SkÃ¥l (Skoal): a Scandinavian toast. For the proper pronunciation, see here. Akvavit (Aquavit): a Scandinavian distilled liquor usually flavored with caraway. In 1967 the young Swedish actor Max von Sydow, fresh from playing the role of Jesus, posed for a photo triptych demonstrating how to skoal with style: The photos appeared in “The Cooking of […]