Cozy Scandinavian Recipes for Fall
If you’d like to add a good dose of hygge to autumn, food is a great way to begin. After all, food has a way of connecting people, and togetherness is a big part of that Scandinavian way of life. Whether you enjoy baking or simply want some ideas for switching up the dinner rotation, here is a collection of Scandinavian recipes for fall.
Appetizers & Cozy Snacks
Norwegian Pancakes (Pannekaker)
Scandinavian Cinnamon Rolls (for October 4–kanelbullens dag, or cinnamon bun day, in Swedish)
Skoleboller (Norwegian “School Buns” with Pastry Cream and Coconut)
Steamed Mussels with Leeks and Root Vegetables
Swedish Meatballs (No Gluten, Dairy, or Eggs)
Venison with Parsnips and Chanterelles
Soups, Sides, & Salads
Creamy Celeriac Salad with Horseradish, Parsley, and Nuts
Bergen Fish Soup (Bergensk Fiskesuppe)
Roasted Cauliflower Soup (Blomkålsuppe) with Brown Butter and Cardamom
New Potatoes and Chanterelles with Lemon and Dill
Wilted Cabbage with Fresh Dill and Bacon (Kål med Dill og Flesk)
Dessert & Other Sweets
Almond-Cardamom Thumbprints with Lingonberry Preserves
Brown Butter Almond Cake with Pears
Lingonberry-Studded Almond Cake with Cardamom
Norwegian Apple Cake (Eplekake)
Norwegian Prune Porridge with Vanilla Sauce (Sviskegrøt med Vaniljesaus)
What are some of YOUR favorite Scandinavian recipes for fall? Leave a comment and let me know!
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My Danish mother made fattigmann. My husband loved them and has been asking me to make them, but I hate recipes that just use egg yolks ( or whites.) Then I have to make something else to use the rest of the egg up.
Last Christmas I used your grandmother’s recipe for lefse
It was the best recipe I have ever used for lefse. I will be using it again this year!
My great grandparents were from Norway.