Allmost nothing is as classic in the Scandinavian cuisine as meat-sauce-and-potatoes. It has been on the “menu” for as long as we can remember, but in my ears it´s a rather dull term for something that can be so delicious. But it depends of course on WHAT KIND of meat, WHICH sauce and WHAT KIND of potatoes.
It´s cold up here in Scandinavia at the moment. Really cold. Snow covered forests and ice on the lake …and…the perfect time for chocolate. In any form.
Last fall we got a piece of elk meat from a friend, when we were at my partner’s country place in Dalsland. Great, I thought, and put the piece of meat in the freezer.
A week ago, a huge cod was delivered to my doorstep. A Skrei to be exact. It was Norwegian Sjömatråd, which announced a competition for a number of food bloggers, to create “The best Swedish Skrei recipe” ever, and of course I wanted to be part of this challenge.
I grew up on oatmeal. My cheeks were like a foot ball and I loved to stuff my face with porridge made from oatmeal every day. I have not eaten porridge since …