Nordic Food Recipe

Nordic recipe: Creamy pearl barley with mussels

Inspired by the recent Nordic food trend? It can be hard to get a table at noma, but you can bring Nordic flavour and the essence of seasonal Scandinavian food into your home, with this easy recipe for barley and mussels. Enjoy!


1 kg mussels 
1 garlic clove
½ l. apple juice 
1 tbsp. apple cider vinegar 
1 tbsp. rapeseed oil 

Creamy pearl barley 

2 shallots 
1 tbsp. rapeseed oil 
300 gr pearl barley 
4 dl. broth from the mussels 
3 dl. chicken stock (can be replaced with water) 
300 gr sectional beans 
½ bunch of chervil 
1 bunch of wild watercress 
80 gr of cream cheese 15% 
Salt and pepper

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