Sekkjepåse is a local dish from the valley of Romsdalen and can be traced back to the 1700s. It was served during special occasions on the farms in the region. It contains three main ingredients: potato, onion, and dried meat. All finely grated and mixed into a loose dough, which is packed into a cheesecloth to prevent the mixture from collapsing during the cooking process. The name Sekkjepåse derives from the cloth, which acts as a sack during the cooking process.
Most people think pâtés are really difficult to make. I will prove them wrong. It's really nothing more to it than mixing the ingredients (have your butcher grind everything for you) and, perhaps most importantly, adding something sweet. My pâtés are quite rustic, as I don't mince all the ingredients. I like the rough consistency and taste. If you want a finer pâté, you can grind the liver as well.
Peel and chop the onion and garlic finely. Rinse the parsley in cold water and let it drip dry. Cut it coursely and mix with the onion and garlic. Pound the pork with a tenderizer. Distribute the onion-garlic mixture evenly onto the meat. Season with salt and pepper. Then roll the meat up into a […]
Wash the celery root well with a sponge. If there is lots of dirt on it you can peel it with a potato peeler. Dry off any moisture on the celery and rub it with sea salt. Wrap straw around the celery and then the clay so it is completely packed in. Place the celery […]
The traditional Norwegian flatbreads used to be a part of everyday peasant food but they can also be used to make wonderful canapés. All these flatbread canapés are really simple to make. You basically just add the ingredients to the flatbread. It is always fun to experiment with new combinations and I will highly encourage you to invent new and interesting canapés. These canapés are some of my favorites.