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We get asked for this recipe so much that, in the end, we simply decided it had to be shared with the world. It is not a traditional Nordic recipe, but rather one that draws on all the flavours we... Continue reading
Posted Jun 26, 2014 at Scandinavian Kitchen
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The last episodes of Wallander, ever, are out on DVD Monday 23rd June (Arrow Films). We've got a copy to give away to one lucky person. To be in with a chance to win, simply answer this question: Wallander's dog... Continue reading
Posted Jun 22, 2014 at Scandinavian Kitchen
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Ahhhh.... This is such a nice cake. It tastes of summer. Pure summer. We re-tested the recipe last night and the result lasted only for as long as it took us to eat it. With second helpings. For us, no... Continue reading
Posted Jun 19, 2014 at Scandinavian Kitchen
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Danes celebrate Midsummer differently to the Swedes. So, if you fancy doing it a bit different this year, follow this mini-guide Pick the right date Midsummer in Denmark is mostly known as Sankt Hans Aften, and is celebrated on 23rd... Continue reading
Posted Jun 12, 2014 at Scandinavian Kitchen
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Wherever you are in the world at midsummer time, you will be able to find gatherings of lost-looking Swedes to celebrate with. Follow our lead and you’ll be able to infiltrate the groups inconspicuously. Choose the day Midsummer is the... Continue reading
Posted Jun 12, 2014 at Scandinavian Kitchen
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How to create a midsummer picnic - the easy way Midsummer occurs at exactly the same time as the summer solstice. It’s a wonderful time of year where we have almost round-the-clock daylight and try to tap into as much... Continue reading
Posted Jun 5, 2014 at Scandinavian Kitchen
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Blueberry, Gorgonzola & Rye crouton salad This is probably one of the easiest salads in the world to make. The marriage between blueberries and gorgonzola is ever lasting - fruity, creamy, tasty. Serves 2-4 people What you need: 1 bag... Continue reading
Posted Jun 5, 2014 at Scandinavian Kitchen
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Ahhh, hello summer. Try this salad - it may sound simple, but it is very delicious. Smoked Mackerel Salad with Fennel, Apple and peas Serves 2 1 packet smoked mackerel fillets (approx. 250-300g) A large handful of mixed salad leaves... Continue reading
Posted May 29, 2014 at Scandinavian Kitchen
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Serves 2-4 people. This is a wonderful summery cured salmon salad. Perfect for any Smorgasbord. The ingredients can be changed to fit personal taste – sometimes, we add boiled egg to the recipe, or whatever crunchy veg we have in... Continue reading
Posted May 23, 2014 at Scandinavian Kitchen
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We'll be celebrating Norwegian Constitution Day on 17th May along with the rest of Norway - so we thought we'd make a little selection of ways you can be more Norwegian: 1. When you 'gå på tur' (go for a... Continue reading
Posted May 7, 2014 at Scandinavian Kitchen
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Every year we play Eurovision Bingo. This year is no exception. Play live with us on our Twitter feed during all the shows - from the semi finals to the grand final on 10th May. You can find us on... Continue reading
Posted May 1, 2014 at Scandinavian Kitchen
Click here for our essential list of the top Danish Eurovision food for your themed party. This May, Eurovision comes to Copenhagen. We’ve been inundated with requests about how to best make a Danish-themed Eurovision party for the grand final... Continue reading
Posted May 1, 2014 at Scandinavian Kitchen
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Click on the image for larger version. Oh yes, Eurovision fever has begun. Six days to go... Via i.imgur.com Continue reading
Posted May 1, 2014 at Scandinavian Kitchen
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Slut At the end of every fairy tale, they all lived happily ever after. Slut. You also slut when you finish a phone call. It means ‘end’. If you change your settings on your iphone to Danish, Swedish or Norwegian,... Continue reading
Posted Apr 28, 2014 at Scandinavian Kitchen
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We asked the good people on Twitter how to be a Dane in 10 steps… Here are some of the top replies: 1. Wear black. And only black. 2. Eat open sandwiches. Preferably topped with cheese and jam. Yes, jam.... Continue reading
Posted Apr 24, 2014 at Scandinavian Kitchen
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Our good friend Karen is really good at making Kransekake / kransekage. In fact, she's been making them for years. We don't make them but we're very happy to recommend you to speak to Karen. Soon, Norway's National Day is... Continue reading
Posted Apr 22, 2014 at Scandinavian Kitchen
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A traditional smörgåsbord doesn’t have to be complicated. It is, in essence, the Nordic version of a buffet, so as long as you follow a few traditional rules and know when to eat which bit, you won’t go wrong. We... Continue reading
Posted Apr 17, 2014 at Scandinavian Kitchen
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Waffle Day (25th March) began in Sweden as Våffeldagen, allegedly due to confusion between the Swedish “vårfrudagen” meaning “Our Lady’s Day” which falls on the same date. The day historically marks the beginning of spring and is celebrated by the... Continue reading
Posted Mar 20, 2014 at Scandinavian Kitchen
We're proud that our friend Sofie Hagen has been nominated for a Chortle Award 2014. It takes guts to stand up and be funny at the best of times - but doing it in a second language? Ohhhhh, now that... Continue reading
Posted Mar 3, 2014 at Scandinavian Kitchen
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Ahhhh.... Imagine if there was a way to make friends with Shirley from HR in one clean swoop? Or get Brian from accounts to notice you? Try giving them a tray of freshly baked semlor. Oh, and now you can... Continue reading
Posted Feb 27, 2014 at Scandinavian Kitchen
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Sometimes, a book lands on our desk for a competition that we really don't want to tell anyone about just so we can keep it to ourselves! This is one such book. We think every serious foodie should have a... Continue reading
Posted Feb 27, 2014 at Scandinavian Kitchen
Creating beautiful reindeer swirls of herding. Shot by Jan Helmer Olsen in Norway Continue reading
Posted Feb 26, 2014 at Scandinavian Kitchen
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UPDATE 4th March: THE WINNER OF THE BAKING COMPETITON IS GRETE MINUMETS - as chosen by our Shop Manager Rebekka. Congratulations - your buns were particularly lovely looking. Thanks to everybody who sent in pictures - we realyl enjoyed seeing... Continue reading
Posted Feb 26, 2014 at Scandinavian Kitchen
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It's Fat Tuesday on Tuesday 4th March 2014 - also known as Fettisdagen, fastelavn, Shrove Tuesday and Mardi Gras. On this day across Scandinavia we celebrate the start of Lent. The faste is not observed that often anymore, however, the... Continue reading
Posted Feb 26, 2014 at Scandinavian Kitchen