OPEN-FACE SANDWICH ETIQUETTE

There is unquestionalby a strict order in which open-face sandwiches should be served and eaten. Unless they are simple, the should be eaten with a knife and fork, and in many cases two knives and two forks are placed before each person as well as two plates. A Danish luncheon starts with fish, more specifically, herring. […]

PICKLED HERRING WITH CURRY DRESSING

    To say that pickled herring is raw is definitely not true. After the fish has been caught and cleaned by the fishermen on the boat, it is salted for at least 30 days and up to a year. The salting of the herring can take place either on the boat by the fishermen […]

BUNS WITH VANILLA AND WHIPPED CRÈME

  On Sunday the 15th of February, the children of Denmark will dress up and hit  a barrel filled with candy, apples and oranges. This is a tradition that comes from Holland around the 15th century. The people of Holland put a living cat into the barrel. The cat was a symbol of all the evil and […]