Norwegian Cod with Egg Sauce / Torsk med Eggesmør

A classic Norwegian recipe found in “The Best of
International Cooking” published by Hamlyn in 1984

Norwegian Cod with Egg Sauce / Torsk med Eggesmør

This is what happens in books like this, the authors like to fiddle with the recipes giving them their personal touch ruining the authenticity. This is a rather well known recipe to Norwegians. The sauce here, which in Norway isn’t even called a sauce, but “Eggesmør” (egg butter) is wrong. I’ve just been checking through several dozens of recipes. Some use just eggs and butter, some cream, eggs and butter. Some chop the eggs finely, some roughly. Some add chives, some parsley or dill. But no one but no one uses broth or tomatoes.

I’m sure people from other countries have found their local recipes have been fiddled with too. But having said as much, you really should try this recipe, it is simply delicious. Just leave out the broth and tomatoes in the sauce/egg butter.

Ted
Winking smile

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Fried Cod and Shrimp Panettas with Spicy Noodle Salad / Stekte Torsk- og Rekepanetter med Krydret Nudelsalat

A spicy Asian inspired dinner recipe found on kiwi.no
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Thick oblong panettas made with cod and shrimps breaded with flaked coconut and served with a hot fried noodle salad that smells deliciously of the far east is a combination that should tempt the most choosy among people.

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The Christmas Recipes – Part 2

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German Slices /Tyske Skiver
German Slices /Tyske Skiver

Christmas Cod / Juletorsk
Christmas Cod / Juletorsk

Lightly Salted Cod with Bacon / Lettsaltet Torsk med Bacon

A traditional Norwegian dinner recipe found on matprat.nolettsaltet torsk med bacon_post

Salted cod reawakens fond childhood memories for many Norwegians, me as well. Along with homemade mashed potatoes, fried bacon and carrots, this is traditional Norwegian food at its best – Ted

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Costal Casserole – Skjærgårdsgryte

A recipe from “God Og Billig Hverdagsmat” (Nice And Inexpensive Everyday Food) published by N W Damm & Sønn in 1955

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Fish casseroles like this one was quite usual in Scandinavia in the fifties and sixties and I can remember having many a dinner like this back then usually served with boiled potatoes and remoulded – Ted

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