Scandinavian food is the heart of Ingebretsen’s. And there is so much more than lutefisk and lefse. Besides the meat market that has been open since 1921, we carry other Nordic foods. You can find many of them here.

Read about the Scandinavian dishes we love:

Curried Fish Balls

I’ve heard numerous people, including Nordic chef Magnus Nilsson, speak about fish balls being a beloved comfort food from childhood onwards ...
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Small tomte girl holding a heart sign that says, "I love lutefisk."

Maybe lutefisk isn’t what you think it is

This is a blog post about lutefisk without a single lutefisk joke. That's because I feel sad for a perfectly ...
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A bowl of pea soup garnished with a sprig of mint

Three pea soups in a pod

On a classic, early-80s California road trip, a carload of friends and I were breezing north on the 101. The ...
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Lee’s lemon pie with krumkake wafers

Every cook likes to have a signature dish. It's even better when it's a signature dish that family and friends ...
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Marinated Beet Salad – An anniversary gift to Ingebretsen’s from The Norwegian Restaurant

“Congratulations to Ingebretsen’s on 100 years of incredible education, outreach, and dedication to your community.  Skål from your friends at The Norwegian ...
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January Sunshine: Orange Saffron Muffins

Oranges and saffron. Their flavors and color warm winter’s crisp aesthetic. Saffron gives a warm glow to Swedish baked goods ...
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Sandwich Boards and a dash of Danish Viking Smoked Sea Salt

Sandwich boards are a mainstay in Nordic casual entertaining. In the last few years, they have become vogue, and under ...
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Celebrating Advent – Christmas Traditions

Scandinavian Christmas Whether you're looking to adopt new traditions or learn the history of practices your family has done for ...
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Themes and variations on Fika favorites – Du Nord’s Frieda Liqueur and Glögg Cake

Glögg Cake and Quick Biscotti Recipe A cup of coffee and a slice of almond cake. For generations of Scandinavians ...
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Savoring the End of Summer: Tomato & Cheese Dill Pie

Tomato & Cheese Dill Pie Recipe September gives us many gifts, with fresh garden tomatoes being one of the best ...
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