Icelandic Noms Part II

As I mentioned in our last Icelandic Noms post, we’ve mostly been cooking on our own. It has really been simple items- sandwiches, yogurt and granola, fruits and cheese, etc. Later this week I plan to try making something a bit more involved- we already snagged a disposable grill!

We’ve been hitting up Icelandic supermarkets along the way to fill in many of our breakfasts and lunches and even most of our dinners!

Generally, our meals have looked like this:


Lunch along Skotufjordur, Westfjords, Iceland. Simple but filling. And seriously who cares what you are eating when you have this view!

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Icelandic Noms: Part I

When we decided on Iceland, I thought that it wouldn’t be a “foodie” vacation.

We decided from the start that it wouldn’t be financially feasible for us to eat out three times a day for two weeks-I keep planting that hundred dollar bill tree but the damn thing won’t grow! So we planned to eat out as little as possible and instead buy and make our own food. However, we’ve still managed to have quite a few AMAZING meals since we’ve arrived. Of course we haven’t been eating as lean as we usually do, but hey it’s vacation and since we’ve been hiking most days for several hours, I’m not concerned.

Starting with the really fun stuff- the meals we’ve had at the various little holes in the wall around this country. Every tiny place offers incredible presentation!


This AMAZING salad was topped with bits of feta and sundried tomato. The restaurant is called Talisman in the tiny, sleepy fishing village of Suðureyri in the Westfjords. DELISH.

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