Recipes

Norwegian Smoked Salmon Appetizer Bread Rolls with Mustard Vinaigrette

Norwegian Smoked Salmon Appetizer Bread Rolls with Mustard Vinaigrette

Smoked salmon is one of the best and easiest ingredients to cook with ever. Well, it’s almost not cooking even, it goes well with such a huge range of other ingredients, so you’re basically just putting things that taste good together. How to serve smoked […]

Mango Sorbet with Lemon and Thyme Shortcrust Pastry Biscuits

Mango Sorbet with Lemon and Thyme Shortcrust Pastry Biscuits

We just had a tiny little weeklong heatwave here in Norway, so we’ve been trying to get creative on how to cool down in the heat. Last year we bought an ice cream maker. I’ve been using it quite a bit but I am just […]

Gnocchi, Sage & Roasted Butternut Squash Recipe

Gnocchi, Sage & Roasted Butternut Squash Recipe

The first pasta I ever made at home was gnocchi. It helped demystify the art of making homemade pasta for me, and it helped me understand something vital about Italian cuisine. You see, I had thought that making gnocchi or any kind of pasta was […]

Pork Butt Schnitzel With Apple and Fennel

Pork Butt Schnitzel With Apple and Fennel

I’m a big fan of seasonal cooking, perhaps even to a fault. Meaning that often if I’m craving something that is very out of season, I can’t bring myself to make it. Summer cooking can, therefore, be a bit tricky for me at times as […]

Creamy Garlic Cauliflower Purée Recipe

Creamy Garlic Cauliflower Purée Recipe

Let’s put those whole roasted garlic bulbs from our previous recipe to good use, and make a garlic cauliflower purée. A cauliflower purée is creamy and light and goes well with any heavy meat dish like a roast. Adding roasted garlic will supercharge your purée […]

Whole Oven Roasted Garlic Bulbs Recipe

Whole Oven Roasted Garlic Bulbs Recipe

Whole roasted garlic bulbs are a quick and easy way to take your cooking to the next level. Sure, you can use raw garlic but just roasting them for 30 minutes will bring out so much more flavor. It is perfect for any kind of […]

Christmas Panna Cotta

Christmas Panna Cotta

Panna cotta is Italian for “Holy f**k that’s good”. Ok according to Wikipedia and google translate it’s Italian for “cooked cream” but that can’t be right, right? With that logic, Pizza translates to something like “cheese sauce bread”. So let’s just go with my translation. […]

Pork Belly with Cider Poached Pear and Spiced Red Cabbage

Pork Belly with Cider Poached Pear and Spiced Red Cabbage

I don’t recall if I’ve already written this in a post previously, but pork belly is like time travel to me. My grandma has always made pork belly for Christmas Eve, like many other Norwegians. Through Anthony Bourdain’s shows, I have learned that everyone’s favorite […]

Roast Beef with Honey-Glazed Brussel Sprouts & Root Vegetable Purée

Roast Beef with Honey-Glazed Brussel Sprouts & Root Vegetable Purée

Sundays are for roasts. Before i started working in the restaurant business, I used to work in a bookstore on Sundays. And often when I came home from work there would be a warm roast waiting for me. There’s no mistaking what’s for dinner when […]

Crispy Oven Baked French Fries

Crispy Oven Baked French Fries

Simple food is the best food. Take potatoes, for example. The most common of ingredients. You cut them into strips and then fry them. Who could know that so many things can go wrong in this seemingly simple process? Before learning how to make great […]