Add two cups of water
to the beef and onions, bring to the boil and simmer for two and a half
hour on very low heat. Add the carrots, potatoes, leek and pepper and
salt to taste and simmer 25 minutes more. Dissolve the flour in a few
tablespoons of water, add to the lapskaus and simmer 3 minutes while
Norwegian recipes offer
the possibility to use moose or caribou; for me, beef was enough of
an adventure, but don't be discouraged by that.
This dish is probably derived from the Northern
which was very popular with sailors. Bremen, Hamburg and Lübeck have their own version. It is also served in
In Scandinavia, the ingredients are slightly different and the dish
is Like a stew. Maybe
the sailors brought the recipe with them.