Swedish potato dumplings, kroppkakor, filled with ptarmigan and fried in butter, then served with caramelized onions and lingonberries.
German and Scandinavian Recipes
It seems like ages since I first wrote about this recipe, and it has been — at least in blogging time. I first posted a version of this dish back in early 2008, and it was so popular it even got written up in Field & Stream. But time marches on, and now I look
This dish is so simple, all the flavors come together beautifully. And if you’ve never made homemade spatzle, it’s easier than you think.
A recipe for Scandinavian nettle soup; basically a nettle bisque. This recipe is based on Swedish nasselsoppa, and can be made with any vivid spring green.
Northern pike make an excellent soup fish, as they are lean, white and firm — and, when you fillet them, you often get odd-shaped pieces that work well cut into soup bits. This is my take on Northern pike soup, done Manitoba style.
A Nordic take on salmon soup. Chunks of salmon or trout, served with potatoes, cream, dill and, if you have it, whey.
Goose soup, Nordic style… sorta. A clean, bright goose soup with Nordic ingredients, but made in the style of Vietnamese pho. It’s awesome.
Blutnudeln. Pasta al Sangue. Blood pasta. Yes, it is what you think. And I’ve been wanting to make this macabre pasta for a long time. It was worth the wait.