Christmas

Is your hygge eco-friendly? [sponsored]

Is your hygge eco-friendly? [sponsored]

You’ve heard me talk about ”hygge” before – the Danish way of creating cozy moments in everyday life. Essential elements include candles, cuddly blankets, fuzzy socks, and a cup of tea – or a glass of red wine, if that’s your preference! December and the […]

Christmas market at Odd Fellows Palæ

Christmas market at Odd Fellows Palæ

Oh my gosh, how is it December already?! Is anyone else surprised by the sudden arrival of Christmas season? It might have something to do with the fact that we always celebrate American Thanksgiving in late November, so when most of Denmark starts drinking gløgg […]

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, […]



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