Sweet • Sour • Savory

Food blog on scandinavian style food done right.



Angry Tacos 

Beef Stroganoff with Celery Root Mash 

Chili Con Carne a la me 

Danish Hamburger - Dansk Hakkebøf 

Steak Rolls - Benløse Fugle

Grilled Espresso Tri-Tip 

Halloween Meatloaf 

How to Cook the Perfect Steak 

Lasagna stuffed squash 

Lemon Marinated Skirt Steak 


Fried beef tartare or "Parisian steak" - Pariserbøf

Stir-fried Beef in Oyster Sauce

Triple-Smoke Burger

Vegetable Spaghetti with Meat Sauce


Baked Spinach Omelette Roulade with Goat Cheese

Boiled Meatballs - Kødboller

Brændende Kærlighed - Burning Love 

Crispy Pork with Parsley Sauce 

Danish Breaded Pork Patties - Karbonader

Danish Meatballs 

Danish Meatloaf - Forloren Hare

Danish Pork Roast - Flæskesteg 

Danish Pork Tenderloin Medallions 

Head Cheese - Sylte 

Pigs in a Blanket - Pølsehorn

Porchetta on the BBQ

Pork Roast Sandwich - Flæskestegssandwich 

Pork Roullade with Prunes 

Spicy Thai Inspired Barley Salad 

Stuffed pork chops 

Thai Meatballs with Shrimp 


40 Cloves of Garlic Chicken 

Beer Can Chicken

Braised Balsamic Chicken

Butter Chicken

Chicken Braised in White Wine (Coq a Vin Blanc)

Chicken breasts with Harissa 

Chicken Korma 

Chicken Noodle Soup 

Chicken Nuggets - homemade 

Chicken with Mustard a la David Lebovitz 

Chicken With Preserved Lemons & Green Olives

Chicken with Rhubarb 

Duck Rilette 

Ginger Chicken 

Green Goddess Chicken 

Grilled Sesame Chicken 

Høns i Asparges - Chicken & Asparagus in tartlets 

Mortens And - Roasted Duck 

Oven Roasted Chicken with Chickpeas 

Oven Roasted Chicken with Lemon 

Perfectly Roasted Chicken 

Pot-Roasted Chicken 

Poularde au Bayard - Chicken in White Wine 

Red Curry with Seared Duck Breast 

Roasted Chicken with Blood Orange and Mint 

Seared Duck Breast 

Slow Roasted Chicken in Clay Baker 

Slow-roasted Duck

Sous-Vide Duck Breast 

Stuffed Chicken Breasts 


Greek-style Lamb Meatball 

Greek-Style Stuffed Peppers 

Indian Lamb and Spinach Curry 

Lamb chops sous vide 

Lammerullepølse - Lamb spiced cold cut 

Leg of Lamb, Provencal 

Spicy Meatballs in Spicy Tomato Sauce


Elgmørbrad med Blomkålspure 

Elk Sous-Vide 

Venison with Port/Blueberry Sauce 


20-Minute Seafood Pasta

Chardonnay Shrimp Pasta 

Lasagne Soup

Penne all'Amatriciana 


20-Minute Seafood Pasta 

Baked Cod 

Baked Salmon - the best ever!  

Baked Salmon with Sweet Mustard Sauce 

Beetroot Gravad Lax

Chardonnay Shrimp Pasta

Coconut Shrimp with Island Rice 

Dungeness Grab Soup

Fish Cakes

Fried Sole Filets

Gravad Lax - Gravlax with Mustard Sauce (Rævesauce) 

Green Fish Cakes - Grønne Fiskefrikadeller 

Grilled Oysters 

Grilled Salmon Kebabs 

Lobster Benedict- Sous Vide

Maple Plank Salmon

Marinated Salmon 

Oysters Rockefeller 

Passion fruit Ceviche

Pistachio crusted Halibut 

Salmon Burger 

Salmon en Croûte - Indbagt Laks 

Salmon Corn Chowder 

Salmon in Red Wine Sauce 

Salmon with Brown Sugar and Mustard Glaze 

Scallops with Elderflower Syrup 

Scallops with Forbidden Rice

Seafood Tacos

Shrimp cocktail - the 80's are calling 

Smoked Salmon and Cucumber Canapés

Stjerneskud - Shooting Star

Sunchoke Soup with seared Scallops 

Thai Meatballs with Shrimp 

Tuna Steak with Avocado-Wasabi Purée 





Asparagus with Parmesan

Brussels Sprouts Purée 

Danish Caramelized Potatoes - Brunede kartofler 

Caramelized Root Vegetables 

Cilantro and Lime Cauliflower "rice" 

