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Current Icelandic Weddings<br />Nancy Villante<br />
Traditions<br />Icelandic wedding drink, Mead. <br /> Way back in the Viking era it was a legal requirement to <br />     ...
Kransakaka<br />Make sure that you do the final kneading of the dough in a large pot over low heat. It´s a pain, but it´s ...
Locations<br />Destination<br />Church<br />Outdoors<br />
Brúðkaup<br />Icelandic vs United States <br />Icelandic culture in weddings<br />
Mrs. ElinbjortJonsdottirMr. Tryggvi Pall Fridriksson<br />
Dress<br />
Brandon Williamsson<br />
Asatru<br />
All Orientation Weddings<br />June 2010- same sex couples can now have a full wedding in Iceland.<br /> The Prime Minister...
Worth Checking Out!!!<br />http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WIIKHFN0svc&feature=related<br />Wedding song video directed by ...
References<br />http://www.flickr.com/people/audunn/<br />http://www.epicurious.com/recipes/member/views/KRANSAKAKA-126041...
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ICELANDIC WEDDINGS

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ICELANDIC WEDDINGS

  1. 1. Current Icelandic Weddings<br />Nancy Villante<br />
  2. 2. Traditions<br />Icelandic wedding drink, Mead. <br /> Way back in the Viking era it was a legal requirement to <br /> drink Mead for a full ‘moon’ or 30 days after a marriage. <br /> (honeymoon)<br />Traditional Icelandic wedding cake<br />called Kransakaka<br />almond in flavor, made of ascending rings to form a cone.  It is filled with chocolates or candy inside.<br />Friday – goddess Frigga<br />Wedding traditions of the Lutheran church (98% of Icelandic population<br />
  3. 3. Kransakaka<br />Make sure that you do the final kneading of the dough in a large pot over low heat. It´s a pain, but it´s worth the work. The heat does wonders for the sugar, resulting in moist kransekage with the most amazing crust. <br />6 egg whites2 kg almond paste (best to special order from baking places)500 g powdered sugar <br />Preparation<br />Put everything in a large stand mixer with a dough hook and mix until sugar is incorporated. Transfer to a large pot over medium low heat and continue to knead dough for 20-30 min. Dough should be smooth, add powdered sugar if needed. Cool dough, shape according to directions on kransekage forms.<br />
  4. 4. Locations<br />Destination<br />Church<br />Outdoors<br />
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  6. 6. Brúðkaup<br />Icelandic vs United States <br />Icelandic culture in weddings<br />
  7. 7. Mrs. ElinbjortJonsdottirMr. Tryggvi Pall Fridriksson<br />
  8. 8. Dress<br />
  9. 9. Brandon Williamsson<br />
  10. 10. Asatru<br />
  11. 11. All Orientation Weddings<br />June 2010- same sex couples can now have a full wedding in Iceland.<br /> The Prime Minister of Iceland, Johanna Sigurdardottir, married her partner. <br />There are a range of choices for the ceremony. <br />
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  14. 14. Worth Checking Out!!!<br />http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WIIKHFN0svc&feature=related<br />Wedding song video directed by an Icelander<br />http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=utwU4pOhWqs<br />Please watch: destination wedding of iceland short film. <br />
  15. 15. References<br />http://www.flickr.com/people/audunn/<br />http://www.epicurious.com/recipes/member/views/KRANSAKAKA-1260410#ixzz1Td7LmG9Y<br />http://charlestonweddingstudio.com/kransakaka-icelandic-wedding-cake/<br />http://www.formalbride.com/wedding_traditions.htm<br />http://www.travelbee.co.uk/iceland.htm<br />http://www.icelandtouristboard.com/index.php?page=p13<br />http://www.nordiskfilmogtvfond.com/index.php?sid=59&ptid=3<br />

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