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Grilled Saithe with Sugarkelp Salad

The keyword here is umami! Kelp and seaweed are umami-rich, and lend a generous, miso-like flavor to the stock. Here I have grilled saithe (pollock) without seasoning it with anything other than the wonderful sugar …

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Super-Flavored Rib Eye with Pickled Fiddleheads

What is meatier than a large marbled piece of meat? Why, a piece of meat seasoned with dried or cured meat! Dried and cured meat such as bresaola or beef jerky, is salty and umami-rich …

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Fish and Langoustine Burger

Fish burgers are often difficult to get nice and firm, so I have used a combination of saithe, cod and cusk, and added a little corn flour to prevent the burgers from falling apart. In …

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Crispy Fried Saithe with Langoustine Potatoes and Wild Asparagus

I like the combination of the modest saithe and the more exclusive langoustine in this dish. And since I only use the shells to extract the flavor, it is not at all expensive. Try to …

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Smoked pulled pork with spring cabbage

We built a smoke box for smoking the pork, but the easiest way to do this is to roast it overnight in an oven, and then smoke it in a kettle grill the following day. …

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Homemade birch syrup

Really hard work, but absolutely fantastic. This method explains how to do everything from scratch. If you are not able to do this or do not want to, you can also buy good ready-made birch …

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Waffles with birch syrup

10 waffles PREPARATION: 1 Soak the oats in milk for 30 minutes. Mix all the other ingredients in a separate bowl. Mix the oats and milk into the other ingredients. Allow the mixture to swell …

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Smoked pork chops with potato salad and spruce shoots

Fresh grilled or smoked chops are a classic dish which is very popular at BBQs during the summer months. In this recipe we will be preparing summer chops from scratch, and we will smoke them …

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Spruce and birch shoot syrup

Makes 4 cups (1 liter) of each type of syrup PREPARATION: 1 Boil 1 gallon (3 liters) of water, 2½ cups (600 g) of sugar and the birch shoots. Continue boiling until there is about …

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Homemade ramson sausages in potato pancake bread

Homemade sausages are not as difficult to make as you might think. They taste better and you know what they contain. Only your imagination can limit the type of ingredients you could use. This sausage …

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Chlorophyll pesto and bruschetta

There are wild, edible plants growing everywhere in the countryside (and in this case in Frogner Park in Oslo), including the ingredients I have used in this recipe, i.e. ground elder, ramsons and stinging nettles, …

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Wild rose ice cream

Wild roses make great flavoring for ice cream, and the best thing is that they grow almost everywhere and are free. This wild rose ice cream was prepared using an old-fashioned, manual ice cream maker. …

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Spring chicken cooked in milk

Spring chickens are very flavorful, and milk brings out the mild and sweet flavors in the chicken meat. The meat also becomes very juicy when cooked in milk. Serves 4 PREPARATION: 1 Bind the fresh …

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Lemon sole and Dover sole with butter sauce, kale and chives

I love all types of small flatfish, for instance lemon sole and Dover sole. The lemon sole is fried with the skin on, while the Dover sole’s skin is so thick and chewy that it …

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Strawberry milkshake

For this drink, I used fresh cream and milk straight from the cow, which were separated in a separator on the farm I visited. As far as flavor and appearance go, Norwegian strawberries are among …

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Grilled blue mussels with cream and herbs

Wild blue mussels can be found along the whole coast of Norway. I’ve put together a bouquet of wild herbs, among them fennel shoots and chive blossoms. These herbs add a great deal of flavor …

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