Oat Macaroons / Havremakroner

A Norwegian classic among the Christmas cookies
from grytelokket.com

Oat macaroons are a part of the traditional Christmas baking for many Norwegians and they are juicier and softer than many of the other traditional cookies we baked for Christmas here in Norway.

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Beet Bread / Rødbetebrød

A great and wholesome bread recipe found on helios.no

What could be better than freshly baked bread with organic butter? The Norwegian National Baker Team has conjured up this wonderful bread that tastes as good as it looks!

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Veiled Party Girls / Tilslørte Partypiker

A desert recipe from “Snart Ferdig” (Soon Finished) Published by Hjemmets Kokebokklubb in 1984

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One of the most popular recipes I’ve posted lately was Veiled Peasant Girls. Here’s a luxury version for parties. Simple, quick and delicious – Ted


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Medieval Monday – Saffron & Cinnamon Chicken With Barley / Safran & Kanel Kylling Med Bygggryn

A recipe found at NewScandinavianCooking – Recipe by Andreas Viestad

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043_saffron-and-cinnamon-chicken-with-barley2Andreas Viestad writes: In Medieval times, most Norwegians had a pretty basic diet. When they didn’t eat porridge, they had fish. And if they had neither, they had nothing. However, the upper classes and the clergy led a quite different life, with freshwater fish, poultry and exotic spices.


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Pork Knuckle In Beer And Apple Juice / Svineknoke I Øl Og Eplemost

A recipe from Norway’s most popular food site the newspaper VG’s godt.no. Recipe composed by Lise Finckenhagen


traditional-badge2_thumb1One of the obvious food trends we see more of here in Norway presently is the idea of ​​going back to the traditional ways regarding both dishes, techniques and ingredients. But often with a modern twist. This recipe composed by popular radio and TV cook and well known food blogger Lise Finckenhagen is a great example of this.


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Furmenty With Venison / Furmenty Med Hjortekjøtt

Recipes from late 14th – mid 15th century Britain found at Let Hem Boyle

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Since a lot of the ingredients in medieval recipes are unknown to most of us I’ve added a list of the most common ones with explanation and the closest modern equivalent for those of you who want to try out some of these recipes. Click the link above for the list – Ted


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Bran Honey Apple Muffins

A recipe from an ad for Nabisco Fran published in 1945


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Paradise Meringues

A recipe from “My 40 Favourite Recipes” by Mary Alden published in 1951


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