Vasalopp Cookies / Vasaloppkjeks

A Swedish classic found on alleoppskrifter.no
Vasalopp Cookies / Vasaloppkjeks

Vasaloppet (Swedish for ‘The Vasa Race’) is an annual long-distance cross-country ski race held on the first Sunday of March. The 90 km (56 miles) course starts in the village of Sälen and ends in the town of Mora in northwestern Dalarna, Sweden. It is the oldest and longest cross-country ski race in the world, as well as the race with the highest number of skiers.

The race was inspired by a notable journey made by King Gustav Vasa when he fleeing from Christian II’s soldiers in 1520. The modern competition started in 1922 and it has been a part of the Worldrace events since 1978.

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Gluten-Free Swedish Tea Cakes / Glutenfria Tekakor

A recipe for soft, delicious tea cakes found on koket.se
Gluten-Free Swedish Tea Cakes / Glutenfria Tekakor

Finally a gluten-free variant of an old Swedish classic.
Many Swedes’ favorite cakes!

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Sunflower Crispbread / Solsikke Knekkebrød

A recipe for old-fashioned Norwegian crispbread found on
mollerens.no

Sunflower Crispbread / Solsikke Knekkebrød

Tasty crispbread  in cut in squares or haped in the traditional way.

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Norwegian Oatmeal Dreams / Havredrømmer

A recipe for delicious small confectionery balls found on godt.no
Norwegian Oatmeal Dreams / Havredrømmer

A nice little treat for the Christmas candy dish. Try these delicious “confectioneries” with oatmeal and marzipan.

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Snowballs / Snøballer

A classic Norwegian Christmas sweet recipe found on aperitif.no
Snowballs / Snøballer

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Swedish Tea Cakes with Oatmeal / Svenska Tekakor med Havregryn

A Swedish kake recipe found on recept.nu
Swedish Tea Cakes with Oatmeal / Svenska Tekakor med Havregryn

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Wholemeal Bread with Carrots / Grovbrød med Gulrot

A recipe for a juicy wholemeal bread found on frukt.no
 Wholemeal Bread with Carrots / Grovbrød med Gulrot

The grated carrots and oatmeal makes this delicious bread extra juicy. Great freshly baked for lunch at the weekend and in the lunch box during the week. Bake more than two when you are at it and put a few in the freezer.

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Apple Crescents / Eplehorn

Recipes for juicy sweet crescents found on frukt.no
Apple Crescents / Eplehorn

Lovely sweet crescents with grated apples that taste like a dream freshly baked. Try them with your favourite cheese or marmalade. Double the ingredients  and freeze half the crescents for later.

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Norwegian Oatmeal Porridge with Fruit and Berries / Havregrøt med Frukt og Bær

A modern take on the classic Norwegian
oatmeal porridge found on
frukt.no
Norwegian Oatmeal Porridge with Fruit and Berries / Havregrøt med Frukt og Bær

Make a delicious oatmeal porridge for breakfast and add fruit
and berries to taste. You will not find a healthier or
better way to start the day.

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Wholesome Oatmeal Pancakes / Grove Havrepannekaker

A recipe for little more wholesome pancakes meny.no
Wholesome Oatmeal Pancakes / Grove Havrepannekaker

Try this recipe for healthy, delicious oatmeal pancakes. This recipe is made with oatmeal and is made in no time. If you want a small recipe for theese pancakes, use just half of each ingredient and it is perfect for two!

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Oatmeal Cookies with Raisins / Havrekaker med Rosiner

A simple cookie recipe from “Norsk Ukeblads Store Bakebok”
(Norsk Ukeblad’s Big book on Baking) published in 1984

Oatmeal Cookies with Raisins / Havrekaker med Rosiner
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Double Oat Muffins / Muffins med Dobbel Havre

A wholesome muffins recipe found in “Quaker Oats Brand Cookbook” published by The Quaker Oats Company in 1989
Double Oat Muffins / Muffins med Dobbel Havre

The combination of oats and oat bran create a healthful grain muffin  perfect for breakfast or as a snack. Prepare in the microwave for fresh, hot muffins anytime.

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Oatmeal Bread / Havrebrød

A bread recipe found in “Borden’s Eagel Brand
Book of Recipes” published by Borden’s Condenced Milk Co
in the 1930s

Oatmeal Bread / Havrebrød

The people at Borden’s Condensed Milk Co obviously think we are all superbly accomplished bakers as they didn’t bother to mention neither oven temperature nor baking time in the recipe. I can’t say I feel all that sure about my accomplisment in the field of baking so I hope I’ll find help in similar recipes elsewhere on the net.

Ted
Winking smile

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Medieval Monday – Salmon Cakes / Laksekaker

A medieval fish patties recipe found on cookit.e2bn.org
Salmon Cakes / Laksekaker

These fish cakes are based on the osterhlaf (a seafood loaf). Salmon is mentioned by Ælfric (an English abbot, and prolific writer who lived around 955 to 1010) but other fish could be used. These are individual patties rather than one large loaf which is difficult to manage cooking on a modern cooker. The oatmeal gives them a light crunchy texture, quite different from fish cakes made with potato.

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English Porridge / Engelsk Havregrøt

A classic breakfast porridge recipe found on food52.com
English Porridge / Engelsk Havregrøt

This porridge is just right. It calls for equal parts of two styles of oats, which means the steel-cut bits keep their pop, while the rolled oats melt around them — and getting them to the perfect texture only takes 20 minutes. Cooking with half milk, half water is enough to make it feel rich and loving, without slogging you down first thing in the morning. This will seem like a lot of salt. But it won’t be too much, because at the end you’ll add something sweet and something milky and it will all live in harmony.

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