NEW NORDIC KITCHEN The best restaurant in the world

      Again the Danish restaurant NOMA has been voted number one resturant in the world of the best fifty restaurants. This is the fourth time in the last five years and quite an accomplishment for the little country of Denmark with only five and half million people.  Many may not know just excatly what this […]

RHUBARB TRIFLE WITH HAZELNUTS AND WHITE CHOCOLATE

Easter sunday my family came to dinner and I needed to make a dessert that everyone liked. I have a big family with five children, their husbands and wifes and seven grandchildren. We are often twenty people, so I doubled this recipe. Rhubard trifle is always popular with the adults in the family and with the addition […]

WHAT TO DRINK WITH OPEN-FACE SANDWICHES -SNAPS

In a week, it is Easter and the Danes will be sitting down to Easter lunch with  open-face sandwiches and, of course, they will drink snaps. Snaps is the Danish name for Aquavit and a specialty of Denmark. There is a formal procedure on how to drink snaps. It is a festive ceremony that I […]

HOW TO MAKE AN OPEN-FACE SANDWICH

 Danish open-face sandwiches also known as smørrebrød, are one of the most prominet features of the Danish kitchen. These delicious sandwiches were not found anywhere else, not even in the neighboring countries of Norway and Sweden until recently. Now they are popping up all over the world. A slice of rye bread or a slice of […]