Cafe Royal

A downright decadent hot drink recipe found in
“Whitman’s Chocolate Cookbook” published by
Whitman’s Chocolates Division, Pet Inc in 1987

Cafe Royal

When the list of ingredients for making this hot chocolate drink runs
down to 11 items one quickly realize that here we’re not talking about
a couple of spoons instant cocoa tirred into hot milk – Ted

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Traditional Norwegian Thin Bread / Tynnbrød

A traditional Norwegian pan fried bread recipe found in
“Den Store Bakeboken” (The Big Baking Book)
published by Schibstedt in 1978

Traditional Norwegian Thin Bread / Tynnbrød

Here is an old recipe for thin bread that was common before people got stoves in theirhomes. Since it calls for baking in a frying pan, the recipe is of course also well suitable for camping cooking. The frying pan works just as well on the campfire as it does on the stovetop at home – Ted

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Campfire Cooking – Brown Bears / Brune Bjørner

A lovely breakfast recipe perfect  for camping
found on allrecipes.com

Campfire Cooking - Brown Bears / Brune Bjørner

Your kids will love making these brown bears for breakfast whenever you go camping. They’re super simple and no prep for mom or dad!”

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Old-Fashioned Strawberry Preserves / Gammeldags Jordbærsyltetøy

A preserve recipe found on what was then called about.comOld-Fashioned Strawberry Preserves / Gammeldags Jordbærsyltetøy

This quick and easy recipe for strawberry preserves is made without added pectin. It’s a vintage recipe and it makes about four half-pint jars.

A candy thermometer is recommended for the best results. There are other methods for testing the preserves. See the jelling tests below the recipe.

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Babi Kecap – Balinese Pork Fillet in Soy Sauce / Balinesisk Svinefilet i Soyasaus

A pork recipe found in “Cappelens Internasjonale kjøkken – Indonesia” (Cappelen’s International Kitchen – Indonesia)
published in 1994

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Indonesian cuisine is one of the most vibrant and colourful cuisines in the world, full of intense flavour. It is diverse, in part because Indonesia is composed of approximately 6,000 populated islands of the total 17,508 in the world’s largest archipelago, with more than 300 ethnic groups calling Indonesia home. Many regional cuisines exist, often based upon indigenous culture and foreign influences. Indonesia has around 5,350 traditional recipes, with 30 of them considered the most important. Indonesia’s cuisine may include rice, noodle and soup dishes in modest local eateries to street-side snacks and top-dollar plates.

In 2011, Indonesian cuisine began to gain worldwide recognition, with three of its popular dishes make it to the list of ‘World’s 50 Most Delicious Foods (Readers’ Pick)’, a worldwide online poll by 35,000 people held by CNN International. Rendang top the list as the number one, followed closely by nasi goreng in number two, and satay in number fourteen.

Indonesian cuisine varies greatly by region and has many different influences. Sumatran cuisine, for example, often has Middle Eastern and Indian influences, featuring curried meat and vegetables such as gulai and curry, while Javanese cuisine is mostly indigenous, with some hint of Chinese influence. The cuisines of Eastern Indonesia are similar to Polynesian and Melanesian cuisine. Elements of Chinese cuisine can be seen in Indonesian cuisine: foods such as noodles, meat balls, and spring rolls have been completely assimilated.

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Thit Heo Tau – Pork Boiled in Coconut Milk / Svinekjøtt Kokt i Kokosmelk

A mild Vietnamese dinner recipe found in
“Asia – En Kulinarisk reise”
(A Culinary Voyage)
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Vietnamese food has a characteristic mild taste. In this classic recipe, coconut milk is used to make a creamy sauce that is just added sugar, nuoc mam (fish sauce) and white pepper.

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18th Century Sippet Pudding / Sippet Pudding fra det 18de Århundre

A classic breadpudding recipe fond on  recipes.history.com
18th Century Sippet Pudding / Sippet Pudding fra det 18de Århundre

Bread pudding lovers will smack their lips at this recipe. Simple but hearty, it combines basic ingredients to make a dish that is rich and satisfying. The sauce is the crowning touch.

