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Christmas beer is very popular in Norway

Juleøl: Norwegian Christmas Beer

You can't go far in December without being offered a Norwegian Christmas beer. But what exactly is it? Norway's juleøl is a dark, rich and strong ale brewed by virtually every Norwegian brewery – from the...
The best aquavit cocktail ideas

Tasty Aquavit Cocktails

Breathe new life into that dusty bottle of aquavit at the back of your drinks cupboard with these delicious cocktail ideas. Neat aquavit may be something of an acquired taste for many around the world, but...
The best Norwegian cakes

The Best Norwegian Cakes

Hungry? You soon will be, as we take a closer look at the most popular traditional cakes served up in Norway. I think we can all agree, cakes are awesome! One of the great joys of...
Norwegian breakfast foods

A Norwegian Breakfast

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, so my mother told me when I was a kid. But things are different in Scandinavia. Here in Trondheim it's that time of the year when new...
Wild cloudberries in Norway

Norwegian Cloudberries

Cloudberries sparkle in the marshlands of Arctic Norway for a few weeks every summer. The fruit of the cloudberry plant is an amber-colored fruit that resembles raspberries and blackberries. Prized for its scarcity just as much...
Norwegian brown cheese slicer

Norwegian Cheese

Brown cheese is a famous Norwegian tradition, but how much do you know about the other Norwegian cheeses? Norway has its fair share of cheese. The regular block of white/yellow cheese is pretty much standard in...
Norwegian aquavit bottles

Aquavit: The Scandinavian Spirit

The flavoured spirit is a favourite of older Scandinavians, but Norwegian aquavit is increasingly popular with foodies outside the region too. New Nordic cuisine has taken the trendy restaurants of the world by storm in recent...
Norwegian gingerbread pepperkaker cookies

Pepperkaker: Norwegian Gingerbread

Christmas is almost here and that means the stores are filled with delicious pepperkaker! For me at least, gingerbread evokes memories of childhood and warming up in front of the fire. During my first winter in...
Order food online

Compose Your Own Food Box

Food box deliveries are growing in popularity across Norway. Now you can choose what's inside. Food box delivery is a popular solution for busy families. Today Nettmat has announced a new concept to make things even...
Norwegian cod

White Gold: 1,000 Years of Cod

Known as black gold, oil has driven Norway's economy for fifty years. But the importance of white gold goes back a millennium. DNA research from the fish bone remains of Viking meals has revealed that Norwegians...