My family is from the mainland of Denmark, so I don’t get over to ‘Devil’s Island’ much where Copenhagen is located. This time, however, I made the effort. My buddy, Agent J, now lives in Copenhagen and since I haven’t seen him in a long time, I thought a trip was in order. Continue Reading →
19 May 2016
by Sharole Comments Off on Quest for Smørrebrød
Smørrebrød is a particularly Danish invention. They’ve taken the lowly sandwiched and have created culinary art with it.
Ida Davidsen’s family has been making open faced sandwiches in Copenhagen for several generations and is considered to be the premier place. Unfortunately, when I was in Copenhagen, there were no tables available. (sad face).
Of course there are hipsters that have tried to update the smørrebrød, like Aaman’s in Copenhagen and Onkel A in Vejle. Continue Reading →
Because the damp coast is so pathetic when it comes to Danish food – unless you make it yourself – it’s an incredible treat to come to a country where everything is readily available. Here is the food I’m hoping to get to while in DK. Continue Reading →
Going to a grocery store in Denmark is like crack for a cheese nut like me. There were coolers and coolers worth of cheese – every taste and type. They range in flavour from the mild ‘School’ cheese for the cheese newbie up to the strong, forthright flavour for those of us who enjoy a cheese with attitude. It was glorious.
Here are a few pictures of the selection. Keep in mind that this is only from the small, local corner grocery. Continue Reading →