Denmark

Lunch In Copenhagen, Denmark
Denmark

Lunch In Copenhagen, Denmark

For our first (but not last) trip to Copenhagen, we started our wandering with a lunch of meatballs, ‘Stjerneskud’ (a typical dish made of fish cooked several different ways), and the ‘Hens Salad’ (which was a thick fluffy bread topped with a chicken potato salad). The Paludan Cafe is a […]

Homemade Marzipan
Denmark, Desserts, Recipes

Homemade Marzipan

Homemade marzipan is not that common since it is so easy to find in Danish grocery stores and delis.  However, the recipe itself is not too difficult provided you can locate the 1 bitter almond that is recommended for the traditional flavor.  Even without this bitter almond, the flavor will […]

Danish Smørrebrød
Denmark

Danish Smørrebrød

We were greeted by our lovely uncle John after 24 hours of travel time to the classic Danish smørrebrød (open face sandwiches) lunch, beer and Schnapps.  There is nothing quite like the warming lull of a fine schnapps to clear (and then later enhance) one’s jetlag. The Smørrebrød (originally smør […]