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Salmon wraps

Recipe: Laks Wraps

How to make these Norwegian smoked salmon wraps, with dill cream cheese, lettuce and red onion. This deliciously simple recipe serves three people for lunch, or 6-10 as a party appetiser. One of the first things...
Norwegian shrimp sandwich

Recipe: Shrimp Sandwich

Open faced shrimp sandwiches with homemade mayonnaise (skiver med shrimps og hjemelaget majones) Norwegian peel and eat shrimps are common all year round for the most part but are usually eaten in spring and summer as...
Norwegian salmon exports

Something Fishy Going On

The seafood industry remains of critical importance to the economy here in Norway. With all the talk of the importance of oil & gas to the Norwegian economy, it's easy to forget another industry absolutely vital...
Norwegian Fårikål

From Fårikål to Fårikål

Norwegian Food and Agriculture Minister Sylvi Listhaug has egg on her face after the Norwegian public voted to keep fårikål as Norway's national dish. The traditional one-pot stew of lamb and cabbage won 45% of the poll,...
Inside a Rema 1000 Supermarket

10 Ways to Save Money on Groceries in Norway

A Norwegian food writer shares some top tips on grocery shopping in Norway on a budget. You know the scene – it’s you, your debit card and two bags of groceries that you just paid 600NOK...
Mack Brewery sign

Raising a Glass to Ludwig Markus Mack

Tromsø is famous for its cultural scene, the northern lights, and its nickname “the Paris of the north”. But did you know Tromsø is also famous for its beer? Way back in 1877, Ludwig Markus Mack founded the Bavarian-influenced Macks Ølbryggeri (Mack Brewery)...
Entrance to Oslo Food Hall

Food Glorious Food – Eating My Way Around Oslo’s Mathallen

Norway is not a nation known for its cuisine, but could that be set to change? Fish, dried fish, rotting fish, pickled fish… throw in some bread and potatoes and there you have it – not...
Norwegian bakery

The Norwegian Bread Belly

Today I want to talk to you about a problem I have in Norway. It's not only personal to me, for it seems most newcomers to Norway suffer from this condition within the first year or...
Inside the Nighthawk Diner, Oslo

Nighthawk Diner, Grünerløkka

And so, our epic quest for Oslo’s best burger continues! The American-themed Nighthawk Diner is a magnet for hipsters, smack bang in the middle of Oslo's Grünerløkka district. So… how else to start but with an Instagram...
Illegal Burger graphic

Illegal Burger, Møllergata

And so, our epic quest for Oslo's best burger begins! Gerry and I kicked off our quest with Aftenposten's favourite, Illegal Burger on Møllergata, a few steps from Youngstorget in the city centre. It's also a...