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A little about me:) I am really into French pastry learning these days. Made my first croissants from scratch . Not successful I am afraid. Managed to kill the yeast unfortunately :D trying again after my trip to Paris. I love making food using the birch sap. Next to my home in Norway is a forest full of birch trees. In the spring I harvest the sap and later use it for desserts and sauces. I keep bees and collect the honey during summer also. I love eating fresh organic vegetables and eggs.I grow a lot of my own veggies. I keep some hens who give me lovely eggs . My favorite crop are fingerling potatoes and summer peas. I like cheese and love French cheese. I live in an ecovillage in Norway and know how to use renewable energy.Installed first 9solar panels on my roof this summer. www.hurdalecovillage.no
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I live in the only ecovillage in Norway. www.hurdalecovillage.no
Learning Norwegian,food, plants ,sun ,art .
Spending time with family. reading books on entrepreneurship . Doing spontaneous adventures with my husband.
One Amazing Thing I’ve Done
I have eaten 12 green chillies once.
Rescued a baby wren when we lived in Raleigh.
Spent 24 hours in the mother Apple store in NYC.
What I Can Share with Hosts
I am a good cook and appreciate fine cuisine principles from around the world. I can talk about green living and eco conscious living at length. I am a permaculturalist and can share expereinces of growing my own food and stories of harvesting energy from the sun and wind.
Countries I’ve Visited
Bahrain, India, Singapore, South Africa, United States
Countries I’ve Lived In
Bangladesh, Peru, South Africa, United States