Kari Diehl is a food writer and editor who specializes in Scandinavian cuisine. She's the author of a Nordic cuisine cookbook.
- Freelance food writer
- Author of "The Everything Nordic Cookbook"
- Copywriter and editor
Kari Diehl is a former writer for The Spruce, contributing articles and recipes for almost five years. She is a seasoned copywriter and editor and makes her home with her husband and their children in the Pacific Northwest.
A lifelong lover of all things Scandinavian, Kari learned early that the best part of Christmas was baking the exceptional cookie and cake recipes handed down by her Swedish, Norwegian, and Danish great-grandmothers. With three children to feed and an Icelandic sister-in-law providing inspiration, she dedicates her free time to translating and testing traditional and modern fusion recipes from Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Iceland, and Finland.
Kari Diehl has a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Tennessee and a Master of Arts degree and Ph.D. in English from the University of California Los Angeles. Her studies included Old Norse and Old English as a participant in the College Scholars Program.
Awards and Publications
- Kari Diehl is the author of "The Everything Nordic Cookbook."
- She has also contributed to Viking magazine.
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