Pancakes with Buttermilk Mousse and Blackberries

In the summer, gardens are filled with berries, all kinds of them. If you don’t have them in your garden, the supermarket has lots of them. So eat them in your salads and desserts. The Danes uses gelatine sheets to make the mousse. The sheets, need to be melted in warm water. The water should […]

Grillet Veal with Asparagus and Blue Cheese Sauce

Summer is here and we all want to be in the garden grilling. Hot dogs and burgers are fine, we want something special once in a while. Veal, Asparagus and Blue Cheese Sauce Serves 4 8 very thin slices of veal 16 spears of asparagus 8 slices of dry cured ham 2 tbsp. olive oil […]

Strawberry Carpaccio with Balsamic Syrup and Vanilla Creme

Denmark has a relative cool growing season compared to other countries such as Spain and Italy, and that means our strawberries grow slowly. We do not have hours and hours of sunshine and high temeperatures which helps fruits and vegetables to ripen quicker. We do have, however, long cool evenings where the sun sets around  ten or […]

Midsummer Night

June 23rd and not the 21st of June, is the day the Danes celebrate Midsummer Night, the longest day of the year. The sun rises 4.27  in the morning and goes down  9.55 in the evening. They celebrate the 23rd of June  in order to mark Sankt Hans Eve – the night before the saint’s day […]

Summer Dessert with Fruit

This dessert is one of the best ways to use the ripeness and bounty of summer fruit. This dessert is ideal for those who like to eat pie fillings but leave the crust. You don’t have to worry about perfect – looking fruit; the main requirements are that the fruit be ripe and taste great. […]

Roasted Peach Soup with Berries

Cold fruit soups are an excellent way of eating fruit in a healthy way. It is important that you use ripe fruit, for both flavor and texture. Roasted Peach Soup with Berries serves 4 Sauce: 1 pint strawberries or raspberries 2 tbsp. sugar 1 tbsp. lemon juice Soup: 6 large ripe peaches with skin on […]

Grilled Norway Lobster with a Sour Cream Dressing

Norway Lobster, is one of Scandinavia and Denmark’s biggest delicacy with it’s usual rich and intense taste. It is firm in it’s meat with a almost melting bite. It is very important that is it fresh. If not fresh, the taste can within a few hours start rotting and turn into an ammonia taste. Now […]

Spicy Sausages with Cannellini Beans, Cured Ham and Sage

Danes eat sausages all the time and although beans is not one of their common food, they are now make them a big part of their diet. Now that they know that these white beans contain lots of protein. Cannellini Beans with Cured Ham , Sage and Grilled Sausages Serves 6 4 slices of cured […]

Asparagus – king of vegetables

Asparagus is without a doubt the king of all vegetables. In Denmark, the season is only a few weeks in the spring and early summer. In our family we eat them severval times a week, both green and the white. When I lived in the States, I seldom ate asparagus. First, because they were very expensive […]