A Christmas heart with a Christmas heart I have made a template for a woven/pleated/braided Christmas heart with a Christmas heart in the middle. It’s not a beginner’s heart because the little heart can be tricky. If you want to start with something a little easier first, you will find the easy 3 tabs […]
Specier – a classic Danish butter cookie I don’t know the English word for the Danish cookie SPECIE – plural specier, so I call it specie and specier here. Specier are delicious crispy cookies. Classic Danish butter-baked cookies. A traditional cookie the Danes serve with coffee (or tea) all year long. But especially for […]
Christmas templates – make your own Christmas tree Now it’s time for making Christmas decorations! In Danish schools, there is a tradition called a “cut-glue day” (klippe-klistre dag). At the beginning of December, children make Christmas decorations for their classrooms and the school. Most people in Denmark have taken part in “klippe-klistre” day, either […]
Pancake day – Pancake Tuesday – holiday – or an ordinary Sunday.
There is always a reason to make pancakes.
Here’s the recipe for the best Danish pancakes – the classic kind you roll.
They are super thin, taste good on their own
– and with sugar and lemon juice, jam, ice cream, berries…
Super easy paper chickens Here you get my recipe for very easy Easter chickens. They are so easy that you can make them with kids – a nice kid-grown up craft project for Easter. The small child can cut out coloured circles and wings, a big child can take part in everything – and […]
Risalamande, rice a la mande, rice à l’amande or riz à l’amande The most famous classic Danish Christmas dessert with the French-sounding name. (Which can be spelt in several different ways.) Risalamande is a delicious rice and almond pudding – with a cherry sauce. We serve it for Christmas – you can enjoy it […]
Rice porridge – the Danish way Eating rice porridge for Christmas is an old Danish tradition. In the old Danish Christmas stories, they write about the gnomes that live in the countryside at farm attics. They helped the farmer all year and all they wanted was porridge at Christmas time. If they didn’t get […]
Pumpkin muffins – the savoury kind I hope you love pumpkin! Because I’m all into pumpkins right now. Today it’s pumpkin muffins – the savoury kind. They are good! It is my go-to recipe for fast and easy bread for breakfast or alongside a bowl of (pumpkin) soup. I have baked these muffins at […]
Marzipan, marzipan, marzipan and marzipan Homemade marzipan is delicious, and it is easy to make. Today you’ll get 4 recipes for homemade marzipan, and tips on how to vary them almost infinitely. You only need 3-4 ingredients – and they are vegan-friendly. You’ll also get a simple syrup recipe so you can make your […]
Blanched, baked and flour/meal – almonds Almonds – I love them – blanched, baked and as flour/meal for cakes and desserts. You can make your own treats and use the almonds as ingredients in your cooking. Use the amount of almonds that fit your recipe. Blanched almonds Baked almonds Almond flour/meal Blanched almonds Blanched […]