Christmas

The fruits of my labor: my first ever Rumtopf

The fruits of my labor: my first ever Rumtopf

As you may have read, this year I made my first attempt at a German classic: Rumtopf. Rumtopf translates to “rum pot” and is basically just that; a pot filled with rum, fruit, and sugar, and left to soak for a couple of months. You […]

Merry Christmas 2016!

Merry Christmas 2016!

Today’s the day – Christmas is finally here! Although this year I’ve had a very hard time getting into the Christmas spirit. I’m blaming a combination of the Danish weather and the very employee-unfriendly way that Christmas falls onto the weekend this year. Although I […]

A very Danish Christmas recipe: karrysild

A very Danish Christmas recipe: karrysild

I was recently asked to contribute to a round-up post about Danish Christmas food by Erin from Oregon Girl Around the World, alongside five other expat bloggers based in Copenhagen. When I joined the round-up, a couple of classics, like risalamande and æbleskiver, had already been […]

Christmas treats

Christmas treats

I come from a family of food lovers – that’s probably how I became a foodie myself. Cooking, baking, and enjoying food makes up a big part of what I connect with “home”. It’s not really about eating a lot, and it’s not necessarily about fancy, […]

All I want for Christmas…

All I want for Christmas…

What type of Christmas present shopper are you? Are you the ultra-prepared kind, hunting down wishlists as soon as the first Christmas chocolates hit the supermarket shelves in October? Is your shopping done before most people have even lit the first candle on their advent […]

Chocolate-dipped Danish spiced Christmas cookies (pebernødder)

Chocolate-dipped Danish spiced Christmas cookies (pebernødder)

What would Christmas time be without cookies? Boring, that’s what. I love baking, and December is the time I get that extra motivation to get that oven running. Getting up early on a slow Saturday morning to stand in the kitchen, kneading dough and mixing […]



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