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Pork Knuckles with Peas

This is a very traditional dish, made a little less heavy by adding apples and fresh peas in addition to the salty meat and the dried peas. Serves 4 PREPARATION: 1 Rinse meat. 2 Add …

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Fish Soup, from Head to Tail

We made this soup with what was left of a salmon after we had made several other dishes using almost all the parts of the fish. If you want to make this tasty fish soup …

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Salmon Rillette

When you fillet a fish there is bound to be waste. What to do with it? This is a good way to make the most of some of the salmon cuts that often get overcooked, …

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Crispy Salmon Skin and Spicy Fishbone

One of the most important things we can do for the environment is to throw away less food. The great news about this is that a lot of the things we normally discard, like fish …

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Grilled Salmon With Charred Leek

I love a simple, grilled piece of salmon. But I also think it can benefit from something contrasting, to give it a bit of temperament. In this case, lots of herbs and charred leek. Serves …

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Chicken with Cauliflower and Barley

Serves 2 PREPARATION: 1 Rinse barley in cold water for 15 minutes. Cook on low heat in chicken stock and beer for 30 to 35 minutes. (1 cup/2,5dl of chicken stock and about 2 cups/5dl …

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Andreas’ Java – a Sweet Cinnamon Coffee Drink

Serves 2 PREPARATION: 1 Whisk together the milk, sugar and egg yolk in a pot over low heat (up to 140 F/ 60 oC). 2 Whip the cream until it becomes velvety. Serve the hot …

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Boiled Potatoes with Birch Leaves

Inspired by the Swedish chef Magnus Nilsson at Fäviken in Jämtland, Sweden. Old leaves have a rich, earthy flavor. Serves 4 Bring water to boil and add the potatoes and birch leaves. Boil them for …

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Reindeer Pelmeni (Russian Dumplings) in Game Broth

The North Eastern Part of Norway has always been a borderland, for a long time with porous borders to neighboring Russia. The traditional Sami reindeer herders have traditionally roamed freely in the area, without acknowledging …

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Fish Burger – Arctic Char in a Steamed Bun Served with Cucumber Salad

Hurtigruten stops at more than 30 different ports along the coast of Norway. In the middle of the night it stops at Sortland in Northern Norway, where it loads fresh arctic char. We took a …

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Leg of Lamb with Apples and Herbs

Serves 4-6 PREPARATION: 1 Leave the meat at room temperature for 2-3 hours before preparing. Preheat the oven to 300 oF (150 oC). 2 Debone the leg of lamb and rub it with salt. Add …

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Norwegian Risotto with Red Beets, Barley and Goat Cheese

Serves 4 PREPARATION: 1 Fry the onion over medium heat until it become caramelized. Add the barley and parsley root, and fry the mixture for a few minutes. Pour in a little bit of the …

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Entrecôte with Marrow Butter and Root Vegetable salad

Serves 4 PREPARATION: 1Leave the steak at room temperature for one hour before cooking. Bake the bone marrow at 390 oF (200 oC) for 20-25 minutes. Let it cool. Scoop out the marrow with a …

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Reindeer Meatballs in Brown Sauce

Serves 4 PREPARATION: 1Mix the ground meat with egg, corn flour, and spices while stirring. Use your hands or a tablespoon to shape the meatballs. A great tip is to dip your hands or the …

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Baked Potato with Cured Ham and Salmon Roe

This is a dish I made on the train, in the cafeteria, so I used the microwave. It is a great way to make really fluffy baked potatoes. A more traditional way would be to …

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Wild Salmon Grilled on Birch Plank and Served with Grilled Sprouts

Grilling on a hot plank is a great way to get a gently cooked fish with all the temperament and flavor of grilled food. Use only untreated wood. Serves 4 PREPARATION: 1 Soak a wood …

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