A starter recipe from “Recipes the Modern Pabst-ett Way” published by Pabst Corporation in 1931
Pabst-ett was a cheese prodused by Pabst brewery during Prohibition. Many breweries turned to alternative pruducts back then. After Prohibition ended in 1933, Pabst sold the cheese business off to Kraft who continued to produce Pabst-ett cheese until at least the late 1940’s. If you want to try your hand at this recipe, use any cheese to your taste you think might go well with the rest of the recipe ingredients.
A dinner recipe from “Fisk og Skalldyr” (Fish and Shellfish) published by Hjemmets Kokebokklubb in 1980
This dish has always been popular in Norway and it still is. You will find several versions of it in the freezers at any grocers all over the country. Nice enough of course, but nothing compared with your own home cooked – Ted
An old recipe from Toten. This recipe is taken from the book “Amtmanninen og hennes døtre” (The country governor’s wife and her daughters), written by Torveig Dahl, Kirsten Gustad, Anne Mari Amlien, Vigdis Bjørhovde, Rita Wentzel-Larsen and Karin E. Jansen.
The book is based on the handwritten recipe from Ditlevine Weidemann and her daughters Ingeborg Marie, Nahyda and Amalie from Stenberg at Toten, where they lived from 1802 to 1901.
The country governor’s wife kept track of large and comprehensive households, and was responsible for ensuring that what was served for both everyday and parties was state-of-the-art and contentive for the family, for the staff – and for all the guests throughout the year.
A breakfast recipe found in “Recipes the Modern Pabst-ett Way” published by the Pabst Cooporation in 1931
Pabst-ett was a cheese prodused by Pabst brewery during Prohibition. After Prohibition ended in 1933, Pabst sold the cheese business off to Kraft who continued to produce Pabst-ett cheese until at least the late 1940’s. If you want to try your hand at this recipe, use any cheese to your taste you think might go well the rest of the recipe ingredients.
In every issue of BBC History Magazine, picture editor Sam Nott brings you a recipe from the past. In this article, a vegetable pie from the Tudor era.
Sam writes: This 1596 recipe for a “pie of bald meats [greens] for fish days” was handy for times such as Lent or Fridays when the church forbade the eating of meat (another similar recipe is called simply Friday Pie). Medieval pastry was a disposable cooking vessel, but in the 1580s there were great advancements in pastry work. Pies became popular, with many pastry types, shapes and patterns filled with everything from lobster to strawberries. This pie’s sweet/savoury combo is typical of Tudor cookery. I enjoyed it, but was glad I’d reduced the sugar content.
A spicy cheese cake recipe found in “Ost i Varme og Kalde Retter” (Cheese in Hot nd Cold Dishes) published by Den Norske Bokklubben i 1988
Cheesecake is a cake-like pie, which usually contains the kesam (or another unsalted cream cheese), egg, milk and sugar.
Already in Roman antiquity, a type of cheesecake was made of sour cream and kesame. Recipes have been retrieved from Cato the Elder’s collection, where he refers to two types: libum and placenta. Of the two, the placenta resembles most modern cheesecakess, since it has a crust that is baked separately.
A classic side dish found in “Varme Småretter” (Small Hot Dishes) in the “Ingrids Beste” (Ingrid’s Best) series publishd by Gyldendal i 1991
If you think it’s a lot of work to first cook the vegetables and then gratinate them afterwards, you can use deep-frozen vegetables as a starting point.
Deep frozen broccoli or a blend of summer vegetables are excellent. Put the vegetables deep frozen in the mould and pour the sauce over them. Calculate 4-5 minutes longer in the oven for the frozen ones.
A starter recipe found in “Fransk Bondekost” (French Farmhouse Cooking) published by Hjemmets Kokebokklubb in 1980
It is not correct to use the term “cousine” of French farmhouse cooking. It is more a natural part of life. There is no Machiavellian refinements or superfluous embellishments. Wholesome, tasty, simple ingredients in dishes to suit season, climate and workload.
A snacks recipe found in “Ost i Varme og Kalde Retter”
(Cheese in Hot and Cold Dishes) published by
Den Norske Bokklubb in 1988
Every grocers has shelf after chelf with salt snacks these days so it is
so easy to grab a box or bag, but why not try this recipe for these
spicy snack straws instead the next time the snacks hunger hits you