If you’ve been around on this blog for a bit, you’ll know pizza is one of my favorite things to eat. Here’s a very Norwegian-tasting pizza that’s super easy to make for the weekend!
Authentic Norwegian Smalahove smoked sheep’s head recipe
Heads up everybody, cause here’s the recipe you’ve all been waiting for! As you eyeball your plate, at the face of it, it’s some gruesome culinary prank. But appearance is only skin deep, and below is the softest, most succulent meat you can imagine; say hi to Norwegian Smalahove!
Lamb chops with beurre noisette hollandaise
Simply put my favorite Sunday dinner as a kid back in the 80ies. I loved it so much I was looking forward to this dinner for days, and I still do! And now that it’s fall in Norway, we have loads of lamb meat in the stores too.
Kashmiri Rogan Josh lamb curry
I am a whore for chili, so when I got my hands on some Kashmiri chilies, and we’re in the middle of lamb season here in Norway, there was only one thing I could make: Rogan Josh, just like my Viking forebears used to make!
Norwegian ramen with barley noodles, black kale & poached egg
One of the best things about boiling instead of steaming pinnekjøtt is the incredible stock you’re left with. Here’s one of our staple zero waste dinners that’ll warm you through and make you smile!
Norwegian Hakkasteik (Grynasteik) from Hardanger
Hakkasteik is a very old dish from Hardanger in Norway, traditionally reserved for big feasts, weddings and so on; one of its three names, Brurasteik, translates to “Bride’s roast” and reflects how highly regarded this dish is.
Norwegian national dish Fårikål mutton & cabbage stew
Fårikål, mutton in cabbage, is the national dish of Norway, and a true reflection of our past; piss poor farmers who made do with what we had. And we found a way to make meager magnificent with dish. Here’s the 100% authentic, traditional way, plus my own twist to the dish.
Pinnekjøtt with nettles, sunchokes and raspberry emulsion
Pinnekjøtt is my favorite thing to eat in the whole world. While the Norwegian west coast is known for its Pinnekjøtt, this modern take on the classic will make the traditionalists scream for blood. Screw them.
Authentic Norwegian Pinnekjøtt cured lamb recipe
Out of all the wonderful traditional Norwegian dishes, Pinnekjøtt is my absolute favorite. Nothing comes even close. Here’s how you make it the 100 % traditional way – plus my own little twist on this Norwegian west coast classic!
Pinnekjøtt pizza with potatoes and grilled poblano
In case you were wondering, I am absolutely nuts about Pinnekjøtt. I also have a rather passionate relationship with poblanos, so whenever we have leftovers from Pinnekjøtt, I always make this pizza!
Traditional Norwegian Komle potato dumplings from Ryfylke
Komle is one of the most iconic Norwegian dishes, and has many regional varieties and names. But in its essence, it’s still the same; a dumpling. And as we all know, a dumpling is the food of the Gods. Here’s how we make it!
Traditional Norwegian Fenalår cured leg of mutton recipe
Spain has Jamon Iberico, Italy has Parma ham, and Norway has Fenalår; one of my absolute favorite kinds of cured meats. It’s incredibly flavorful, and actually pretty easy to make yourself too!