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  • Vegetable Porridge with Cold Herb and Buttermilk Sauce

    Aug 1, 13 • Spirited • All recipes, Main courses, PorridgesNo CommentsRead More »

    aedviljapuderServes 4

    500g potatoes
    2 carrots
    1dl pearl barley or spelt
    100g high quality smoked bacon
    1 large onion

    For the sauce:
    2dl buttermilk
    0.5dl various chopped herbs (dill, spring onions, some peppermint leaves)

    Rinse pearl barley with cold water until water is clear. Cut the carrots into 1 cm thick slices, halve the potatoes and place them in a pot
    together with barley. Pour in just enough water to cover vegetables and barley. Season with some salt. Dice the bacon and chop the onion finely.

    Fry together until the fat separates from the bacon and the onion is tender. Once the vegetables and barley are tender, mash them into the broth. Add the bacon and onion mixture and leave to cool.

    Chop the herbs finely and season with a pinch of salt. Wait for 5 minutes for the salt to draw some juice from the onion then add buttermilk. Allow the sauce to season in the fridge and serve with lukewarm porridge.


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  • Caramel Porridge

    Aug 1, 13 • Spirited • All recipes, Desserts, PorridgesNo CommentsRead More »


    Serves 4

    1½ dl sugar
    4 dl water
    5 dl milk
    1 dl farina

    Crush ¾ dl of sugar on a dry hot pan. Pour on boiling water and melt the caramel (Take care when adding water, as a lot of hot steam will emerge). Pour into a pot and add the hot milk and remaining sugar. Bring to boil and mix in the farina, stirring constantly. Simmer for 5-6 minutes.

    Serve cooled with milk or compote.

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