Daughters of Norway to experience lefse making

Janna Armbruster demonstrates the use of a ricer in making lefse at a Daughters of Norway meeting in 2010.
Janna Armbruster demonstrates the use of a ricer in making lefse at a Daughters of Norway meeting in 2010.

FALLBROOK – The Daughters of Norway Hulda Garborg Lodge #49 will learn the art of lefse making at their meeting on March 11. Lefse is a traditional soft Norwegian flatbread made with potatoes, flour, butter, and milk. It is cooked on a large, flat griddle.

Janna Armbruster, president of the Grand Lodge and member of Hulda Garborg, will demonstrate how to prepare lefse using long wooden turning sticks and special rolling pins. Afterward, members will be able to try their hand at cooking and tasting this delicious pastry with special toppings.

The meeting starts at 10 a.m. with the cultural program at 11 a.m. All women of Scandinavian heritage are welcome to attend the Daughters of Norway meetings held the second Saturday of each month at the Fallbrook Woman’s Club, 238 W. Mission Road, Fallbrook. Following the cultural program is a potluck lunch at noon.

For additional information, call (760) 468-7406 or email [email protected].

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