Do you know Norwegian food?
Well, you’ll find out right away. International Horizon has done the work for you.
Norwegian lamb meat is particularly tender and juicy, for the simple reason that most lambs are raised outdoors. Four game meats to try. Elk, reindeer, deer, grouse. Game meat is then on the menu, in restaurants and at home.
Traditionally, the best known cheese in Norway is brunost, a brown cheese made from caramelised whey and reminiscent of caramel
Aquavit is the favourite drink at Christmas dinner. It is a potato brandy that is flavoured with caraway seeds, aniseed, dill, fennel and coriander.
Roasted pork belly, usually served with sauerkraut, steamed potatoes, Christmas sausages, meatballs and sauce, this dish is called Ribbe!
Apart from lamb meat, Stockfish is dried fish that has been soaked in successive baths of water and sodium hydroxide and then cooked in the oven.
Middag is for dinner. Nicknamed the hot meal, it often takes place after work so between 4pm and 6pm. It is often a protein (meat or fish) accompanied by starchy foods and vegetables (often potatoes and cruciferous)
Rakfisk (fermented trout) is another traditional dish from Northern Norway that will tempt even the most adventurous among you. Mølje” is cod served with liver and eggs.
Multekrem is a dessert made of Arctic blackberries and whipped cream.
As you can see, there is something for everyone! For your next trip to Norway, it’s right here!