Top 10 Foods and Drinks in the Scandinavian Cuisine

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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

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 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 Pickled herring
4 Vodka Vodka
5 Isterband Isterband

It's a type of Swedish sausage - Metal_Treasure

6 Reindeer Roast Reindeer Roast

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

7 Norwegian whale steak Norwegian whale steak

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

8 Fiskepudding
9 Apples Apples
10 Kalops 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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