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Mulled Wine

A typical Christmas drink, Gløgg in Norwegian. It is a dish that has survived from Medieval times, when all wines that reached as far as Norway would be oxidized and acidic, and those who could …

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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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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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Andrea’s 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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Skien – The canal city and birthplace of Henrik Ibsen

Skien is the county capital of Telemark County in Norway. The city has around 50,000 inhabitants, and is beautifully situated between the two water reservoirs of Bryggevannet and Hjellevannet. The waterfront is an important part …

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