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!
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, 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!
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)