Jan

Toast Skägen

RECIPE Toast Skägen A Taste of Scandinavia Servings: 2 Servings Author: Chef Christian Kneedler Ingredients: ½ lb peeled and deveined tail-off raw North Atlantic shrimp 1 tbsp crème fraîche 1 tbsp mayonnaise ½ shallot ½ lemon (plus one slice for garnish) ¼ cup whitefish roe caviar pinch of black pepper 1 tbsp fresh dill (plus...
Jan

Swedish Meatballs

RECIPE Swedish Meatballs A Taste of Scandinavia Servings: 8 Servings Author: Chef Christian Kneedler Ingredients: 1 lb ground beef 1 lb ground pork 1 finely chopped yellow onion ⅔ cup milk little less than ½ cup cream ⅔ cup breadcrumbs 1 egg ½ tsp salt ½ tsp pepper pinch of sugar ¼ stick of butter...
Jan

Pickled Cucumbers

RECIPE Pickled Cucumbers A Taste of Scandinavia Servings: 2-3 Servings Author: Chef Christian Kneedler Ingredients: 3 medium-sized cucumbers (preferably Persian or English) ¼ cup sugar ½ cup water 2 tbsp vinegar ½ tbsp chopped fresh dill pinch of pepper   Instructions: Thinly slice (about 1/16th of an inch) the cucumbers. Whisk together the water, sugar,...
Jan

Hasselback Potatoes

RECIPE Hasselback Potatoes A Taste of Scandinavia Servings: 4 Servings Author: Chef Christian Kneedler Ingredients: 8-12 medium-sized potatoes (any roasting potato will do) 4-6 tbsp butter (room temperature) ½ tsp salt 3 tbsp breadcrumbs 1 cup grated hard cheese such as Västerbotten or parmesan salt & pepper to taste   Instructions: Preheat the oven to...
Jan

Gravlax & Mustard Sauce

RECIPE Gravlax & Mustard Sauce A Taste of Scandinavia Servings: 2-3 Servings Author: Chef Christian Kneedler For the Gravlax: Ingredients: 1 lb. salmon – 2 fillets (skin on) 1/2 cup dill (about a bunch) 1 tbsp black pepper 1 ½ tbsp salt ½ tbsp sugar 1 tbsp Aquavit (optional)   Instructions: Sprinkle the pepper across...
Jan

Beet Salad

RECIPE Beet Salad A Taste of Scandinavia Servings: 8 Servings Author: Chef Christian Kneedler Ingredients: 1 lb beets (you can buy them canned or boil fresh ones) 1 small red onion or ½ large red onion 2 medium-sized apples (preferably sour apples) ½ cup mayonnaise (or you can mix ¼ cup mayonnaise with ¼ cup...