Porridge was a staple in the traditional Norwegian kitchen, piss poor peasants as we were. Smørgrøt, or butter porridge, however, is the most decadent, rich and silky smooth thing you can possibly imagine.
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!
Traditional Norwegian Flatbrød flatbread
Another staple in the traditional Norwegian kitchen, the Flatbrød, an unleavened, wafer thin and crispy bread that was the sustenance for centuries. We still love it to this day!
Classic Norwegian fiskegrateng crispy fish pie
Fiskegrateng is proper Norwegian comfort food, on par with mac and cheese, and was one of my absolute favorite dinners as a kid. This recipe is for both the classic version, and my own little twist, so read on!
How to get rid of condensation on a boat Part 1
Most production boats have notoriously poor ventilation and insulation. The result is a damp, mouldy and not very healthy, nor comfortable environment. They are hot when it’s warm, and freezing when it’s cold. Here’s how to get rid of the problems on a reasonable budget.
Designing the ultimate High Latitude cockpit enclosure
Designing a cockpit enclosure that protects you from the scorching tropical sun AND the bone chilling winds of the North Sea, but ALSO lets you trim your sails with ease is no small feat. Here’s how we designed ours.
Pizza with beer marinated aubergine, shiitake and smoked goat’s cheese
Here’s a pizza recipe with the dark, rustic flavors of the North! Packed with umami and layers of smoke, this is anything but a boring vegetarian pizza!
Pizza with roasted poblano, corn, and smoky chipotle sauce
Tex Mex inspired pizzas, especially here up in Norway, tend to be really weird, and with “taco spice” and burnt tortilla chips, they’re more like a parody than an actual representation of the Mexican flavors. I’m neither Tex nor Mex, but this hits the right spots for me!
Potato pizza bianca with black kale, smoked goat’s cheese & beer vinaigrette
We LOVE pizza bianca. They are super quick and easy to make since there’s no tomato sauce involved, and they are so, so tasty! Here’s one of our potato pizza recipes with robust flavors of the North!
Zucchini & tarragon pizza bianca
This summery pizza is one of the simplest that I make. But with its mild flavors from the fresh mozzarella paired with the charred zucchini , the fresh tarragon and zing from the pink peppercorns it’s incredibly flavorful.
Easy, epic pizza sauce
One of my absolute favorite things to make is pizza. This sauce is a improved and simplified version of the one I came in 3rd place with in the Norwegian Pizza Championship in 2009.
The Norwegian 2020 Covid coastal cruise Part 1
What should have been a 14 month cruise from Norway to the Caribbean and back again turned out quite differently thanks to Covid. We decided to play the cards we were dealt, and flip a finger to 2020. This is how well that went.