Norwegian Blackthorn Liqueur / Slåpetornlikør

A classic liqeuer recipe found on norsktradisjonsmat.noNorwegian Blackthorn Liqueur / Slåpetornlikør

A lovely liqueur made by many for Christmas in Norway. This recipe was submitted by May Britt Bischof from Onsøy Associated Country Women. She writes that this is an old recipe from Onsøy, which is taken from the book “Drink from Østfold”, published by Østfold Associated Country Women.

The same recipe can be used with other types of berries such as blueberries, rowanberries, red currants and black currants – Ted

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Grouse with Grandma’s Sauce / Ryper Med Mormors Saus

A traditional Norwegian game recipe from

traditional badge2I know it’s not quite hunting season yet, at least not here in Norway, but I thought this might give the hunters an idea of how to prepare a good meal from the harvest when the season comes.

As traditional Christmas dinner, for a fall gathering with good friends, or maybe it’s the grouse hunter himself who hosts the party. Grouse tastes great for any occasion.


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Rype, latin name: Lagopus – Lagopus is a small genus of birds in the grouse subfamily, commonly known as ptarmigans. The genus contains three living species with numerous described subspecies, all living in tundra or cold upland areas. Wikipedia