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Module 09:
What is there to eat in Norway?

Norway has come a long way as a food nation. Be sure to be aware of our culinary specialities, so that you can advise your foodie clients in the best way.

We'll start by looking at the most typical Norwegian dishes and main food events.

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Havfruen, Trondheim.
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A food nation on the rise

In the last few years, we have definitely found a new interest in the culinary heritage of Norway. You could even say that there has never been a better time for foodies to visit Norway!

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Hotel Union, Geiranger.
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Pinnekjøtt on a plate.
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Man and woman eating food at festival in Trondheim
Trøndelag food and brewery festival, Trondheim.
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Smalahovetunet, Voss
Smalahovetunet, Voss.
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In Norway, we often use the concept "kortreist" (short-travelled) when we talk about food. What does it mean?

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Umami, Harstad
Umami, Harstad.
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