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Great Prayer Day wheat buns

Great Prayer Day and hot wheat buns

Hot wheat buns with butter and jam. Great Prayer Day is a Danish festival falling on the fourth Friday after Easter and since 1686 Great Prayer Day was been a National holiday. Originally the day was meant to be spent on prayers and by law all trade and work was forbidden that day. The day […]

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Fresh lumpfish roe

Season for fresh lumpfish roe

Blini with fresh lumpfish roe, creme fraiche, red onion and dill. A delicate and very beautiful starter. February can be dull, dark and boring in Denmark but one thing always cheers me up. It is season for the delicious lumpfish roe. The lumpfish, or stenbider (stone biter) as we call it in Danish, lives in […]

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Danish christmas dessert

Danish Christmas dessert no. 1

Should you ever visit Denmark at Christmas time, you are bound to try the Danish Christmas dessert Risalamande. Risalamande is a dessert made of rice pudding, whipped cream, vanilla and almonds, and it is served in every home on Christmas Eve. Recipe for Risalamande. The word Risalamande originates from the French term Riz a l’amande […]

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