WildSnow Weekend — Norwegian Bacon Cod


Post by WildSnow.com blogger | June 7, 2015      
Go skiing and return to a meal like this.  Heaven.

Go ski touring and return to a meal like this. Heaven.

Even though my favorite job of all was working on a fishing boat, I am not a zealous fish eater. That changed with one scrumptious dinner at Phillipshaugen Lodge.

Perhaps it was my euphoria from being in stunningly beautiful Norway — and doing some of the most exciting backcountry skiing of my life. Or maybe it was the smoked bacon from a local farm, or the fresh caught cod from the sparkling fjord. Certainly, the warm hospitality of our kind hosts added exquisite flavor. Best of all, the dish is simple and easy to make — the primo kind of recipe in my book.

Cod Wrapped In Bacon

Pieces of cod, about 5 ounces each
Bacon

Preheat oven 350 degrees.
Cut or roll fillets into uniform pieces. Wrap each hunk in bacon and secure with a toothpick. Bake in oven for about 10 minutes, until the fish is opaque. For the last minute or two, place under the boiler to crisp the bacon. Let rest for a few minutes and serve on a mound of mashed potatoes. Complete the meal with local steamed vegetables and lettuce salad with lemon vinaigrette. Herlig!

Review of our visit to Norway:

Jotunheimen Norway — Land of the Giants

Guess That Pastry — Norway!

Skiing the Jotunheimen Mountains, Norway : Spiterstulen to Glittertind Peak

Skiing the Jotunheimen Norge (Norway) — Spiterstulen Lodge

Jotunheimen Ski Touring Days 3-4 — Spiterstulen to Leirvassbu

Norway Ski Test — Volkl VTA88 & Kingpin Binding

Leirvassbu Mountain Lodge – Norway

Troll Blood on the Stehoe — Skiing Norway

Stetinden Ski & Norwegian Sandwich Folding — Jotunheimen

Carbon & Wood & Love — Evi (& Prog) Skis Norway Visit

Life of Endre — Ski Touring at EVI Ski

Gateway to Mountain Paradise — Phillipshaugen Lodge, Norway

Fløtatind Peak, My Ski Touring Welcome To Norway

Turtagrø — High Camp Party & Norwegian Alpine History

Turtagrø Norway — Dyrhaugstinden Ski Tour

My All Time Hero — Fridtjof Nansen of Norway



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