Recipes

A childhood classic: wax bean salad

A childhood classic: wax bean salad

Remember a couple of months ago, I shared some of the German foods I miss in Denmark (post here), and that I brought back from Germany after Christmas. One item on the list was wax beans, which I need to make a childhood classic: my […]

Make your own Danish snaps with Aalborg Basis

Make your own Danish snaps with Aalborg Basis

It’s almost Easter, and in Denmark, that means a big Easter lunch – “påskefrokost” – with all the Danish classics, such as herring, fish fillets, meat balls, and of course snaps! I have to say, I’m not the biggest fan of snaps, but I can […]

Sunday morning waffles with warm raspberry compote

Sunday morning waffles with warm raspberry compote

Everybody knows that Sundays are for indulgence, relaxing, and breakfast in bed. Pancakes are definitely a staple in my house, as are eggs and bacon (especially after a Saturday night out!). Together with a steaming hot coffee or tea and a glass of fresh orange […]

Quick and easy homemade fastelavnsboller with raspberry cream

Quick and easy homemade fastelavnsboller with raspberry cream

It’s fastelavn! And as anyone who knows me will readily confirm, my favorite part of it is, of course, food-related (I know, total surprise!). If you live in Denmark, you’ll probably have had your fill of fastelavnsboller already this year. Whether you like them “gammeldags” (old […]

Danish cooking: Sweet potato “biksemad”

Danish cooking: Sweet potato “biksemad”

As you know, I like to post the occasional recipe here on The Copenhagen Tales, and I also like to try my hand at classic, traditional Danish recipes. I’ve given you my version of spiced-up frikadeller, and boozed up another staple of Danish cuisine, rabarbergrød, […]

Copycat Hotel d’Angleterre white gløgg

Copycat Hotel d’Angleterre white gløgg

I’ve got a very special treat for you today: remember a while back, when I went to try what has to be the most exclusive, fancy gløgg in all of Copenhagen at Hotel d’Angleterre (find the post here)? I loved their white gløgg with dried […]



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