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Crispy crackling

Having the crispiest crackling is a matter of pride among Norwegians, and an area where cooks compete. This recipe is taking the competition to a new level. It’s a long-winded process. But the result is …

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Slow-roasted pork belly

Roasted pork ribs with crackling are a very traditional Christmas dish in Norway. A similar cut of meat, but even better, is pork belly. Pork belly is one of the best pork cuts available. It …

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Pan-fried bread

Usually, you have to be very thorough when baking bread. However, if you bake it in a pan, the bread is a bit more rustic, but you are finished in half the time and it …

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Malt milkshake

A Norwegian version of malted milk. Serves 2 PREPARATION: 1 Cut a vanilla pod in half and scrape out the seeds with the tip of a knife. 2 Place the quark, malt extract and vanilla …

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Zander salad

The zander is a common European fish, and is mainly imported to the US. If you want a more local fish, the North American walleye is closely related to the zander. Spelt and barley are …

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Mashed peas

Serves 4 PREPARATION: 1 Drain the water from the peas that have been soaking overnight and rinse them well in cold water. Boil the peas in 1.5 liters of water for 40 to 60 minutes …

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