Grate potatoes and blend with barley flour until a proper consistency. Some ground, boiled potatoes and a little salt may be added. Form round or oblong dumplings with your hand. Bring salted water to a boil, add dumplings and simmer until done. Serve with boiled rutabagas and fried bacon. Some people enjoy these dumplings served with soup.

Ekte Norsk Mat--Authentic Norwegian Cooking is available for purchase, through the Vesterheim bookstore. Call toll free at (800) 979-3346.