Nordic Fish Chowder

Posted On: 1 Apr 2023
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Though Scandinavian cuisine has gotten a turn-of-the-century facelift through the Michelin-starred restaurant, Noma, there's really nothing better on a cold, snowy day than a cozy, hearty chowder loaded with potatoes and tender fish. In Nordic countries, where salmon, cod, crab, and potatoes are staples, hearty soups and creamy stews using local ingredients are just as common as meticulously-plated elk medallions and sliced truffles.  Continue Reading

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Thanks for stopping by. We love to share recipes that are great tasting and good for you. Lemonzest is not only a place where I share recipes with other folks but it is my own cookbook. So I often re-visit older recipes and update them with better ingredients, better english, or a different picture. Enjoy!

Nordic Fish Chowder
Posted On: 1 Apr 2023
Though Scandinavian cuisine has gotten a turn-of-the-century facelift through the Michelin-starred restaurant, Noma, there's really nothing better on a cold, snowy day than a cozy, hearty chowder loaded with potatoes and tender fish. In Nordic countries, where salmon, cod, crab, and potatoes are staples, hearty soups and creamy stews using local ingredients are just as common as meticulously-plated elk medallions and sliced truffles. 
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Posted On: 10 Apr 2019
The sweetness of the squash and dried cherries is a great counterpoint to savoury sausages.
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