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.