Tuesday, July 8, 2014

Norway's National Dish

In a recent survey done by Norway's Ministry of Agriculture and Food and research firm Ipsos, Norway's national dish was named. Fårikål (mutton stew) received 45 percent of the vote in all regions of Norway expect along the west coast. Other dishes that topped the list of favorites include meatballs, potato dumplings and lamb ribs. Fårikål has been Norway's official dish for more than 40 years.

Want to try it out? Here's check out this Fårikål recipe. Here, Norwegian chef Andreas Viestad prepares the dish.

Anya Britzius is editor of Viking magazine. She lives in Minneapolis, Minn., and enjoys baking, reading and keeping up on modern Norwegian trends.

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