On and around the Arctic Circle and points north – from Mosjøen ito Svalbard – the best Norwegian restaurants are members of the Arctic Menu scheme (warktiskmeny.no), which guarantees top-quality cooking and the use of local ingredients – from meat and fowl through to fish and seal as well as fruit and berries. A booklet, widely available at tourist offices across the north, lists all the participating restaurants, which are regularly monitored for quality and originality. The 45 members brandish a common and much-vaunted logo too – an orange circular icon with two flashes beneath.

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