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Norwegian Fish Cakes (Fiskekaker)

As a gift to you all i will share my family’s “secret” fish cake recipe. My family eat fish cakes at least once a week. Fish cakes is very kid friendly. First of all it is important to use fresh fish, frozen fish will lose some of the starch that will keep the cakes together. […]

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Cooking salted meat, raspeball, sausage, sweed mash on an old wooden stove.

Salted meat (salt kjøtt)

Salt kjøtt or salted meat is often eaten with raspeball and swede purée or with a onion sauce and potatos. I recommend trying it with raspeball and swede purée if it’s your first time eating this Norwegian classic. All you need to make this recipe is meat and salt. This is how you make salt kjøtt Ingredients: 1 kg […]

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Picture of pickled herring pickled in a glass jar.

Pickled herring Norwegian style (Sursild)

Sursild is the most traditional Norwegian food recipe of pickled herring. It’s eaten year round but especially during the Christmas season. Sursild has long traditions in the Norwegian diet. Other popular types of pickled herring is: Glazier’s herring (glassmestersild), Herring in tomato sauce (tomatsild), Herring in sour cream (Rømmesild), Herring in mustard (sennepssild), Herring in spices […]

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A bottle of aquavit and two shot glasses

How to make dill aquavit at home

Homemade aquavit, or akevitt in Norwegian. Litterally translates as “water of life”. Aquavit is a Scandinavian spirit that has been produced since the 15th century. In Norway the aquavit is distilled from potato and in Denmark and Sweden they use grain in their recipe. This is how you make dill aquavit Ingredients: 2-3 large dill sprig (or […]

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