Charcuterie · Fish · Travels · Travels: Norway

Ragnar’s Norwegian Fishcakes: Ragnars Fiskekaker

Here’s a recipe for tasty Norwegian fishcakes. These are a specialty of my friend’s father, Ragnar. He makes the forcemeat, and Hilde’s mom Vivi fries them off. I gave Vivi a break, and was fry cook for the day. In this recipe they are fried in butter, but the mousseline forcemeat is very versatile, and… Continue reading Ragnar’s Norwegian Fishcakes: Ragnars Fiskekaker

Book Review · Charcuterie

A German Feast- Bratwurst and Sauerkraut

I’m currently dating a beer guy who loves German food. It makes sense; the strong and rich flavors of beer, bread, sauerkraut, and pickles were born together. Fermentation is a wonderful thing, and paired with a delicious emulsified sausage sausage which has been perfectly poached in beer and then lightly caramelized, all of those fermented… Continue reading A German Feast- Bratwurst and Sauerkraut