Dried fruit soup, known as “Søtsuppe” or “Sweet Soup” is a Norwegian favorite. Here’s a basic recipe – feel free to experiment with the types of fruit according to your taste and the ingredients you have on hand. The trick is to simmer the soup slowly to retain the shapes of the fruit. If most of the liquid were cooked out, this would be known as a fruit compote.
Cookie floaters lend an extra sparkle to Norwegian fruit soups and compotes.
A recipe for a tart like they made them in medieaval times found on bama.no
A rustic tart with a crispy edge and juicy fill of raspberries and sweet cherries. The tart is simple to make and can be shaped to taste, no mould required. Mix in some extra flavors like vanilla, cinnamon, cardamom or grated orange peel in the filling if you like.
An old dinner recipe from a special issue of “Husmorens Kokebok” (The Housewife’s Cook Book) published in 1963
Boneless ‘birds’ is one of the old classic Norwegian meat dishes that is about to be forgotten. “Poor Man’s Birds”, slices of veal filled with bacon and parsley are worth the effort and taste delicious with stewed vegetables, boiled potatoes and sauce.
Left over potatoes turn into delicious waffles with this recipe. The first waffle iron was probably developed in the Netherlands and Germany in the 1300s. Cakes fried in irons were among the first cakes made in Norway, besides cakes fried on flatt stones and griddles. The waffle irons had long handles to make the user able to keep the iron in the fire.
This recipe is from the book “From oldemor’s kitchen” (From Great Grandma’s Kitchen), published by Østfold Associated Country Women in 1998.
An old-fashioned recipe for Norwegian Christmas sausages found on meny.no
Making home-made Christmas sausages like these is easier than you think! With this good old-fashioned recipe you will make sausages that tastes amazing. Enjoy them even in the weeks before Christmas. You can make them well in advance, they freeze very well.
Hulda cookies are flat and round and made with a lot of spices, including cloves and cinnamon. Some decorate these cookies with half an almonds on top of each. A portion of this recipe gives about 50 cakes.
A recipe for a classic Norwegian Sunday dinner found in “Cappelens Kokebok” (Cappelen’s cook Book) published in 1995
Castle Roast is also called Manor House Roast – a nice old Norwegian recipe. The roast is served hot with sauce, boiled potatoes, vegetables and cranberry jam or rowanberry jelly. A tasty spicy roast when you want to do some extra out of a Sunday dinner.