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!
Tag: Wienerbrød/Danish pastries
You know you're in Denmark when… (Birthday cake, lady?)
You know you're in Denmark when...It's my birthday today - hip, hip, hurra! And - though I ain't no spring chicken - I do have a barnlig sjæl (am a child at heart). Not to mention en sød tand (a sweet tooth). And a seriously serious addicition to wienerbrød. So much so that I… Continue reading You know you're in Denmark when… (Birthday cake, lady?)
Fastelavn is coming! Eat buns!
Fastelavn is coming, fastelavn is coming! Yep - thanks. We know it's fastelavn on Sunday. Because the first fastelavnsboller made their appearance in the bakers about a month ago! ;)So what's fastelavn? Danish carnival. Nothing to do with the one in Rio. I mean, honestly, would you want to dance around the cobbled streets, half-naked, peely-wally white, often in… Continue reading Fastelavn is coming! Eat buns!
Great Dane-ish Pastries! (Part Seven – toppings)
Have you had your fill of wonderful, wonderful Great Dane-ish Pastriesyet? Room for more?Last time I showed you the different types of plain bread rolls that the Danes eat for breakfast - the tebolle, rundstykke and håndværker. But what to top them with?Aside from the obvious butter, strawberry or raspberry jam, Nutella and honey, there are some… Continue reading Great Dane-ish Pastries! (Part Seven – toppings)