There are some foods which I have absolutely no desire to try. When I am in Mexico you will not see me munching on "chapulines" (grasshoppers), and when I am in France you will not see me order escargot. However, on my trip to Norway I was looking forward to trying reindeer.
As I was wandering around the little town of Balestrand, I noticed a restaurant that had reindeer sausage on the menu. So, that is where I went for supper last night. When I was seated I was told that the special that night was reindeer stew, a dish that dates back centuries from the reindeer herders of Lapland in the north.
That's what I ordered. When my supper came out, I paused for a moment and wondered how it would taste. And then I dug in, and it tasted delicious; not the least bit gamey!
For dessert i ordered something called "Verdens Beste" (The World's Best Cake). The menu explained that back in the 1970s there was a TV cooking show that offered a prize for the best cake recipe. The winner was the wife of a Norwegian fisherman, and the recipe has become popular throughout the country.
I'm not sure that I would go so far as to say that it's the best cake in the world, but it was definitely a scrumptious and decadent end to a very tasty meal!