Continue reading Madame Samuelsen, Kongsberg
At Kongsberg at 11.10 – breakfast not well Chez Madame SamuelsonAnne Lister, travel journal August 3 1839
There is a record of a woman owning property in Kongsberg named Anne Sophie Samuelsen (born in 1795). Her house was in Store Kirkegade 16, which seems to be a very central location.
Drammen (more info and imageds for Drammen coming soon)
Kongsberg was founded by Danish-Norwegian king Christian IV as a mining community in 1624 after the discovery of silver. In the second year, the town of Kongsberg and the Kongsberg Silver Mines were built.
Bolkesjø is a lake, village and resort in Notodden municipality in Vestfold og Telemark, Norway. It is located in Gransherad by Norwegian National Road 37. More…
Flat bread / flatbrød is a traditional Norwegian thin bread baked on a traditional takke or large smooth griddle.
Anne loved pancakes especially pork pancakes, although the pancakes at Madame Samuelsen did not please her…
Recipe and how-to…
“no fresh milk – milk 1 month to 2 and 3 months old – the one month too sour and thick”
More about surmelk…
“had excellent flatbrod (flatbread) and brandy and water”