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So we have one of my wife's friends who lives in Sweden come stay with us for 2 weeks soon.
Anything cool from Sweden I should have her bring? Might give her some $ and have her bring me some stuff if anything cool. I'm into hunting and fishing and of course grilling.
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  • Mora knives. Google them.
    Be careful, man! I've got a beverage here.
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  • nolaeggheadnolaegghead Posts: 12,415
    Maybe a few swimsuit models... :D

    Seriously though, if, and I know they don't make this in Sweden, but they probably sell it there (and not here) the friend can get a hold of some real black forest ham from Bavaria - ain't no better thing to eat on the planet.
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  • +1 on the Mora's, we can get them at Bushcraft Canada, I have a gutting knife, works well and holds a nice edge, a hunter's knife - have no idea if they make "kitchen" knives. 
    Delta B.C. - Vee-Gan: old Indian word for poor hunter. 
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  • Thanks for tip. I'll have her check. I'd love a skinning/gutting knife.
    Any idea on the price of one?
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  • Also can you recommend a few? I figure this is a opportunity I won't have often, to get something from Sweden without paying shipping and/or something that's hard to get in states.
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  • @nolaegghead I dunno if she can bring food. How would she transport that that'd be cost effective?
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  • nolaeggheadnolaegghead Posts: 12,415

    @nolaegghead I dunno if she can bring food. How would she transport that that'd be cost effective?
    She could duct-tape it to her belly and I think she wouldn't have to buy a second ticket :D

    I would think you could bring in at least some food - I honestly don't know the regs on that. 

    This stuff is "the bomb" (maybe not a good idea to bring it on a plane).  We'd get one as a gift every Christmas when we lived in Heidelberg.

    http://www.adler-schinken.de/cms/int/index.php?seite=produkte-schinken2
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  • @nolaegghead so have her try for Adler specifically?
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  • nolaeggheadnolaegghead Posts: 12,415
    I think they're the original, but there are some other operations down there.  They smoke with fir needles - it will blow your mind.
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    New Orleans, LA - we know how to eat 

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  • CanuggheadCanugghead Posts: 4,363
    Looftlighter is a Swedish invention but it's probably cheaper to buy it in USA.
    Vaughan, ON
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  • I think they're the original, but there are some other operations down there.  They smoke with fir needles - it will blow your mind.

    could we not do that on the egg?
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  • nolaeggheadnolaegghead Posts: 12,415

    I think they're the original, but there are some other operations down there.  They smoke with fir needles - it will blow your mind.

    could we not do that on the egg?
    It's basically a cure with a long cold smoke, and lots of aging, could be as long as a year.  Similar to prosciutto but with a fir smoke.
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    New Orleans, LA - we know how to eat 

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  • Anyone have suggestions with specific Mora knives to get? It looks like they are pretty cheap so I will prolly get several
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  • Little StevenLittle Steven Posts: 26,914
    edited December 2012

    I think they're the original, but there are some other operations down there.  They smoke with fir needles - it will blow your mind.

    could we not do that on the egg?
    It's basically a cure with a long cold smoke, and lots of aging, could be as long as a year.  Similar to prosciutto but with a fir smoke.
    There is also a cured smoked lamb called fenalar (sp?) that is amazing as well.

    Steve 

    Caledon, ON

     

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  • FockerFocker Posts: 1,628

    Bought one of these Rosewood/SS fish spatulas from Sweden by Sveico.  Versatile tool and good quality.  Pairs nicely with the CI.

      http://www.ebay.com/itm/Brand-NEW-Sveico-fish-spatula-SS-teakwood-Sweden-/120479458927?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&hash=item1c0d22a66f

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  • Thanks for tip. I'll have her check. I'd love a skinning/gutting knife. Any idea on the price of one?
    Mine was <$50, it has a "deluxe" handle, same steel was available for <$30. Had it for at least 10 years. 
    Delta B.C. - Vee-Gan: old Indian word for poor hunter. 
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  • Thanks for tip. I'll have her check. I'd love a skinning/gutting knife.
    Any idea on the price of one?



    Mine was <$50, it has a "deluxe" handle, same steel was available for <$30. Had it for at least 10 years. 
    What's the model name?
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