Top 10 Foods and Drinks in the Scandinavian Cuisine

The term Scandinavia in local usage includes Sweden, Denmark and Norway.
Cooking in Scandinavian cuisine is pure and simple. Fish dishes play a major role. Seafood can be fresh, cured, smoked, or dried.
Besides pork and poultry, in Scandinavia are also available deer, elk, horse and bear meats.

The Top Ten

1 Smoked Salmon

Smoked Salmon is the traditional Norse dish with international popularity. It is a major export and could be considered the most important Scandinavian contribution to modern international cuisine.

Norwegian salmon in general is probably the most renowned. - Metal_Treasure

2 Cabbage Roll

It's called Kåldolmar in Sweden. It's the Swedish variation of the Turkish dolma, and the name is also a variation (Kål-dolma-r). The Swedish king Charles XII returned to Sweden from the Ottoman Empire and brought the recipe. - Metal_Treasure

3 Pickled herring
4 Vodka
5 Reindeer Roast

Popular mostly in Norway
(... Merry Xmas, Rudolph,... the red-roasted reindeer) - Metal_Treasure

6 Isterband

It's a type of Swedish sausage - Metal_Treasure

It's also a great student orchestra in växjö, Smaland.

7 Stegt Flæsk

National dish of Denmark - fried pork with potatos - Metal_Treasure

8 Fårikål

National dish of Norway - Metal_Treasure

9 Köttbullar

National dish of Sweden - Swedish meatballs - Metal_Treasure

10 Norwegian whale steak

People say it's very similar to beef steak - Metal_Treasure

The Contenders

11 Apples An apple is a sweet, edible fruit produced by an apple tree. Apple trees are cultivated worldwide and are the most widely grown species in the genus Malus.
12 Fiskepudding
13 Kalops

This is the Swedish version of the French boeuf bourguignon (beef dish). It's beef meat stewed in red wine (traditionally red Burgundy, in France) - Metal_Treasure

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