Norwegian Christmas Ham with Egg Salad / Juleskinke med Eggesalat

A Christmas buffet classic found on tine.no
Norwegian Christmas Ham with Egg Salad / Juleskinke med Eggesalat

Christmas ham with egg salad is a classic on Norwegian Christmas buffets. The egg salad is also comes in handy when making Christmas tapas or for the lunch table.

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Christmas Salmon / Julelaks

A salmon dish for the Christmas buffet found on kiwi.no
Christmas Salmon / Julelaks

Salmon has a natural place at Christmas for many Norwegians. Either served traditionally with cucumber salad, sliced carrots, sour cream and boiled potatoes on Christmas Eve, or as an appetizer or part of the Christmas buffet like here.

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Homemade Norwegian Christmas Sausages / Hjemmelaget Julepølse

An old-fashioned recipe for Norwegian Christmas sausages found on meny.no
Homemade Norwegian Christmas Sausages / Hjemmelaget Julepølse

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.

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The Children’s Favourite Christmas Porridge / Barnas Favorittjulegrøt

A Christmas porridge recipe found on tine.no
The Children’s Favourite Christmas Porridge / Barnas Favorittjulegrøt

Most Norwegian children love porridge of any kind, but this Christmas porridge is a favourite among most of them.

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The Christmas Recipes – Part 25

The Christmas Recipes – Part 25

Glöggmartini / Mulled Wine Martini

Glöggmartini / Mulled Wine Martini

Glazier’s Herring / Glassmestersild

Glazier’s Herring / Glassmestersild

The Christmas Recipes – Part 8

The Christmas Recipes – Part 8

3 Variations On Mustard / Sennep i 3 Utgaver
3 Variations On Mustard / Sennep i 3 Utgaver

Spicy Cranberry Jam / Krydret Tyttebærsyltetøy
Spicy Cranberry Jam / Krydret Tyttebærsyltetøy

Norwegian Pork Rib “Sylte” / Ribbesylte

A Classic Norwegian Christmas sandwich spread and
buffet accessory found on matprat.no
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“Sylte” is a classic Norwegian Christmas sandwich spread that many still make at home. It can be made from pork ribs like in this recipe or from the meat in the pig’s head. The last was a tradition in my childhood home and my sister and I thought the big pig’s head my mother brought home was both fascinating and gross. On the other hand, we had nothing against the finished product. And “sylte” is still one of the things I’m looking forward to when it’s getting close to Christmas.

“Sylte” is  usually eaten on wholemeal bread topped with either strong, sweet, Scandinavian  mustards or pickled beetroots or wrapped in lefse with the same accessories.

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Cured Beef / Gravet Oksekjøtt

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In the old days, curing  meat was a virtue of necessity, while it is today generally considered a delicacy. Many believe that curing meat is difficult, but it is actually a much easier process than most imagine. With this recipe for cured sirloin of beef and mustard sauce you can try for yourself.

My brother in law, a very skilled cook, makes a wicked cured beef for Christmas every year and serves it with cherry tomatoes, fresh dill and horseradish sauce. For me it is one of the absolute culinary highlights of Christmas season.

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Cranberry & Port Gravy / Tyttebær & Portvinsaus

A tasty Christmas gravy found on TescoRealFood103_cranberry and port gravy_post

This recipe is based on turkey, but I guess it would be delicious with the Scandinavian Christmas diners done the same way as well, both the Danish goose or duck, the Swedish glazed ham and the Norwegian pork ribs. All of them leave a lot of tasty juices in the roasting tray, and we Scandinavians are after all crazy about cranberry jam – Ted

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Tomato Herring / Tomatsild

A recipe for a Norwegian Christmas time classics found on matprat.no

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Here is a recipe for a perfectly fabulous and tasty tomato herring. A classic among sandwich toppings and a flavorous part of most Norwegian Christmas time buffets. Perhaps a gift Idea?

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