Plum Compote / Plommekompott

A classic Norwegian late summer dessert found on frukt.noPlum Compot / Plommekompott

Plum compot is a delicious dessert that often wakes nostalgia in Norwegians. The compote has been a classic here in this country for more than a hundred years. Serve it lukewarm with a little whipped cream or 50/50 cream and milk.

000_england_recipe_marker_nytraditional badge norwegian_flat000_norway_recipe_marker_ny

Oat Porridge and Compote of Dried Fruit / Havregrøt og Kompott av Tørket Frukt

A breakfast recipe from “Sunt og Godt” (Wholesome and Nice) published by Det Beste in 1988
Oat Porridge and Compote of Dried Fruit / Havregrøt og Kompott av Tørket Frukt

A bowl full of steaming, old-fashioned oat porridge taste great with spicy fruit compote and a dollop of yogurt on top.

I grew up eating oat porridge every weekday as a kid. Mom soaked the oats over night and made the porridge in the morning. It was not a fancy kind like the one above, just plain porridge with a little milk and a drizzle of sugar, but I loved it anyway – Ted

000_england_recipe_marker_nytraditional badge breakfast_flat000_norway_recipe_marker_ny

Almond Rice Pudding and Cherry Compôte / Risgrøt med Mandler og Kirsebærkompott

A traditional dessert recipe found on bbcgoodfood.comAlmond rice pudding and cherry compôte_BBCfood_post

This is a traditional Scandinavian recipe, often served as part of a Christmas feast – a whole almond is hidden in the pudding and whoever finds it, gets an extra present. Top with a cherry compôte to make it extra special.

000_recipe_eng000_recipe_nor