Breakfast

Browse by Category

Baked Goods & Desserts  |  Breakfast  |  Culture & History
Drinks  |  Main Dishes  |  Wine

SHAKSHUKA – An Exciting Alternative Breakfast for Egg Lovers

SHAKSHUKA – An Exciting Alternative Breakfast for Egg Lovers

The food that a large number of people have the most difficulty giving up when going vegan, is not read meat—but in fact, eggs. Shakshuka is a one-skillet recipe traditionally made with eggs baked in a tomato and red pepper sauce that is spiced with cumin, paprika, and cayenne. I’ve replaced the egg with both tofu and sliced sweet potato before with great luck, but this time I used Just Eggs and was incredibly happy with the result.

read more
Norwegian Beet and “Herring” Salad

Norwegian Beet and “Herring” Salad

The time of the year has come yet again when Norwegians either flock to their cabins in the mountains or vacation homes by the sea, read crime novels, eat oranges and chocolates called kvikklunsj (think Kit Kat but 10 x better).  Many people take an entire week...

read more
Chickpea flour frittata: The perfect brunch dish

Chickpea flour frittata: The perfect brunch dish

Among all the many wonderful plant-based alternatives to eggs, chickpea flour is perhaps the most amazing one. Chickpeas on its own is a high fiber legume, which helps heart health, regulate blood pressure levels, stabilize blood sugar, lower inflammation, improve...

read more
Horn: Norwegian crescent rolls

Horn: Norwegian crescent rolls

Norwegians love to bake, and while all countries have their own versions of pretty much any dish in existence, I don't think there's anything quite like Norwegian "horn".  The closest would probably be crescent rolls but I will refer to them as "horns" for the rest of...

read more
A Mackerel-less spread perfect for your smorgasbord

A Mackerel-less spread perfect for your smorgasbord

I've been speaking of and writing a lot about baking, cookies and cakes around the holidays as being a very big Norwegian tradition.  But what about the savory dishes? Don't they get any love? Of course. In fact, this time of year, long, leisurely breakfasts we call...

read more

Recreate a Norwegian breakfast or lunch with rundstykker

What is 'rundstykker'? These 'round pieces' (=rundstykke) of bread are buns made with various cereals and grains, and are popular all throughout the Nordic countries, particularly in Norway and Denmark.   As bread lovers, Scandinavians love to play around with...

read more
Leverpostei; another Norwegian classic reinvented

Leverpostei; another Norwegian classic reinvented

Liver pate, or leverpostei, is as common in Norway as smoked salmon, the brown cheese and that caviar that comes in a tube when it comes to spreads for open face sandwiches Norwegians eat for breakfast and lunch.  Every kid grew up eating leverpostei, perhaps with...

read more