Jarlsberg torsk


Jarlsberg torsk

Jarlsberg Cod

Jarlsberg torsk is made by seasoning a cod fillet with salt, pepper, and dill, and then baking it in the oven until it is cooked through. The cod is then topped with slices of Jarlsberg cheese and broiled until the cheese is melted and bubbly. The potatoes and carrots are boiled and then mashed with butter and milk. The dish is typically served with a slice of lemon and a sprinkle of parsley. The cod is tender and flaky, with a slightly sweet and herbaceous flavor, and the melted cheese adds a rich and creamy texture. This dish is a great option for seafood lovers and those who enjoy trying new and unique dishes.

Jan Dec

Origins and history

Jarlsberg torsk is a traditional dish from the coastal regions of Norway. It is often served in local restaurants and is a popular choice among locals and tourists alike.

Dietary considerations

Jarlsberg torsk is a good source of protein and omega-3 fatty acids. However, it is high in sodium and cholesterol, so it should be consumed in moderation by those with high blood pressure or heart disease.


There are many variations of Jarlsberg torsk, including those that are made with different types of fish or cheeses. Some recipes also call for the cod to be seasoned with different herbs or spices.

Presentation and garnishing

To ensure that the cod is cooked evenly, be sure to preheat the oven before baking. It is also important to let the cod rest for a few minutes before topping it with the cheese and broiling it. Jarlsberg torsk is typically served on a large plate or platter, with the mashed potatoes and carrots arranged around the cod fillet. The dish can be garnished with additional herbs or spices, depending on personal preference.


Boiled potatoes and carrots are the traditional side dishes served with Jarlsberg torsk. However, it can also be served with roasted vegetables, bread, or a salad. It is also often served with a glass of white wine or a cold beer.

Drink pairings

Jarlsberg torsk is best paired with a glass of white wine or a cold beer.