Making Danish Christmas Goodies
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I wanted to make some Danish Christmas specialities with a little twist. So here is something for those who love liquorice and for those who don’t. Most Danes do 🙂 You begin with raw softened nougat Into which you stir … Read More

Strawberry sorbet
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Ingredients: 500g frozen or fresh strawberries 300 ml and 2 tbsp sugar Mix 2 tbsp sugar and 2 tbsp water in pot with strawberries.  Bring to boil and simmer for 10 min or till soft. Cool down. Puree in food … Read More

My childhood recipe book
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Did you have a recipe book as a child? I had one called “Brugsens Børnekogebog” (The Coop’s children’s cook book) and my sister and I used it a lot. I can remember (and even if I couldn’t, it’s pretty obvious) … Read More

Gooseberry Sorbet
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Ingredients 500g fresh gooseberries 300 ml and 2 tbsp sugar Mix 2 tbsp sugar and 2 tbsp water in pot with berries.  Bring to boil and simmer for 10 min or till soft. Cool down. Puree in food processor or … Read More

Peach sorbet
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While living in Munich we loved to go down to the ice cream places and try out the different flavours. I particularly loved the sorbets.  I am a big fan of having a small portion of good quality ice cream … Read More

4 tips for easy sock knitting
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For many of the knitters I know sock knitting is either a skill you have either  mastered or you haven’t. For some people (my beloved Grandmother for example) socks knitting is easy knitting. Something she could do even when she … Read More

Bertie’s Impossible Pie
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This is a pie I learned to make from my mother many, many years ago. It is so simple to make and the reason for the name is that before you bake it seems absolutely impossible that the gloopy mess … Read More

Eddie’s rye bread
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It is becoming increasingly easier to buy good rye bread in the UK. Most bigger super markets have a range now which consists of more interesting rye bread than before. However, I still think home baked is really great and … Read More

Agnes’ pancakes
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This is my Grandmother Agnes’ recipe for pancakes Ingredients   125g Flour 1 1/4dl Milk c. 1 1/4dl beer 1tbsp oil 3-4 eggs bit of salt bit of sugar bit of lemon Process Mix dry stuff Mix wet stuff Mix … Read More

Eddie’s Pickled Beetroots
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I love pickled beetroots. Nothing is better than freshly baked rye bread with warm leverpostej (Danish pate) and homemade pickled beetroots on top. However,  as I currently am residing in the United Kingdom and pickled beetroots are a bit hard … Read More

Agnes’ Danish Christmas “Æbleskiver”
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My Grandmother Agnes’ recipe for traditional Danish ‘Æbleskiver’. These are usually cooked on a round pan with dips in it (see illustration). ‘Æbleskiver’ can be translated to ‘apple pieces’ and refers to the piece of apple that is traditionally added … Read More