This Danish national anthem, There is a Lovely Country, describes a beautiful country, surrounded by sea, with tall beech trees reaching towards a clear, clear blue sky, land of Vikings. Continue Reading →
Aalborg has always been, to me, the place where akvavit comes from. I never really had a reason to visit the city until my cousin moved up there. My loss, obviously.
It is a beautiful city with a lovely fjord. The few times I’ve been there, I have found it is a unique and interesting place, full of surprises and more than just akvavit. Although I understand now that the Norwegians have bought Aalborg Akvavit Sprit Fabrik and have moved the whole thing to Norway. Pity that but at least it’s owned by Scandinavians. Continue Reading →
When I went to Denmark, I had a list of all the food I was looking forward to eating. Foods that are simply not readily available on the damp coast where I live. It was a novelty to go into any store and simply pick up the items from the cooler or counter. What a joy.
So, here’s how my food sampling wish list panned out.