Eidsberg, is a municipality in the inner part of Østfold county, east of Glomma. The municipality includes the lowlands on the east bank of Glomma and the forest lakes eastwards to the watershed towards Halden watercourse. Eidsberg municipality was established in 1837 by the introduction of local self-government.
Potato Lefse is made from boiled potatoes, sour cream, cream, butter and flour, and baked on a griddle. Serve with your dinner, for lutefisk or other traditional Norwegian food like cured meat or bring it on a hike with nice toppings.
Soft lefse is soft and sweet and extra nice with cheese. They are cooked on a griddle, and made with sour milk, sour cream, butter and golden syrup. You can also make a wholemeal version that makes for great hiking food.
A “seter” is the same a British shielding and was used for the same purpose here in Norway as it was in Britain. Very few farmers move their cattle to a “seter” in the summer these days.
A shieling (Scottish Gaelic: àirigh, Cornish: havos), also spelt sheiling, shealing and sheeling, is a hut, or collection of huts, once common in a wild or lonely place in the hills and mountains of Scotland and northern England. The word also refers to a mountain pasture used for the grazing of cattle in summer.
A classic Norwegian soft lefse recipe from allers.no
“Mørlefse” is a thick lefse which can be baked in a dry frying pan and therefore a good option for those who don’t have a griddle. “Mørlefse” is very nice, soft and comfortable in consistence. If you got a few “mørlefse” in the freezer you always got something to serve with the tea or coffee should someone drop by.