Queen Maud Mousse / Dronning Maud Fromasj

A classic Norwegian dessert found in “Kremdager”
(Cream Days) a free E-booklet published by
tine.no

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This unbeatable combination of port wine, chocolate and cream came into existence in 1906. That was the year when King Haakon and his queen were on their benediction tour through Norway. In Haugesund, a freshly prepared dessert was waiting for the royal couple  – and this is how this dessert got its lovely name.

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Orange Mousse / Appelsinfromasj

A classic dessert recipe from “Hverdagsmat” (Everyday Food)
published by Hjemmets Kokebokklubb in 1979

Orange Mousse / Appelsinfromasj

The mousse can also be made with lemons. Use 1/2 – 3/4 dl lemon juice, grated lemon peel and a bit more sugar than in the orange mousse. Or make it with pineapple juice. Adjust the amount of sugar according to the sweetness of the fruit and add a little lemon juice.

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Orange Mousse / Appelsinfromasj

An airy dessert recipe found in “Mat for Alle”
(Food for Everyone) published by Tiden Norske Forlag in 1985

Orange Mousse / Appelsinfromasj

I have to confess that I have never been particularly excited about dessert gellies. Even as  a child, I had to drown them in custard sauce to manage to get them down. But mousse on the other hand, now we’re talking dessert – Ted

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