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Cabbage sliced into wedges

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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Traditional vafler, Norwegian Waffles

Traditional vafler, Norwegian Waffles

In Norway, waffles are served as dessert. This is an old recipe which is much crispier than the recipes Norwegians use today. Serve with butter and brown cheese, strawberries and sour cream! Ingredients: 1/2 l Cream 1/4 l Kefir (or buttermilk) 1/4 l Water 400 g Flour 1 ts Salt 35 g Sugar Directions: Preheat […]

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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 poster with text and ingredients

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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