Coconut Cauliflower Rice 

Creamed Cabbage 

Crunchy Quinoa Slaw with Almond & Ginger Dressing 

Danish Cucumber Salad 

Garlic Green Beans 

Grilled Portobello Mushrooms 

Oven Roasted Potatoes

Parmesan Mashed Cauliflower 

Pickled Chilies 

Pickled Cucumbers

Pickled Red Onions 

Red Onions in Balsamic Vinegar Reduction

Roasted Cauliflower 

Roasted Hokkaido Pumpkin 5-Grain Salad 

Roasted Winter Squash 

Rødkål - Pickled Red Cabbage

Scalloped Hasselback Potatoes 

Scalloped Hasselback Sweet Potatoes 

Semi-Dried Tomatoe 

Quick Butter Roasted Carrot Coins 

Warm Cabbage Salad 

Whole Roasted Cauliflower 


Broccoli Salad

Brussels Sprouts Salad with Dijon Vinaigrette

Citrus Salad with Liquorice Vinaigrette

Cauliflower and Parmesan Salad

Chickpea and Carrot Salad a la Thomas Keller

Fennel Salad

Gorgonzola & Pear Salad 

Grapefruit Avocado Salad 

Kale Salad 

Lemon Pistachio Israeli Couscous 

Mushroom Lentil Salad 

Danish Potato Salad

Quinoa fruit salad

Quinoa Tabbouleh

Red Cabbage Salad - Rødkålssalat

Roasted Beet Salad 

Salad with Orange and Poppyseed Dressing 

Smashed Chickpea Salad 

Spicy Thai Inspired Barley Salad 

Spinach Strawberry Salad 


Warm Asian-Style Slaw 


Danish Soup Dumplings - Melboller 

Pickled Beets - syltede rødbedere 

Pickled Cucumbers

Pickled Red Onions 

Supperis - Cold Rice Porridge with Raisins 

Tomato Risotto 


Apricot/Habanero Ketchup 

Avocado Hollandaise 

Bearnaise Sauce made in a blender 

Béarnaise Sauce - Sous Vide

Cranberry - Orange Sauce 

Green Goddess Dressing 

Hollandaise - made in blender 

Hot Hot Sauce 

Satay Sauce 

Vegetable Bearnaise 

Whiskey Cream Sauce 

White Cream Sauce with Tarragon 


Butternut Squash Soup 

Beef Soup - Oksekødssuppe 

Roasted Butternut Squash Soup 

Chicken Noodle Soup 

Cold Asparagus Soup 

French Onion Soup 

Green Asparagus Soup  

Lasagne Soup 

Mushroom Soup 

Potato Leek Soup 

Roasted Tomato Soup 

Roasted Garlic and Potato Soup

Spicy Peach Soup with Shrimps

Tom Ka Gai - Coconut Chicken Soup my way 

Tomato Soup with Blue Cheese Croutons 

Tortilla Soup 

Savory Tarts and Quiche

Cauliflower Soufflé - Blomkålsgratin

Heirloom Tomato Tart 

Wild Mushroom Quiche 

Gorgonzola, Leek and Bacon Quiche 

Comfort Food

Deep Fried Camembert

Risengrød - Danish Rice Porridge

Breakfast and Egg Dishes

Accidental Morning Rolls 

Avocado Almond Butter Toast 

Baileys French Toast 

Birkes - a Breakfast Roll (Pastry) 


