Rhubarb Compote with Homemade Ice Cream / Rabarbrakompott med Hjemmelaget Iskrem

A delicious summer dessert found on dagbladet.no
Rhubarb Compote with Homemade Ice Cream / Rabarbrakompott med Hjemmelaget Iskrem

If you want to make something special out of this dessert, take the time to make this beautiful ice cream with mint and ginger. But a shop bought variant will also tastes delicious with the tart rhubarb.

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Vasalopp Cookies / Vasaloppkjeks

A Swedish classic found on alleoppskrifter.no
Vasalopp Cookies / Vasaloppkjeks

Vasaloppet (Swedish for ‘The Vasa Race’) is an annual long-distance cross-country ski race held on the first Sunday of March. The 90 km (56 miles) course starts in the village of Sälen and ends in the town of Mora in northwestern Dalarna, Sweden. It is the oldest and longest cross-country ski race in the world, as well as the race with the highest number of skiers.

The race was inspired by a notable journey made by King Gustav Vasa when he fleeing from Christian II’s soldiers in 1520. The modern competition started in 1922 and it has been a part of the Worldrace events since 1978.

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Homemade Egg Salad / Hjemmelaget Eggesalat

Classic smörgåsbord accessories found on mills.no
Homemade Egg Salad / Hjemmelaget Eggesalat

Egg salad is a classic that works just as well as sandwich spread, for the smörgåsbord or with cured meat or smoked salmon. Here it is made with mustard and spring onion for extra taste and it rounded off with a fresh taste of lemon. Try this the next time you invite guests or make it for the lunch box.

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Prune Porridge with Creamy Milk / Sviskegrøt med Fløtemelk

A classic Scandinavian dessert porridge found on tine.no
Prune Porridge with Creamy Milk / Sviskegrøt med Fløtemelk

Delicious, traditional porridge with creamy milk. This is the traditional Christmas Eve dessert for many Scandinavians. Prune porridge is very easy to make and it is perfect after a hearty dinner.

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Flying Jacob / Flygende Jacob

A Swedish speciality found on geniouskitchen.com
Flying Jacob / Flygende Jacob

An ‘oddball’ recipe of Swedish origin, slightly adapted  The dish was invented by Ove Jacobsson who worked in the air freight industry, hence the name. The recipe was first published in “Allt om mat” (All about food) in 1976.

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Norwegian Yellow Pea Soup with Pork Knuckle / Gul Ertesuppe med Svineknoke

A traditional recipe found on rema.no
Norwegian Yellow Pea Soup with Pork Knuckle / Gul Ertesuppe med Svineknoke

Pea soup the old-fashion way. If you prepare your pea soup from the gound up, prepare the meal a little in advance. The result is a lot of delicious taste from few ingredients.

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Elderberry Cordial / Hyllebærsaft

A delicious old-fashoned recipe found on matprat.no
Elderberry Cordial / Hyllebærsaft

The big, heavy clusters of glossy black elderberries give a dark and aromatic cordial that tastes delicious both cold and hot. Elderberry cordial is just the thing to drink when having a cold – it is alleged to have an antitussive effect.

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Gluten-Free Swedish Tea Cakes / Glutenfria Tekakor

A recipe for soft, delicious tea cakes found on koket.se
Gluten-Free Swedish Tea Cakes / Glutenfria Tekakor

Finally a gluten-free variant of an old Swedish classic.
Many Swedes’ favorite cakes!

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Swedish Thin Bread in the Frying Pan / Dalatunnbröd i Stekpanna

An old-fashioned bread recipe found on koket.se
Swedish Thin Bread in the Frying Pan / Dalatunnbröd i Stekpanna

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Scandinavian Seafood Stew / Skandinavisk Sjømatstuing

A lunch recipe found on brit.co
Scandinavian Seafood Stew / Skandinavisk Sjømatstuing

The smell of this seafood stew as it simmers on the stove will bring
back every outing you’ve ever had to the sea. Tear into the rustic
bread, dip a piece in the creamy white wine sauce and let the juice
dribble down your chin.

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Norwegian Cardamom Apple Porridge / Eplegrøt med Kardemomme

A dessert porridge recipe found on geniuskitchen.com
Norwegian Cardamom Apple Porridge / Eplegrøt med Kardemomme

Norwegians adore cardamom! If you enjoy it like we do, give this old-fashioned dessert a try! Depending on how sweet your apples are adjust the sugar. Cinnamon can be replaced for the cardamom.

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Evening Porridge with Milk, Honey and Nuts / Kveldsgrøt med Melk, Honning og Nøtter

A porridge eaten in Scandinavia ever since the viking era
found on
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Evening Porridge with Milk, Honey and Nuts / Kveldsgrøt med Melk, Honning og Nøtter

Warm milk with honey will help you sleep at night says an old wife’s advise – try this recipe for an evening meal with ingredients popular in Scandinavia all the way back to the Viking era.

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Sunflower Crispbread / Solsikke Knekkebrød

A recipe for old-fashioned Norwegian crispbread found on
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Sunflower Crispbread / Solsikke Knekkebrød

Tasty crispbread  in cut in squares or haped in the traditional way.

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Norwegian Raspberry Cordial / Bringebærsaft

A traditional recipe found on norsktradisjonsmat.no
Norwegian Raspberry Cordial / Bringebærsaft

Raspberries have been known and eaten as long as it has lived people in Norway. As far back as from the Stone Age, large amounts of raspberry seeds have been found in one place and it is probably waste after making something resembling modern cordials.

This recipe is from the book “Drikke fra Østfold” (Drink from Østfold), published by Østfold Associated Country Women in 2007.

Cordials were very popular in Norway when I was a kid back in the fifties and early sixties. At home both black currant, red currant, raspberry and bluberry cordials were made each autumn – Ted

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Norwegian Sweet Soup / Søtsuppe

An old-fashioned dessert found on thespruce.com
Norwegian Sweet Soup / Søtsuppe

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. 

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