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'!
Necessity is the mother of invention. And of homemade koldskål.
As the Danes say, "Nød lærer nøgen kvinde at spinde". Necessity teaches the naked woman to spin. And that's exactly what I ended up doing on Wednesday.Okay, so I wasn't exactly sitting in my birthday suit, in the front parlour, at the wheel spinning a yarn. No, I was forced to make koldskål from scratch.… Continue reading Necessity is the mother of invention. And of homemade koldskål.
Forårskriller – Spring Tickles – Koldskål!
Not only has the sun finally made more than a fleeting appearance in Denmark this week – but it seems as though the grumpy old evening frost has gone for good and that temperatures are slowly but surely crawling their way up, woo hoo! Which, as usual, basically mean winter coats and gloves in the… Continue reading Forårskriller – Spring Tickles – Koldskål!
A taste of Danish Summer
I'm back after a fabulous two week long Easter break (both in New York in Copenhagen) and ready to get behind my blog desk! 😀 As it's Wednesday today, I wrote another post about those crazy (but lovable) Danes. Today it's about one of their favourite summertime foods. You can see the post over at denmark.dk the… Continue reading A taste of Danish Summer