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Recipe: Fish Frikadeller

In a previous post, we focused on a yummy and easy -to-prep recipe for frikadeller, or Danish meatballs. Today, we’ll focus on some meatballs from the sea. We’re going to make fish frikadeller. This is great pescatarian dish, and will satisfy four hungry people.
Ingredients:
1 pound cod or cream dory fillets
1 small onion, quartered
1 teaspoon salt
½ cup flour
1 egg
1/8 teaspoon white pepper
½ teaspoon baking powder […]

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Mikkeller Bar: Copenhagen’s Best Bar

If you’re looking for the best place to grab a drink in Copenhagen, then the Mikkeller Bar, located in the heart of Vesterbro, is where you should go. The Mikkeller Bar is not your ordinary bar though, with its light, airy and sophisticated surroundings being the perfect backdrop for enjoying the specialized beer flowing from its 20 taps. […]

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Bornholm Gourmet Route: Foodie Shopping at Its Best

June is THE month to visit Bornholm if you wish to see the best chefs Denmark has to boast battle it out during the Sol Over Gudhjem, but if you wish to escape the tourist crush then now is as good a time as any to head over and discover the charms of Bornholm for yourself. […]

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2013 a Star-Studded Year for Denmark with 13 Restaurants in the Michelin Guide

We’ve all heard of Noma, but do you know that the Denmark is home not only to this one famous Michelin-starred restaurant, but to 12 others as well?
If you are looking for the latest hip gourmet experience then Denmark, with its increasingly popular Nordic cuisine, is the place to go. Within Denmark, Copenhagen is the place for a quick (or not so quick) taste of what the country has to offer with 11 of the 13 star-studded restaurants located within the city. […]

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Rub & Stub: Turning Market Surplus to Resto Fare

Restaurants all over the world are known for wasting food, throwing away ingredients and leftovers without a pause. A concept restaurant in central Copenhagen called Rub & Stub is turning things around though, using produce and other ingredients that supermarkets would otherwise have thrown away to whip up restaurant-grade fare. […]

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Going Veg in Copenhagen

One of the common misconceptions about Denmark is the difficulty in finding a good restaurant that serves vegetarian fare. While it is true that Denmark is not really a veggie-loving nation with most national dishes better suited for “omnivores”, there are actually plenty of places to that serve pretty good vegetarian food in Copenhagen. […]

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Carlsberg Beer Flows Freely in Denmark with Brewery Strike Over

Carlsberg, one of the largest breweries in the world, was forced to consider importing beer after 130 of its workers from the Fredecia Brewery went on strike last August 14, effectively shutting down operations. Though Carlsberg always has about a week’s worth of draft products in stock and retail stores having their own stock as well, the week-long strike almost lead to a beer shortage in Denmark. […]

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recipe: Pickled Herring

Perhaps one of the most iconic dishes to represent Denmark would be herring – pickled herring, in particular. Pickled herring is a Scandinavian delicacy, and dates back to Medieval times, as this was an efficient way to transport fish and keep it edible over long periods of time. It is usually served during Lent, and is eaten with dark ry bread, crip bread, sour cream, and potatoes. When served during Christmas, Easter, or Midsummer, it usually eaten alongside akvavit, a spirit flavored with carraway and dill. […]

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Recipe: Hof Pandekager (Court Pancakes)

Following our posts on the saga of the royal romance between Queen Carolina Mathilde of Denmark and Johann Friedrich Struensee, here’s a new Danish breakfast recipe that’s sure to give you the royal treatment. It’s called Hof Pandekager, or Court Pancakes. No one is quite sure why these were called so. Where they a breakfast favorite at Christiansborg in Copenhagen? Did Christian VII gleefully munch on these while still in bed? No one knows, but these pancakes are sure to delight the tastebuds. […]

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Recipe: Danish Marzipan

The Danish have a healthy love affair with almonds. If you look through some of our recipe posts, you’re bound to find a large amount of recipes with one form of almond or another: Rissealamande has almond essence in it and even a whole almond, Streussels are often garnished with chopped or sliced almonds, as do many Danish pastries. […]

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