Norwegian flatbread (Lefse) with avocado, sun-dried tomatoes and spinach

Norwegian flatbread (Lefse) with avocado, sun-dried tomatoes and spinach

This is Norway to me. The Norwegian "Lefse" is a flatbread made of potatoes. It's a big part of Norwegian food heritage but still very common today. I have already told you how sporty I think the Norwegians are, and this is a perfect snack they bring to their sport events. What I love with this [...]

Veggie potato dumplings (Kroppkakor) with mushrooms, shallots and spinach.

Veggie potato dumplings (Kroppkakor) with mushrooms, shallots and spinach.

"Kroppkakor" or potato dumplings is a very traditional Swedish dish. When I was a kid, I got served home made potato dumplings from one of our relatives. She made the absolutely most delicious ones. She invited us for a potato dumpling party once a year and we could eat as many of her delicious dumplings [...]

Summer salad with potatoes, radishes, asparagus and carrots

Summer salad with potatoes, radishes, asparagus and carrots

A very typical side dish in Scandinavia summertime is the summer salad. The variation of ingredients is enormous, but one common ingredient is the summer potatoes. The once we us summertime is called "Färskpotatis" and they are harvested before the potato is fully riped. The skin is therefore thin and we normally just clean it [...]

Meatballs with mashed potatoes, cream sauce, pressed cucumber and lingonberries

Meatballs with mashed potatoes, cream sauce, pressed cucumber and lingonberries

I posted my grandma's meatball recipe a couple of months ago (you find it here). I have followers who asked for the typical Swedish meatball dish. Here it is! The most traditional combination with meatballs is with mashed potatoes, a salty creamy sauce based on all the tastes coming from the meatball gravy and then [...]