May 19, 2019 A taste of Nordic food and nature

Author: <span class="vcard">Eyolf Strømme-Svendsen</span>


Hart Bageri

February 23, 2019

February 23, 2019

Noma’s René Redzepi convinced chef Richard Hart to open a bakery in Copenhagen instead of Paris or London after quiting...

Cinnamon Heaven at Meyers Bageri

February 23, 2019

February 23, 2019

Meyers Bageri offers not only great cinnamon rolls, but also other classic Nordic sweets such as juices, saft and other...

Skiing ‘Hytte til Hytte’ in the Norwegian Wilderness

February 12, 2019

February 12, 2019

“Hei,” is something you’ll rarely hear from a random Norwegian, we’re not big on small talk with strangers. But when...

Allemannsretten is Why Scandinavians Have the Freedom to Roam Wherever They Like

September 30, 2018

September 30, 2018

The legal precedent of Freedom to Roam, in Norwegian referred to as Allemannsretten, was enacted by the Norwegian Outdoors Recreations...

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  • Reaping the rewards from one hour of mackerel fishing 🐟 summertime in Larvik, on Norway’s southern coast 🇳🇴
  • Wax broth with flower petals and pollen served in a beeswax bowl on last summer’s vegetable menu at @Nomacph 🐝This honey-sweet dish was the absolute bee’s knees!
  • The art of matpakke, the packed lunch of Norway! Matpakke is a Norwegian tradition that literally means “packed food” and is usually made up of bread, meats, cheese, and jams to spread, plus a few other snacks. ⠀
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If you want to order a matpakke in Norway - @Lunsjkollektivet have some creative and tasty options!
  • Cod from Høvåg in the south of Norway, ready to become ceviche with a little help from tons of lime and lemon juice, tomato juice, cilantro and spring onion🍈🍋🍅🌱
  • A chip of dried caramelized scallop, topped off with an emulsion of the roe, a tartare of the muscle and lots of sour wood sorrel from @kontrast_oslo 🌊
  • The last meal of a capercaillie, one of the big game birds in the Nordics. This one was snacking on blueberries, pine needles, and some fallen leaves when his day ended quickly at Finnskogen in the eastern part of Norway last fall 🦃
  • @askanyc in Brooklyn is one of the best introductions to Nordic food for Americans looking to find a taste of Scandinavia in the states. Here, we have the inner shavings of bright green asparagus with *fantastisk* Finnish caviar from Karelia, sitting in a sauce made from fermented asparagus juice and whey from last summer's menu🌱
  • Dairy products are an essential pillar of Nordic cooking, and this creamy, luxurious cultured butter at @askanyc proves why🐮
  • Lompe, a traditional Norwegian flatbread, served with fermented trout and horseradish at @maaemo in Oslo 🇧🇻

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