The smell of this seafood stew as it simmers on the stove will bring back every outing you’ve ever had to the sea. Tear into the rustic bread, dip a piece in the creamy white wine sauce and let the juice dribble down your chin.
A traditional Norwegian dish found in “Norske Klassikere”, (Norwegian Classics) an e-booklet published by rema.no
‘Sosekjøtt’ is traditional fare from Western Norway so keep the accessories classic with boiled potatoes, stewed cabbage or peas and cranberry jam. Simply explained, it’s meat that is first browned and then slowly boiled in its own broth to form a sauce flavored with onions, garlic, ground cloves and bay leaves.
A recipe for Norwegian homemade tomato soup found on tine.no
Soup is healthy and simple everyday food easy to make from scratch. This mild tomato sauce is guaranteed to be a hit among the kids. Served with crispy cheese toast on top, you get something crunchy to chew on as well.
A recipe from an ad for the American Wine Advisory Board published in LIFE magazine November 12. 1945
I love finding a decent recipe on an ad because building posts like this one chalenge both the foodlover and the designer in me. And old ads are always more fun to work with because the illustrations usually are drawings like this superb watercolour and not photos – Ted
A modernised version of the classic Norwegian crab patties found on godfisk.no
Crabs live on the bottom of the sea, from shallow beach areas down to 300-400 meter / 1000-1300 feet depth. In Norway, it is usually found as deep down to 50 meter / 165 feet and in areas with a lot of stones. Fall is the main season for catching a crab here. Then the crab are at their best, with plenty of meat in the shells and a delicious white meat in the claws.
Crab meat has been used to make patties like this in Norway for a long time. This recipe on the other hand they have been modernized via Eastern cuisines.
An exciting version of baked potatoes found on “Mett på en litt sunnere måte” (Hearty in a little healtier way) a free e-booklet published by tine.no
To make a simple version of chakalaka, start by heating oil in a saucepan and add chopped onions, garlic and green peppers. Fry the vegetables until the onion is transparent and then add curry and chili pepper and a can of beans in tomato sauce. Boil until everything is heated well. Mix some chakalaka with cottage cheese if you can’t get hold of the mixture ready for cooking. Serve the rest of the chakalaka with the baked potatoes and fried or grilled meat.
These cheese buns are made with three types of cheese: they are filled with a nice piece of mozzarella and then sprinkled with grated cheddar and parmesan. The great flavor also comes from the fact that the dough for the cheese buns contains both butter, olive oil, salt and garlic powder. In addition, the buns should be brushed with a mixture of melted butter, garlic powder and fresh oregano after baking.
Mmm-m-m, as you see, these buns are flavourful stuff, the taste is amazing! Serve the cheese buns while they are still hot and fresh, with the cheese inside still soft and delicious.