• Vinarterta! One of ‘The best gifts of the year, as chosen by experts’
    by Arden Jackson on December 2, 2018 at 5:05 pm

    Vinarterta! One of ‘The best gifts of the year, as chosen by experts.’ at CBC.ca LIFE We are honoured to be featured! https:// The post Vinarterta! One of ‘The best gifts of the year, as chosen by experts’ appeared first on Arden Jackson. […]

  • Vinarterta. Our Prized Christmas Cake
    by Arden Jackson on December 1, 2018 at 3:16 pm

    Vinarterta. Our Prized Christmas Cake. People of Icelandic heritage in North America all know it, and identify with it so strongly you would think it was a living person. Families guard their own variations in number of layers and flavouring so intently that emotions rise when ever the recipe is discussed. Every version is wrong [...] The post Vinarterta. Our Prized Christmas Cake appeared first on Arden Jackson. […]

  • Bring Joy! (And Vinarterta!)
    by Arden Jackson on November 25, 2018 at 4:14 pm

    Bring Joy! (And Vinarterta)! Holidays and Christmas Celebrations are here! Sharing a laugh with your 90 year old Amma could be a a highlight for you? Or playing with children and grandchildren? Sharing a beautiful dinner, coffee time, cocktails and family traditions with a new love, long loved partners, multitudinous relatives and dear friends could [...] The post Bring Joy! (And Vinarterta!) appeared first on Arden Jackson. […]

  • Vinar Terra, Vinarkaka, Vinarterta or Vínarterta?
    by Arden Jackson on November 10, 2018 at 6:10 pm

    Vinar Terra, Vínarkaka, or Vínarterta While in Iceland a couple of summers ago I made a rustic Vínarkaka in Valur Gunnarsson’s Reykjavik kitchen with ingredients from the Bónus grocery store. The eggs were incredibly yellow, the butter was the most buttery ever, the flour was fluffier, the sugar more granular, the cream was heavenly, the [...] The post Vinar Terra, Vinarkaka, Vinarterta or Vínarterta? appeared first on Arden Jackson. […]

  • Icelandic Spooky Folklore: The Deacon of Dark River
    by Arden Jackson on October 31, 2018 at 2:58 pm

    Icelandic Spooky Folklore: The Deacon of Dark River Djákninn á Myrká (The Deacon of Dark River) is a favourite spooky Christmas Icelandic folk tale. “A deacon who lived on a farm called Myrká (Dark River) had a girlfriend named Guðrún. She lived on farm called Bægisá located on the other side of a big river [...] The post Icelandic Spooky Folklore: The Deacon of Dark River appeared first on Arden Jackson. […]

  • Vinarterta: Radiant Love Big Hug
    by Arden Jackson on October 28, 2018 at 2:47 pm

    Vinarterta: Radiant Love Big Hug. Is that what you want? Perhaps what we share is a desire for family love simply baked up in a cake? Are you a champion of traditions that feel like a warm embrace, and what being home means to you? Do you like to create timeless memories, especially for Holidays, [...] The post Vinarterta: Radiant Love Big Hug appeared first on Arden Jackson. […]

  • Vinarterta. Live and Let Live.
    by Arden Jackson on October 26, 2018 at 1:21 pm

    Vinarterta. You used to say Live and Let Live. (You know you did. You know you did. You know you did.) Was life easier when you were young and your heart was an open book? And now in this ever-changing world do you yearn for time to stand still, or slow down for just a [...] The post Vinarterta. Live and Let Live. appeared first on Arden Jackson. […]

  • Vinarterta Icelandic Cake Delivered To Your Door!
    by Arden Jackson on September 21, 2018 at 2:50 pm

    Many cakes! We’re making them for you! Vinarterta Icelandic Cake Delivered To Your Door! The unique and different part of our bakery business is that we specialize in the online purchase of Vinarterta The Delicious Striped Icelandic Cake delivered to your door where ever you are! Our premium handmade cakes are shipped in our custom [...] The post Vinarterta Icelandic Cake Delivered To Your Door! appeared first on Arden Jackson. […]

  • You are made of this; the dream of you.
    by Arden Jackson on September 11, 2018 at 1:04 pm

    Adventure, discovery, necessity, creativity and love brought you here. To a place and a cake that wins the heart. Magnificent humans before you, and for you, transformed ingredients from around the world into edible love. A whispered secret recipe was blown across the ocean into the womb of New Iceland. A deep history of sea [...] The post You are made of this; the dream of you. appeared first on Arden Jackson. […]

  • You can’t buy happiness.
    by Arden Jackson on September 8, 2018 at 3:49 pm

    You can’t buy happiness but you can buy Vínarterta and that’s kind of the same thing. We’re feeling very happy thanks to our beloved customer. Happiness is getting this card in the mail. “Wishing you a big slice of happiness.Thought of you when I saw this card. You make the best Vínarterta.” – Lovingly, Gladys [...] The post You can’t buy happiness. appeared first on Arden Jackson. […]