Here's what's on the menu at Casa Copenhagen this week! Red lentil coconut dal (pictured above)...so easy and good! My recipe is here Homemade lasagne with a spinach salad (we use a variation of this recipe https://www.dk-kogebogen.dk/opskrifter/850/lasagne), using fresh lasagne sheets Usually I prepare two at the same time and freeze one lasagne for later use luxury… Continue reading 🥗 MENU What’s for dinner? Flylady menu planning
What's for dinner? Here's what we ate last week... Bibimbap Glazed honey mustard ham with new potatoes and broccoli Swedish Sausage Stew ("Svensk Pølsegryde") Build-your-own-burger with salad and fries Frozen pizza with a spinach salad Cold potato salad with meatballs and a veggie platter Roast chicken with baked potatoes and carrots (all roasted in the… Continue reading 🥗 MENU What’s for dinner? Plus our favourite Bibimbap recipe!
My DD18 baked this super simple "mazarinkage" (Danish marzipan cake) yesterday afternoon. I love to eat mine with a blob of crème fraîche... The recipe is here on the blog or you can see me in action in the kitchen here, in 2017...
Dear ReadersThere's no turning back! Despite a good fight by the Indian Summer the last couple of weeks, autumn is well and truly here. I'm now wearing my gloves on my morning bike rides because it is so darn ch-ch-chilly! But, hey ho, I'm a seasoned winterbather so I've learned to just suck it up… Continue reading I heart Danish comfort food! (Part twelve – Burning Love – Brændende Kærlighed)
While others around the world are trying to 'catch 'em all, here in Denmark I'm invariably trying to catch...the best food bag! 😉 Forget Team Mystic, I'm on Team Fight-Against-Food-Waste. There are several apps in Denmark which connect socially responsible food stores and restaurants with overstocks to hungry (and canny...) customers who enjoy getting a bargain.… Continue reading Gotta catch 'em all! Food waste…GO!
Three weeks ago we had hail stones and sleet, and hard frost during the night. Last weekend that all changed and yesterday afternoon (a bog standard Tuesday) our local beach was packed and the temperature was 20c/68f. Welcome to Denmark! (Though, of course, the water is still cold - 11c/52f - so me and my… Continue reading When it's hot in Denmark, reach for the 'cold bowl'!
If you live here in Denmark you’ll have noticed that the Danes are getting ready for Easter. They celebrate in big style, and the country will basically shut down tonight, Wednesday. Despite being very low-key about religion, most of Denmark will be closed Maundy Thursday, Good Friday, Easter Sunday and Easter Monday. So although you… Continue reading Getting ready for Easter