Norwegian traditional food – Our very best recipes

No doubt the Norwegians have some fantastic recipes on offer, easy to make even for a less experienced cook, such as myself. Below are a few of my absolutely favourite dishes, evoking a passion to pass it on to the next generation. Norway has long standing traditions for sourcing and preserving what's available of fresh foods, from fish and meat to vegetable and herbs. Klippfisk, as seen in the...

Salmon fillet and Mango Salsa family dinner in less than 30 minutes

This weeks family dinner recipe is not only healthy but quick to prepare; Meaty, flaky salmon with a creamy mild taste, this time with an exciting tropical twist. And you'll be able to achieve dinner on the table in less than 30 minutes. Step one is to ensure fresh salmon fillets. It shouldn't smell like fish, it should smell like the sea and be nice and pink looking, firm-fleshed and meaty,...

Recipe of the week: Pan-fried fillet of trout and beetroot salad

This weeks recipe, pan-fried fillet of trout served with warm beetroot salad is shared by the Scandinavian Dad, who is an excellent chef. This recipe brings back some childhood memories, from one of those many lakes and rivers you can find in Norway. I started fishing, and trout in particular, when I was still in primary (yes I was fishing on my own, no Health and Safety regulations where I grew...