About Me, Food & Drink, Norway, Norway, Recipes, Travel & Places, What's Happening

Norway’s brown cheese Brunost is a caramel-flavoured local secret

When a food is described as a national dish, rarely eaten outside its home nation, alarm bells start ringing. So it was for me on a recent trip to Oslo, Norway where I discovered Brunost, or brown cheese. In this interconnected world of international cusine, why hasn’t this particular food or ingredient escaped its national […]

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Food & Drink, Norway, Norway, Recipes

Seasoning ending for Norwegian Skrei, cook with Michel Roux Jr

With only a few weeks left of the Skrie (a firm, fleshy white fish from the cod family) season, here’s a recipe created by chef Michel Roux jr (pictured below). Caught straight from the cold, clear waters of northern Norway, the Skreiseason runs between January and April. The cod spends most of its life in the […]

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Norwegian Skrei with buttered leeks, lentils, kale & pumpkin seeds

Caught straight from the cold, clear waters of northern Norway every year between January and April, Skrei is much loved Norwegian delicacy. It is increasingly used by many of the UK’s best chefs, including Michel Roux Jr. who says, “Skrei is a versatile ingredient with lean, firm white flesh that lends itself to both modern and […]

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