svele

August 13, 2008

Sunday morning at the cabin means svele, the thick fluffy Norwegian pancakes Mr. Snow made for us on our takke. They are made to rise with hjortetakksalt or hornsalt, literally salt from deer antlers, in fact ammonium carbonate which used to be extracted from the antlers. Today you can replace it with baking powder but the authentic recipe calls for that slight whiff of ammonia!

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3 Responses to “svele”

  1. Rinske Says:

    Somehow my guess is tulipgirl preferred this over the traditional fishy breakfast 😉

  2. Tulipgirl Says:

    You are very right! But nobody tried to feed me fishy breakfast thankfully. 🙂

  3. sunburn Says:

    i think we were quite cleane out of fish by the time you guys left rinske 😉

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