Danish Baked Omelette

Dutch Baby with Lemon and Blueberries 

Cloud Eggs 

Granola a la Kona

Guacamole Deviled Eggs

How to Poach an Egg 

Lobster Benedict- Sous Vide 

Overnight Oatmeal 

Rundstykker version II 

Spinach Pie Quesadilla 

Ymerdrys - Rye Bread Crunch Topping 

Waipi'o Stack Breakfast a la me

Øllebrød - Danish rye bread porridge

Lunch Dishes

Christmas Liver Pâté 

Curry Salad - Karrysalat 

Danish Ham Salad - Skinkesalat 

Danish Liver Pâté - Leverpostej 

Duck Rilette 

Egg Salad 

Head Cheese - Sylte 

Hønsesalat - Chicken Salad 

Lammerullepølse - Lamb spiced cold cut

Pickled Herring 

Pickled Herring in Dill Dressing 

Pølsesalat - Danish Sausage Salad

Rullepølse - Spiced Meat Roll 

Russian Salad - Russisk Salat 

Rygeost - Danish Smoked Cheese 

Skidne Æg - Eggs in Mustard Sauce

Smoked Mackerel on an Open-faced Sandwich 

Sommersalat - Summer Salad with Smoked Cheese 

Æbleflæsk - Apple Pork 


Amaretto Eton Mess 

Apricot Ice Cream 

Brownie Batter Dip 

Black Currant Sorbet 

Cherry sauce - kirsebærsauce 

Coffee Baileys Float 

Christmas Panna Cotta 

The Chocolate Cake 

Chocolate Chip Cookies 

Chocolate Mousse 

Chocolate Mousse - just two ingredients! 

Chocolate Sauce 

Chocolate Sorbet 

Crepes - danish pancakes

Ebelskiver - Æbleskiver 

Ebelskiver - Æbleskiver version 2.

