CHRISTMAS DOUGHNUTS AND GLØGG

  Sunday the 30th of November is the first Sunday in Advent. Advent has a religious meaning but for most of the Danes, it means there is only one month, or four sundays until Christmas eve. Advent  marks the beginning of the Christmas season and the many parties and luncheons. Many families invite familie and friends to eat Christmas Dougnuts and drink Gløgg, […]

PORK SHANKS WITH RED BEETS AND BLUEBERRIES

It is soon winter and it gets  dark early in the afternoon in Denmark, and the evenings are long. We are all waiting for the Christmas season and while we wait, we love to make hearty, robust dishes such as pork shanks with mashed potatoes. Here in Denmark we are also quite fond of using beer […]

REINDEER-MEDALLIONS ARE GOOD FOR SPECIAL OCCASIONS

Just north of Copenhagen there is a beautiful forrest where the people of Denmark can take long walks, ride horses and watch the many animals. The forrest is called Dryehave, meaning the garden of animals. There are hundreds of deers, more than 1500 hundred allowed to run free and if you don’t brother them, they […]

DANISH PASTRY – CREME TARTS AND MEDALLIONS

                                    The Danish Pastry is one of the most famous features of the Danish kitchen, if not the most famous. Here in Denmark, we are so lucky to have many places we can buy them as they are popular […]