Creole Spaghetti Stew

A recipe from  “Specialities Of The House” published in the sixties


A spaghetti dinner with full-bodied flavour in spite of the short, short cooking time. As prepared by  Margaret E Terrell at the University of Washington, Seattle,  Washington.



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Banana Muffins – Bananmuffins

A recipe from a collection series called “Nye Mesterkokken” (The New Master Cook) published Skandinavisk Presse AS in 1974


Nice, juicy muffins with banana served with a glass of orange juice, a cup of coffee or tea is a delicious snack. Besides, they are easy to make.



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Beef Tongue Financière – Oksetunge Financière

A recipe from “Det Nye Kjøkkenbiblioteket” (The New Kitchen Library) published by Gyldendal in 1971

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Text at the top of the recipe: Quite rightly, the French adjective has got something to do with money and finances. And who would have a better sense of food and economy than just the house wife? She will with her sure sense of economy  be able to get the money to suffice to adapt this outstanding course in her repertoire of dishes.

A nice patronising start on this recipe – Ted 🙂



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Cherry liqueur – Kirsebærlikør

An old recipe handed down from my grandmother


In my family we have made cherry liqueur for at least four generations. My grandmother, who was a tea-totaller by the way, taught me how to make it and I have taught my daughters. You may find our recipe a little different than others as we spice it and we don’t remove the pits from the cherries – Ted



Carciofi Ripieni – Stuffed Artichokes / Fylte Artiskokker

A recipe from “Italiensk Kjøkken På Sitt Beste” (Italian Kitchen At It’s Best) published by a Norwegian book club in 1977

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Gâteau Saint-Honoré – French Crumble Cake With Profiteroles / Fransk Mørdeigskake Med Vannbakkels

A recipe from “Berømte Retter” (Famous Dishes) published by Ernst G Mortensen in 1970

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Gâteau Saint-Honoré was invented by a Parisian pastry chef as a tasty symbol of bon vivant Paris. The cake is named after Saint Honoré, bishop of Amiens around the year 600, which is the pastry chef patron saint.



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Chinese Fried Rice

A recipe from “Ris & Pasta” a Danish cook book in a series called MENU published in  1978

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Tortilla De Carne – Spanish Meat Omelette

 A recipe from “The World’s Best Recipes” published by Newnes in 1935

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From the foreword:
The world’s best recipes contains 1,000 recipes, the pick of 100,000 miles of travel experiences in Britain Overseas and foreign lands.

The wide choice of something new to eat comes not only from the famous capitals, big cities, provincial and country towns of the four corners of the world, but from far-flung bush villages and isolated camps way Back o’ Beyond.




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Swedish Meat Balls

A Recipe from “A Picture Treasury Of Good Cooking” published by The Tested Recipe Institute in 1953

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You’ll find a recipe for Swedish Meat Balls from a Swedish women’s magazine published in 1959 HERE . I posted it  back in November.



Old Fashioned Rye Buns – Gammeldagse Rugboller

A recipe from a collection series called “Nye Mesterkokken” (The New Master Cook) published Skandinavisk Presse AS in 1974

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Warm fresh rye buns with just butter can be mouthwatering ! These buns are easily baked and is relatively quick to make. They have nice rye flavour and almost belong to the classics among yeast bakery.



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Curried Shrimps – Karryrejer

A recipe from the Danish “God Mad – Let At lave” (Nice Food – Easy To Make) published by husholdningslærerforeningen in 1976


Since I have started adding the recipes in Norwegian on posts that builds on Norwegian cook books I think it is only right that I add the recipe in the original  language in posts that builds on Danish cook books as well. Other languages may follow – Ted 😉



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Griesznockerlsuppe "Milly" – Austrian Beef Soup With “Klot”

A recipe from “Kulinarisk Pass” (Culinary Passport) published by Tupperware in 1970

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Rum Babas

A recipe from “Good  Housekeeping – Cookery Book” published by  Ebury Press in 1976. The Book was first published in 1948

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Stuffed Sole In Pernod Sauce

A recipe from “The Love Of Cooking” published by Collins in 1972

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Grape Cake – Druekake

A recipe from “Kaker Til Kaffen” (Cakes For The Coffee) published by a Norwegian family weekly’s book club in 1979




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