, with figurines, found in Myklebust, Eid, Sogn og Fjordane regional municipality, Western Norway. From an exhibition in Bergen museum.

Viking age bead separators of bronze. Grave find, Gotland, Sweden. Object from the exhibition "We call them Vikings" produced by The Swedish History Museum.

Viking age bead separators of bronze. Grave find, Gotland, Sweden. Object from the exhibition "We call them Vikings" produced by The Swedish History Museum.

Viking cauldron replica - Based on the ship's cauldron found with the Oseberg burial.

Viking cauldron replica - Based on the ship's cauldron found with the Oseberg burial.

Article about color of Viking clothing based off of Sagas and Archeological finds: ‘í litklæðum’ – Coloured Clothes in Medieval Scandinavian Literature and Archaeology by Thor Ewing

Article about color of Viking clothing based off of Sagas and Archeological finds: ‘í litklæðum’ – Coloured Clothes in Medieval Scandinavian Literature and Archaeology by Thor Ewing

Viking bread 7 cups of flour. use mix of wheat, barley, oat, & rye 3 c buttermilk 1 egg 1 dash of salt ¼ - ½ c honey ½ - 1 c nuts, walnuts Mix thoroughly. I use an electric mixer with a dough hook to knead the dough. Using flour covered hands, form into balls, 2-3 in. in diameter. refrigerated or freeze till needed. To bake, press flat, ½ inch thick, bake on a flat pan greased with butter over the fire. Turn 1x,2-3 min per side. bread is light brown and sounds hollow when tapped.

Viking bread 7 cups of flour. use mix of wheat, barley, oat, & rye 3 c buttermilk 1 egg 1 dash of salt ¼ - ½ c honey ½ - 1 c nuts, walnuts Mix thoroughly. I use an electric mixer with a dough hook to knead the dough. Using flour covered hands, form into balls, 2-3 in. in diameter. refrigerated or freeze till needed. To bake, press flat, ½ inch thick, bake on a flat pan greased with butter over the fire. Turn 1x,2-3 min per side. bread is light brown and sounds hollow when tapped.

Soapstone cooking pots based on finds from Haithabu. By Florian Peteranderl

Soapstone cooking pots based on finds from Haithabu. By Florian Peteranderl

Simple tank top, truncated and finished with a pleated skirt. Pleats are widely spaced, but each pleat is deep enough to create presence.

Simple tank top, truncated and finished with a pleated skirt. Pleats are widely spaced, but each pleat is deep enough to create presence.