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Tasty apples and other fruit awaits you in Hardanger, Norway - Photo: Willy Hraldsen/ Dest. Hardanger
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Tasty apples and other fruit awaits you in Hardanger, Norway Photo: Willy Hraldsen/ Dest. Hardanger

What to eat in the Fjell & Fjord region

Typical food and drink in the area include apple juice and fruit from Hardanger, and trout from the Hallingdal Valley.

The Hallingdal Valley

Trout, wild game and mountain farm animals provide high-quality ingredients. Meals are served at eating places in the area. Milk is a staple in the Hallingdal cuisine. Mountain dairy farms are open from July to September.

Specialties: Sour cream, butter, cheeses and other food made from milk, bread and griddle cakes. Småmat, lefsekling and beer are traditional party food.

Hardangerfjord

Excellent ingredients from the fjord, mountains, farms and orchards provide the basis for a Hardanger menu. Farm restaurants offer home-made food of the farm's own produce.

Specialties: Trout, red deer venison, lamb, cured mutton, sausages, fruit, cheeses, lefse and cakes, home-brewed beer, apple juice and cider.

Sognefjord

Animal husbandry, hunting and fishing provide ingredients for cheese-making, smoking or curing. Sogn's delicious cuisine is available in mountain lodges and at buffets in the region’s hotels.

Places you can enjoy tasty traditional food

Summer pasture farms and open farms with refreshments

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Last updated:  07 January 2011
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Tasty apples and other fruit awaits you in Hardanger, Norway - Photo: Willy Hraldsen/ Dest. Hardanger

What to eat in the Fjell & Fjord region

Typical food and drink in the area include apple juice and fruit from Hardanger, and trout from the Hallingdal Valley.

What to eat in the Fjell & Fjord region

Source: Visitnorway

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