Continue reading Madame Samuelsen, Kongsberg
At Kongsberg at 11.10 – breakfast not well Chez Madame SamuelsonAnne Lister, travel journal August 3 1839
Anne Lister seemed to love the pancakes / fleskepannekaker and ordereed it several times. At Krokleiva she even pays extra to see them be made. (Recipe and instructions below the quotes.)Continue reading Pork Pancake – fleskepannekake
at Moenseter at 7.57 – Sæter or stol or house where the cattle is – Ladebarn and the doorway and middle of the barn were one puts carriage is called Love Stald, stable and for cows and betaille Fjös (fiuse) walked about ate our rice-cake and had cold fresh milk and butter –Anne Lister, travel journal 5. aug. 1839
bétail is french for livetock
“love” or rather Låve is Norse for barn
“Fjös” or rather Fjøs is Norse for cowshed
Not 100 % sure about current situation, but read more on the possible location and buildings of “Moenseter”
The first city bridge of Drammen connecting Bragernes and Strømsø was completed in 1813 and served the city’s people for 123 years.
About 250 yards long, 96 compartments of about 31/2 lengths of Anne Lister’s trusty umbrella.
(img from Drammen byleksikon)
1) Klevstuen skysstasjon og hotell (Klevstuen coach station and hotel) by Axel Lindahl, 1880s ,
2) Klevstuen from Wergman’s book: Norge, fremstillet i lithographerede Billeder efter Naturen (1837)
3) Photo/postcard from 1890s showing off a bit of the view from Krokleiva
‘Fleskepannekake’ is a pancake fried together with diced salty bacon. Today it’s often eaten with either syrup or a blueberry jam on top…
get the recipe
Flat bread / flatbrød is a traditional Norwegian thin bread baked on a traditional takke or large smooth griddle.