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Eat Smart in Norway
How to Decipher the Menu, Know the Market Foods & Embark on a Tasting Adventure
Joan Peterson

Veer off the tourist path to find authentic cuisine and rich new experiences in Norway

•Finalist, Travel Guide category, ForeWord Reviews Book of the Year Awards

The latest offering in the innovative and award-winning Eat Smart series of culinary guidebooks, Eat Smart in Norway offers an upbeat and fascinating look at the culinary history, culture, regional dishes, and recipes of Norway for vacation goers, business travelers, and backpackers alike. Joan Peterson provides a treasury of culinary surprises and language tips for navigating menu and market, guiding the reader through unfamiliar Norwegian cuisine.

Eat Smart in Norway
contains the following helpful features:

• a Menu Guide that demystifies food selection, allowing visitors to order food with confidence
• a Food and Flavors Guide that provides a comprehensive list of foods, spices, cooking utensils and styles, and more to make shopping in colorful outdoor markets easy and fun
• a range of delicious recipes that allows travelers to preview the tastes before departure, broadening the guide’s appeal to cookbook lovers as well
• a rich, historical perspective on the origins and varieties of food, and extensive background on the regional dishes.

This is a photo of Joan Peterson.Joan Peterson is an experienced world traveler and the author of the Eat Smart guides to the food of Brazil, Turkey, Indonesia, Mexico, Poland, Morocco, India, Peru, and Sicily.

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Inquiries regarding review copies, events, and interviews can be directed to the publicity department at or (608) 263-0734.

Of related interest:
There are ten titles in the Eat Smart series, so you can embark on tasting adventures to France, Brazil, Mexico, Poland, Peru, Moroco, Turkey, Sicily, India, and Indonesia.


The cover of Eat Smart Norway shows a collage of photos of a chief, a restaurant and a dessert.

June 2011
LC: 2010935627 TX
160 pp.   5 1/2 x 8 1/2
8-page color insert, 14 b/w illus.

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ISBN 978-0-9776801-3-9
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