Showing posts with label Norway. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Norway. Show all posts

September 11, 2016


Eggs - 5
Castor sugar - 100 gms
Plain flour - 100 gms
Cardamom or ginger powder  - 1 tsp
Sour cream - 125 ml
Fresh butter - 50 gms (melted)


  • Beat the eggs and sugar for about 10 minutes until thick and creamy.
  • Sift flour with cardamom or ginger powder.
  • Fold in small portions of flour and cream alternatively.
  • Stir in melted butter, and leave the batter to stand for 10 minutes.
  • Heat the waffle iron, pour in batter, and close top.
  • Cook until golden and crisp.
  • Serve with cranberry jam or other tart jam.

August 11, 2015


Milk - 450 ml
Rice - 50 gms
Salt -  pinch
Double cream - 200 ml
Sugar - 1 tbsp
Blanched almonds- 1 tbsp


  • Bring the milk to the boil.
  • Wash the rice thoroughly and scatter it on to the milk. Simmer gently for one hour, and season with salt.
  • This makes the basic Rice porridge.
  • Whip the cream with sugar, stir in the rice mixture, and add chopped almonds.
  • Serve with jam or with fruit sauce.

January 21, 2015


Sifted all purpose flour - 5 cups
Ground Cardamom - 2 tsp
Egg yolks - 10
Egg whites - 2
Sugar - 3/4 cup
Brandy - 1/4 cup
Heavy cream - 1 cup
Lard for frying


  • Beat egg yolks, egg whites, sugar, and brandy until thick. Add cream slowly, stirring well.
  • Sift flour and cardamom powder together;add about 1/2 cup at a time to egg mixture, mixing thoroughly after each addition. Wrap and chill overnight.
  • Heat lard to 365 to 370 F in a deep saucepan.
  • Roll dough, a small portion at a time, 1/16" thick on a floured surface.
  • Using a floured knife or pastry wheel, cut into diamond shapes, 5*2 " ; make a lengthwise slit in the center of each diamond. Pull the tip of one end through each slit and tuck back under itself.
  • Deep fry 1 to 2 minutes, or until golden brown, turning once.
  • Drain and cool.
  • Sprinkle cookies with confectioners' sugar. Store in airtight container., pub-6783067284749878, DIRECT, f08c47fec0942fa0