Klippfisk – or klipfish – is fish preserved through salting and drying. Since the early 1700s, the Norwegians have been large-scale klippfisk producers and exporters.
Category page: food
Food history | the difference between mead and beer | Norway
Mead and beer are both alcoholic drinks known from Norwegian history. The Norwegians call them «mjød» and «øl». But do you know the difference between the two?
Ostehøvel | the Norwegian cheese slicer | Norway
There are many types of cheese slicers, but Norwegian furniture maker Thor Bjørklund invented the Norwegian version in 1925.
Food history | milk from the domesticated animals | Norway
For thousands of years, milk from the domesticated animals has had a dominant position in the Norwegian diet. People used milk from the cow, the reindeer, the sheep and the goat.
Grøt | a nation built on porridge | Norway
Some claim that porridge is the oldest hot dish in the Norwegian diet. Was it to our ancestors what bread is to the modern family of today?
Food history | the «Viking pizza» | Norway
In Norway, the pizza appeared as an exotic newcomer in the 1970s. But bread topped with foodstuffs is nothing new in Norwegian food history.
Food history | the beginning | Norway
When humankind first appeared in the Norwegian landscape – sometime after the last ice age – the search for food was their primary motivation.