Recipes

Mixed Berry Jam
Denmark, Desserts, Recipes

Mixed Berry Jam

Since we love to eat, we were excited to discover that our Danish family is filled with skilled cooks.  Not only have we been treated to delicious meals and desserts, but preserving is also a common kitchen task found around Denmark.  At this time of year (September) there are an […]

Baby Dill Pickles
Canada, Main Dishes

Baby Dill Pickles

We have a great Farmers Market every Saturday morning in Penticton, B.C. and we picked up a bag of pickling cucumbers so we could make a batch of dill pickles. Picking cucumbers are seasonal and the time frame is usually not very long to buy these very small ones in […]

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 […]

Pico de Gallo
Appetizers, Mexico, Recipes

Pico de Gallo

In Mexico, you are commonly served a little dish of Pico de Gallo with a small bowl of taco chips when dining out. At one Mexican beachside eating spots we asked the local chef about the amazing full flavor of the Pico de Gallo and we were curious about the preparation process. He said each morning very large […]