April 23, 2019 A taste of Nordic food and nature

Tag: norway


Talking with Jon Fredrik Skauge, Dairy Farmer to the Stars

February 18, 2019

February 18, 2019

In between the mountains and fjords of southern Trøndelag sits a homey dairy farm full of history and probably the...

Brooding Under Neon Lights at Brutus

February 16, 2019

February 16, 2019

Hidden on the quiet streets of Norway’s capital, Brutus is a high-end eatery with a low-brow attitude, offering hyper-local and...

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...

Gløgg, the Norwegian Version of Mulled Wine, Will Keep You Warm This Winter

December 14, 2018

December 14, 2018

While many cultures have a tradition of sipping warm, spiced wine to keep toasty through the cold winter months, Norwegians...

Brunost, an Introduction to Brown Cheese

November 25, 2018

November 25, 2018

Yes, I did try whale meat, and shark, and a lot of fish; even some reindeer and moose. But the...

Tacodagen, the Day of Norwegian Tacos

November 21, 2018

November 21, 2018

Fridays are for the tacos.

Visiting the Midnight Sun in the Lofoten Islands of the Arctic

September 20, 2018

September 20, 2018

It was almost time for my tour and there was no one, much less a crowded bus, hanging around the...

How to Make a Scrumptious Easter Lamb, Norway’s Way

April 2, 2018

April 2, 2018

Norwegian lamb is considered a world-class ingredient thanks to the nutritious sustenance provided by the wild pastures the sheep are...

A Meal at Credo, Trondheim’s Old School New Nordic

March 16, 2018

March 16, 2018

Credo has been enchanting the diners of northern Norway for over 20 years

Diving into the Wild Nordic Seas at Maaemo

February 9, 2018

February 9, 2018

Maaemo is an old Norse word meaning Mother Earth. The restaurant builds a culinary narrative around the clean, bright flavors...

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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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