• Norwegian potato lefse

    Norwegian Potato Lefse Recipe (With Video)

    Silvia

    Ever since I was a little kid Norwegian lefse has been one of my favorite foods, especially when it’s filled with butter and sugar to make kling. And I’m certainly not alone in my love for lefse. Lefse is a traditional soft Norwegian flatbread made with flour, butter, cream and sometimes potatoes. Potato lefse is not quite as common in Norway these days, but it is still very beloved in certain regions, with recipes passed down through generations. Potato lefse takes a bit more effort to make than the more popular wheat versions, but I think potato lefse is well…

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  • 17 Traditional Norwegian Recipes

    Silvia

    I first started this blog by working my way through Den Rutete Kokeboken, a classic Norwegian cookbook first published in 1980. This cookbook is full of traditional Norwegian recipes, and still today you’ll find this cookbook in many Norwegian kitchens. I love classic Norwegian food, and so today I’m sharing…

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  • Smörgåstårta (Swedish Sandwich Cake)

    Silvia

    It’s finally feeling like summer here in Bergen, which is perfect timing since we celebrated Midsummer over the weekend! Swedes celebrated Midsummer Eve on Friday and Norwegians celebrated Sankthansaften on Sunday, and one dish that featured on many tables was smörgåstårta. Smörgåstårta, or smørbrødterte in Norwegian, is a savory cake…

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  • 7 Easy Norwegian Recipes

    Silvia

    I’ve shared a lot of Norwegian recipes here, and while I love them all, there are definitely some that I make more often than others. While I do enjoy diving into a long, multi step recipe like Sarah Bernhardt cookies, when I’m short on time (or energy) there are some…

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  • Norwegian Apple Kringle

    Silvia

    Norwegians are incredibly proud of their apples, so it’s no surprise they have lots of incredible apple desserts. Norwegian apple cake is one of the most popular cakes here, A kringle (also called klippekrans) is a yeast based pastry filled with cinnamon sugar, sort of like a wreath of connected cinnamon buns. In…

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  • Swedish Apple Cake (Äppelkaka)

    Silvia

    After visiting Hardangerfjord, “the orchard of Norway,” last week I was not so mysteriously in the mood for apples. Of course it’s not yet apple season here in Norway, but luckily we can still buy apples at the supermarket. So I decided to make äppelkaka, a deliciously fluffy Swedish vanilla…

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