DANISH RUGBRØD (RYE BREAD)

When I first moved to New York, I realized how much I missed Danish bread. It was kind of frightening to me that store bought bread would not get moldy for more than a month, whereas bread in Denmark would typically only last 4 to 5 days. This is the trade off in convenience with processed foods, … Continue reading

COCONUT & MARZIPAN MACAROONS

I recently had one of those days where I craved for something sweet and was in the mood to bake. I remembered that I loved eating coconut macaroons (‘kokos toppe’ in Danish) when I was growing up in Denmark - they were one of my favorite baked sweets. It struck me that I hadn’t eaten these … Continue reading

RISALAMANDE WITH CHERRY SAUCE

Risalamande means ‘rice with almonds’, and is a grand Danish Christmas dessert tradition. While not overly sweet, it is quite filling and can be challenging to eat after gorging on a heavy Danish Christmas dinner. However – it’s tradition and I love it. Growing up, it wasn’t just the … Continue reading