lefse

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Etymology[edit]

Norwegian

Noun[edit]

lefse (uncountable)

  1. A traditional soft Norwegian flatbread made from potato, flour, and milk or cream (or sometimes lard) and cooked on a griddle.
    • 2007 November 20, Monica Davey, “For Children of Norway, a Rift With the Mother Country”, New York Times:
      We treasure the heritage more here than they do in Norway itself, said Audrey Amundson of Starbuck, Minn., which sealed its place in history in 1983 by cooking what residents insist was the world's biggest lefse, a Norwegian flatbread made of potatoes, cream and flour.