Open-face Sandwich Tartare with Egg Yolk

Spring has arrived along with the long summer nights. Now the days are longer than the nights. The brown and gray fields are starting to change colors. The rasps fields are so amazingly yellow; they almost blind you. New and fresh vegetables are popping up at the markets. The animals that have been indoors all […]

Spicy Breakfast Buns with Cardamom

April the 26th is what the Danes call  Great Prayer Day or more loosely  General Prayer Day, “All Prayers” Day, Great Day of Prayers or Common Prayer Day, is a Danish holiday celebrated on the 4th Friday after Easter. It was a day for praying and fasting. You weren’t supposed to work and the people […]

Shrimp and Chicken Hash

Danes eat a lot of potatoes and they always cook more potatoes than they need. The next day, they fry them, use them in sandwiches and salads and use them in other dishes like this hash. This dish takes only 15 minutes to make and everybody loves it, children as well as adults.     […]

Warm Scollap with Lumpfish Roe

A good scallop, whether fresh or previously frozen will be transparent and a slight pinkish-orange color. It will be soft, and not perfectly shaped. If you find scallops sitting in a pool of milky liquid, and they are very white and firm changes are they have been treated with a preservative to increase their shelf […]

Sausage with White Beans and Peppers

The Danes are among the world’s largest  meat eating nations in the world and eat an average of 52 kilo/114.4 pounds of  meat pre person a year. Sausages are popular and we eat on the average of 44 grill sausages a person a year. This happens mostly in the sommer months. But, of course, we […]

Eggs with Pork, Potatoes and Avocado

The weekend is coming up and most people have time for a nice breakfast. Eggs are  always a welcome variation to the everyday rutine.  This a quick and easy dish to make while setting the table, making coffee or tea and poring juice.                         […]

Danish Lumpfish Roe – The Caviar of the North

Danish Caviar Lumpfish roe is sold fresh in the fish shops of Denmark during the spring months and in jars over most of the world all year round. It is available in its natural color, but can also be brought with black, and red food coloring added so that it resembles real caviar from the […]

Lamb Curry with Sweet Potatoes

Easter is now over and many will have leftover lamb. I know I do. Although this not a Danish dish, curry has been popular in Denmark since the 1600. century. Sweet potatoes, however are quite new in Denmark and gaining in popularity ever minutes. Years ago, it was a big problem getting ahold  sweet potatoes […]

Lemon Marinated Salmon with Horseradish Dressing

Easter Sunday all the Danes are either eating an Easter lunch or an Easter dinner. This marinated salmon can be an appetizer for the Easter dinner or a part of the Easter lunch.   The technique of curing fatty fish evolved from a pre refrigeration era need to preserve seafood in a safe, flavorful way. […]