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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   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 fill up with water until it […]

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Pultost – superfood from Norway

Pultost, also called Knaost, is a traditional Norwegian cheese that is made from sour milk and flavored with caraway seeds.  Pultost is created by heating the milk to 35-65 degrees celsius. The lower temperatures will make a creamy and spreadable cheese, the high end of the scale will create a crumbly and drier version. The spreadable version […]

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Seilaks – Poor Man’s Salmon

Seilaks is salted and smoked pollock fillet, that is dyed with red salmon color and put in soybean oil. It is quite salty and kind of sour but it really delicious. And best of all it’s super easy to make. This recipe is the fast version so i use liquid smoke insted of cold smoking […]

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How to make Norwegian Christmas mustard (Julesennep)

Norwegian Christmas mustard (Julesennep) has a sharp and strong flavor and can be used in most places yellow mustard can. It will go very well with Norwegian classics like head cheese (sylte),  pork meatballs (medisterkaker), pork sausage (medisterpølse or julepølse) and meatballs (kjøttkaker). Ingredients: 1 dl Colman’s mustard powder 1.5 Tbsp vinegar (white or red wine) 2 tbsp light corn syrup […]

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Norwegian Cucumber Salad (Agurksalat)

This is an old recipe for Norwegian Cucumber salad. Goes great with all type of fish (especially fried mackerel) and Chicken. Ingredients: 1 cucumber 0.5 dl sugar 1.5 tbsp 7% vinegar 1 tbsp finely chopped parsley Directions: Cut the cucumber into thin slices. Layer the cucumber sprinkling sugar between each layer. Let it rest for one hour. Add […]

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How to blanch green cabbage

Blanching helps preserve and set the color of fresh vegetables as well as those intended for the freezer. Directions: Start with fresh cabbage – as fresh as you can get. Slice the cabbage into wedges. Prepare a large bowl with ice and cold water. Bring a large pot of water to boil over high heat. Add […]

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