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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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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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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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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Lufsa – Swedish Pork Mould / Öländsk Fläskpudding

An example of traditional Swedish farmhouse cooking
found in “Kunglig Spis” (Royal Range) by Håkan Håkanson

Lufsa – Swedish Pork Mould / Öländsk Fläskpudding

Håkan Håkanson author of the book writes: “I found  this and other very old recipes in this book when searching for dishes for a competition arranged for old Swedish dishes.”

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Swedish Bellman’s Mould / Bellmanslåde

classic Swedish mould bake found in “Kunglig Spis”
(Royal Range) publicerad 1982

Swedish Bellman’s Mould / Bellmanslåde

Bellman’s mould has been said to be a variation on Jansson’s Temptation. But really it’s just the opposite!

This mould was one of Stallmästargården’s specialties in the 1920s and 1930s, and was very popular both as snack and as a full luncheon. Jansson’s temptation eventually developed as a variation on the Bellman Mould.

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Buns From Suldal in Southern Norway / Suldalsboller

An traditional bun recipe found on jaerbladet.no
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Norwegian Mixed Dumplings / Blandaball

A traditional recipe from the North-Western part of Norway
found in “God Mat fra Sjøen” (Nice Food From the Sea)
published by Gyldendal in 1984

Norwegian Mixed Dumplings / Blandaball

I posted a recipe for potato dumpings the other day. This is a more extensive recipe for a similar dish. I know this one well as my x-mother-in-law often made it – Ted

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Traditional Norwegian Lamb in Gravy / Kjøtt i Mørke

An old-fashioned recipe found on godt.no
Traditional Norwegian Lamb in Gravy / Kjøtt i Mørke

This is Norwegian traditional fare. A tasty dish that has become popular again. This dish has many names around the country. Here you have a variant with lamb. Sever the dish with stewed peas, boiled potatoes and cranberry jam.

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Norwegian Potato Dumplings / Potetklubb

A classic potato recipe found on brit.co
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These dumplings are hiding a tasty little nugget of pork and they are drzzled with chopped herbs. Eat yours in one bite to taste all the flavors at once and you’ll be in hygge heaven.

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Norwegian Cinnamon Buns – Basic Recipe / Kanelboller Grunnoppskrift

A recipe for classic cinnamon buns found on melk.no
Norwegian Cinnamon Buns – Basic Recipe / Kanelboller Grunnoppskrift

Cinnamon buns or cinnamon swirls – a loved treat has many names. One thing is for sure: Fresh baked cinnamon buns are among the most delicious things you can sink your teeth into.

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Traditional Norwegian Vegetable Soup with Meatballs / Grønnsaksuppe med Kjøttboller

An old Norwegian soup recipe found on matprat.no
Traditional Norwegian Vegetable Soup with Meatballs / Grønnsaksuppe med Kjøttboller

Ground pork, a few vegetables and a bouillon cube or broth are all the ingredients you need to fill your plate with  this delicious, hot soup. Quick and easy.

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Traditional Norwegian ‘Sosekjøtt’ / Tradisjonelt Sosekjøtt

A traditional Norwegian dish found in “Norske Klassikere”,
(Norwegian Classics) an e-booklet published by rema.no

Traditional Norwegian ‘Sosekjøtt’ / Tradisjonelt Sosekjøtt

‘Sosekjøtt’ is traditional fare from Western Norway so keep the accessories classic with boiled potatoes, stewed cabbage or peas and cranberry jam. Simply explained, it’s meat that is first browned and then slowly boiled in its own broth to form a sauce flavored with onions, garlic, ground cloves and bay leaves.

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Norwegian Casserole with Lightly Salted Pork / Gryte med Lettsaltet Flesk

A classic casserole dish found in “Gryteretter” (Casseroles)published by Hjemmets Kokebokklubb in 1979Norwegian Casserole with Lightly Salted Pork / Gryte med Lettsaltet Flesk

In the old days before refrigerator and freezers became common, there were four ways one could get meat and fish and keep for a long time. Smoking, drying, curing and salting. When salting, meat and fish were put in strong salt brine in barrels and when used it had to be rinsed in to remove most of the salty taste.

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