18th Century recipe

Cut a loaf of bread as thin as possible, put a layer of it on the bottom of a deep dish, strew on some slices of marrow or butter, with a handful of currant or stoned raisins; do this until the dish is full; let the currants or raisins be on top; beat four eggs, mix them with a quart of milk that has been boiled a little and become cold, a quarter of a pound of sugar, and a grated nutmeg — pour it in, and bake in a moderate oven — eat it with wine sauce.

— Randolph, Mary –  “The Virginia Housewife”

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Fried Apple Slices with Fennel Sugar and Apple Caramel Sauce / Friterte Epleskiver med Fennikelsukker og Eplekaramellsaus

A slightly different dessert / snack recipe found on godt.no
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Spicy and golden apple slices sprinkled with fennel sugar and dipped in apple caramel sauce can be summed up with one word: delicious!

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Caramelised Peach with Sparkling Jelly and Double Cream / Karamelliserte Ferskener med Musserende Gelé og Pisket Kremfløte

A dessert recipe found in “Best of the best 2” a free E-book
published by Dairy Australia

Caramelised Peach with Sparkling Jelly and Double Cream / Karamelliserte Ferskener med Musserende Gelé og Pisket Kremfløte

And I thought Australians were sober and down to earth and here
they offer us a party dessert that borders on to the ultra-decadent.
But when you think of it, we all deserve a little decadence from
time to time, don’t we

Ted
Winking smile

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Cheat’s Knickerbockers / Juksemakerens Knickerbocker

A simple take on the classic Knickerbocker
found on
BBC good food

Cheat’s Knickerbockers / Juksemakerens Knickerbocker

Why compromise on dessert, this low-fat pudding has all the taste
of a traditional knockerbocker glory.

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Warming Ginger Soda / Heit Ingefærdrikk

A classic summer drink perfect for picnics or outdoor
evening parties found on
goodhousekeeping.co.uk
Warming Ginger Soda / Heit Ingefærdrikk

A delicious old-fashioned drink, perfect to sip at a picnic
or on a summer evening party.

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French Chocolate / Fransk Sjokolade

A classic hot beverage recipe found in “Baker’s Favourite Chocolate Recipes” published by Baker’s Chocolate in 1936French Chocolate / Fransk Sjokolade

French Chocolate is a hot chocolate, de luxe. It is especially suitable for entertaining when the serving is done by the hostess, and makes an effective, gracious ceremony of afternoon refreshments

Accompaniments for this delicious beverage should be light and  dainty. Thin bread and butter sandwiches, unsweetened wafers, or sponge drops are excellent to serve.

Let this rich, satisfying French Chocolate do the honors at your next party – a bridge luncheon, afternoon, evening, or after-theatre party.

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Alliance Jam / Alliansesyltetøy

A fancy jam recipe found on frukt.no
Alliance Jam / Alliansesyltetøy

Making jams from different varieties of berries together is always a success. Try the mix you like the best. In this jam we used red currant, raspberry and black currant.

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Austrian Apricot Dumplings / Østerrikske Aprikosdumplings

An Austrian dessert speciality found in “The best of International Cooking” published by Hamlyn in 1984
Austrian Apricot Dumplings / Østerrikske Aprikosdumplings

Dumpling is a broad classification for a dish that consists of small pieces of dough (made from a variety of starch sources), often wrapped around a filling (as in ravioli or wontons). The dough can be based on bread, flour, or potatoes, and may be filled with fish, meat, sweets, or vegetables. They may be cooked by boiling, frying, simmering, or steaming.

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Coffee Marshmallow Cream / Kaffe og Marshmallows Krem

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

Coffee Marshmallow Cream / Kaffe og Marshmallows Krem

I think I have mentioned it before, but desserts and other food featuring strong coffee is best suited for serving to grown ups. Children seldom find it tasteful. But who cares, we’re grown ups aren’t we

Ted
Winking smile

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