Frequently asked questions
What is Lefse and how can it be eaten?
Lefse is a Norwegian dish made primarily from potatoes. Norsland Lefse is created with all-natural ingredients, with no preservatives. Lefse is served in a variety of ways, but most commonly rolled up with butter and sugar. Lefse can also be used like a tortilla stuffed with your favorite ingredients.
How many pieces of lefse are in one package?
Our 8 oz. package contains two rounds that are approximately 15” in diameter.
How is lefse made?
It's a process! Please watch the video.
Do you ship lefse any time of the year?
Yes, lefse is available any time of the year.
How should I thaw the lefse?
Take the lefse out of the freezer and completely thaw at room temperature (about 1½ hours before serving). Do not thaw in the refrigerator.
What should I do with the lefse when it arrives?
Our lefse is shipped fresh. If you are not going to eat it right away, it can be refrigerated for 3 to 5 days. Otherwise, it is best if you place it in the freezer the day you receive it.
What is the shelf life of the lefse?
Our lefse does not contain preservatives. It will stay fresh in the refrigerator about 5 days–less if not refrigerated.
How long does the lefse last in the freezer?
Lefse will keep in the freezer for several months.
What are the ingredients in Norsland Lefse?
Norsland Lefse is made with fresh potatoes, enriched white flour (niacin, iron thiamin, mono nitrate, riboflavin, folic acid, enzyme), soybean oil, salt. No preservatives have been added.
What is the nutritional value of Norsland Lefse?
2 rounds in a package; one serving is 1/3 round lefse.
Calories per serving: 80
Calories from fat: 15
Total fat per serving: 1.5g
Saturated fat 0g
Trans fat 0g
Total Carbohydrate 15g
Dietary fiber 1g
Vitamin A 0%
Vitamin C 0%
When will I receive my order?
Because lefse is a perishable product, we try to do our shipping on the first part of the week to avoid being tied up over a weekend. There is usually 2-3 days in transit.
How long does it take to ship orders?
This depends on where you live. We ship Priority Mail, UPS Ground or SpeeDee Delivery, which usually takes 2-3 days.
How do you ship lutefisk?
Lutefisk is shipped frozen with gel paks in an insulated bag, and will be delivered thawed or semi-thawed. When it arrives, you should refreeze it until used.
What does "Uff Da" mean?
…looking in the mirror and discovering you’re not getting better– you’re getting older.
…trying to dance the polka to rock and roll music.
…losing your wad of chewing gum in the chicken yard.
…having Swedish meatballs at a lutefisk supper.
…spending two hours cleaning up my room, and Mom saying “Uff Da.”
…walking downtown and then wondering what you wanted there.
…arriving late at a lutefisk supper and getting served minced ham instead.
…trying to pour two buckets of water into one bucket.
…having a mouse crawl up your leg when you’re on a hay ride.
…eating hot soup when you’ve got a runny nose.
…getting out of bed in the morning with a headache.
…getting swished in the face with a cow’s wet tail.
…forgetting your mother-in-law’s first name.
…when two steady girlfriends find out about each other.
…noticing non-Norwegians at a church dinner using lefse for a napkin
…sneezing so hard that your false teeth end up on the bread plate.
…NOT being Norwegian.