What is Juleribbe?

What is Juleribbe?

Ribbe, or juleribbe is one of the most iconic dishes in the traditional Norwegian kitchen. Made from pork belly, the goal is the juiciest meat with the crispiest crackling. This method is by far the easiest way of getting the most spectacularly crispy crackling and mouth watering meat.

What cut of meat is Norwegian Ribbe?

roast pork belly
However, the clear favourite, eaten by as many as six out of ten households, is ‘Ribbe’ – roast pork belly. Traditionally served with boiled potatoes, sausages, meat cakes, prunes, lingonberries and pickled cabbage, ‘Ribbe’ and its heavenly aroma is sure to bring a bit of Norwegian Christmas into your kitchen.

What cut is Juleribbe?

Juleribbe or Svineribbe, better know in English as Christmas Ribs, although, they aren’t only for Christmas dinner but for any Holiday or Norwegian Celebration. Roast rib fever can start as early as November, in fact, you can buy rib all year round in any Norwegian Meat Market. We cut our own Ribs in House.

What is the traditional Christmas food in Norway?

In Norway, two traditional dishes are contenders for the most popular Christmas dinners – “ribbe” (pork rib) and “pinnekjøtt” (lamb or mutton rib). Whilst the former has been the overall prime choice for years, the popularity of pinnekjøtt grows for each passing year.

What is pinnekjøtt?

Pinnekjøtt is one of many Christmas dinners eaten in Norway. Pinnekjøtt is ribs from lamb that have been salted, and sometimes also smoked, to preserve it. For preparation, the meat needs to be soaked in water to remove most of the salt.

What is a traditional Scandinavian Christmas dinner?

What is this? By Christmas Eve or Julafton, families gather around a huge Christmas style smörgåsbord known as a julbord that consists of hearty pork dishes and many delectable sweets. After dinner, someone in the family dresses up as Jultomte, the Christmas gnome of the forest, and hands out gifts.

How is Pinnekjott made?

Pinnekjøtt is made from lamb/mutton which undergoes a process of curing. The rack of ribs are soaked in a salt solution & then hung to dry for 6-8 weeks when finally, the racks are cut, and steamed over birch branches, or sometimes smoked or even more rare, boiled.