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Juniper berries snaps or gin if you like

Juniper berries snaps is super fast and super simple to make. And tastes really good. Many may know this snaps as Gin. In Norway we pick the berries in September or later. It is important to just pick the dark blue berries. They say the green berries will give your snaps the taste of Turpentine. Uff da. […]

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Spruce tip jelly

Ingredients: 0.5 kg of sugar for every liter of liquid Pectin or gelatin Spruce tips Water 5 juniper berries This is how you make spruce tip jelly Directions: 1. Put your jars and lids in a large pot with water. Bring to a boil. 2. Add the spruce tips and juniper berries to a large pot and […]

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Norwegian rowan berris jelly

Rowan berries jelly

Early August is the start of the berry season in Norway, so me and my family went out to harvest some rowan berries (or Rognebær as we say in Norway) so we could make some jelly. This jelly we use with game meat, sunday roast and meatballs (kjøttkaker). As my grandfather always said, if the rowan trees […]

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Rhubarb juice

Enjoy this refreshing rhubarb juice recipe. As a bonus the rubarb is packed with A-, B- and C-Vitamins. Ingredients: 700 g Rhubarb 200 g sugar 1 l water 1 vanilla pod juice of one lemon Directions:  Remove and discard the leaves on the rhubarb stalks. Do not peel. Wash and slice the rhubarb stalks into one […]

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