Danish Lemon Mousse - Citronfromage 

Gingerbread Ice Cream 

Koldskål - Cold Sweet Buttermilk Soup

Lemon Curd/Liquorice Ice Cream 

Lemon Lavender Cheesecake 

Lime Ice Cream - Farven Metallic 

Limoncello/Liquorice Tiramisu 

Passionfruit Mousse 

Passionfruit Petit Four


Peppermint Ice Cream and Hot Chocolate Affogato 


Plums in Madeira 

Risalamande - Danish Rice Pudding

Rhubarb Crumble with Liquorice Marzipan

Rhubarb Mazarin Cake

Rum Raisin Ice Cream

Rødgrød med Fløde - Berry Pudding with Cream 

Stout Ice Cream 

Strawberry Rhubarb Crumble 

Sweet Rice Pancakes 


Tivoli Cake 

Valentines Pavlova 

Ice Cream

Apricot Ice Cream 

Black Currant Sorbet 

Chocolate Sorbet 

Gingerbread Ice Cream 

Lemon Curd/Liquorice Ice Cream 

Lime Ice Cream - Farven Metallic 

Homemade Neapolitan Ice Cream 

Peppermint Ice Cream and Hot Chocolate Affogato 

Rum Raisin Ice Cream 

Stout Ice Cream

Cakes and sweets

Almond Lemon Cake 

Amaretto Eton Mess

Apple Cake with Hazelnuts and Apple Syrup 

Apple Pie 

Blood Orange Upside-Down Cake 

Boil cake - No-bake cake 

Bondepige med Slør - Apple/Rhubarb Dessert 

Brunsviger Cake 

Bourbon Apple Pie with Bourbon Whipped Cream 

Chocolate & Walnut Babka 

The Chocolate Cake 

Chocolate Chip Cookies 

Chocolate Covered Candied Orange Peel

Chocolate Ganache Fruit Tart

Chocolate Espresso Cake 

Chokoladelagkagebunde - Chocolate Cake 

Chocolate Mazarin Cake 

Cinnamon Knots - Kanelsnurrer 

Cinnamon Rolls 

Citronmåne - Danish Lemon Cake 

Classic Danish Birthday Cake 

Classic Fragilité Cake

Coconut Macaroons - kokosmakroner 

Cookies with habanero chili liquorice and chocolate 

Cremelinser - Custard filled Tartlets 


Danish Coffee Cake

Danish Kringle

Danish Hazelnut Makroner 

Easter Cake 

Elderflower Madeleines 

English Christmas Cake

English Tea Cake


Fastelavnsboller with Berries 

Fastelavnsboller - Choux Pastry 

Florentines with Vanilla Buttercream

Fragilite Roulade with Liquorice and Berries 

Gingerbread Loaf

Green Poisonous Cake 

Habanero Kransekage - Habanero Almond Cake 


Homemade Ragusa Bites 

Honey Cake - Honningkage 

Honey Hearts - Honningkagehjerter 

Kaffebrød - Coffee Bread 

Kammerjunker - Twice-Baked Cookies

Kanelstænger - Cinnamon Danish 

Kiksekage - Chocolaty Biscuit Cake 

Kransekage - Danish Almond Cake

Kransekage with Liquorice 

Kransekage with orange zest or chocolate 

Lagkagebunde - Spongecake for Danish Layer Cake 

Lemon Lavender Cheesecake 

Lemon Scones 

Lavender Shortbread Cookies 

Liquorice, Lemon and White Chocolate Cookies 

Marble Cake - Marmorkage 

Marengskys - Meringue Tops 

Marieboller - Fastelavnsboller 

Mazarin Cake 

Mazarin Cupcakes 


Mrs. Hobbs's Italian Rosemary Cookies

Napoleonshatte - Napoleon Hats 

Ninja Turtle Cakes 

Nødde-Lagkagebunde - Hazelnut Cake for Danish Layer Cake 

Old-fashioned Danish Apple "Pie" with a twist. 

Peach Galette with Liquorice Whipped Cream 

Pear Tart 

Pineapple Upside-Down Cake 

Pistachio kransekage 

Pretzel Turtles 

Puff Pastry - Wienerbrødsdej 

Pumpkin Tea Cake 

Raspberry Jelly Roll - Hindbærroulade 

Red Velvet Cake for Valentines day  

Rhubarb Mazarin Cake

Romkugler - Danish Rum Balls 

Romsnegle  - Rum Rolls 

Royal Icing 

Rutebiler - Chocolate Meringue 

Sarah Bernhardt Cookies

Sarah Bernhardt Cookies with Liquorice 

Skagen Kakaosnitter - Cocoa Bites from Skagen 

Smørkage - Danish Butter Cake

Sports Cake - Sportskage

Strawberry Tart

Strawberry Tart with Chocolate Crust 

Tivoli Cake 

Walesstang - Choux Pastry Cake 

White Chocolate Brownie

Frosting, Fillings and Mousses

Chocolate Mousse 

Lemon Curd 

Passionfruit Curd 

Passionfruit Mousse 

Vanilla Buttercream - Smørcreme 

Vanilla Custard - Kagecreme

White Chocolate/Lime Ganache 

Christmas Cookies

Almond Specier - Håkonskager

Chocolate Biscotti 

Checkerboard Cookies 

Danish Gingerbread Cookies - Brunkager

Danish Shortbread - Finskbrød 

Danish Shortbread Sticks 

Elf Cookies - Nissehoveder 

Gingerbread House 

Honey Hearts - Honningkagehjerter 

Jødekager, Jewish Cookies 

Mrs. Hobbs's Italian Rosemary Cookies

Klejner - Danish Fried Christmas Cookie

Pebernødder - Pfeffernüsse 

Peppermint Candy Cane Cookies 

Vanilla Wreaths - Vanillekranse

Breads and Rolls


3-Grain Bread - Trekornsbrød 

Basic Country Bread a la Tartine 

Braided Nutella Bread 

Crispy Baguettes 

Cheese bread 

Ciabatta Bread Rolls

Cinnamon Bread - Kanelbrød

Crisp bread - Knækbrød

Crisp bread with beer 

Danish Rye Bread

Danish Rye Bread revisited 

Danish Rye Bread - without Sourdough 


Focaccia - Take 2 

Garlic Artichoke Sourdough Bread 

Homemade Sandwich Bread 

Levain Bread 

Meyers seedless rye bread 

Overnight Bread 

Overnight Levain Bread 

Pullman Sandwich Loaf 

Rye Bread made with Beer and Sourdough 

Sifted Rye Bread - Sigtebrød 

Sourdough Chocolate Bread 

Surbrød - Bread with Caraway Seeds 

Sødmælksfranskbrød - Whole Milk Bread 


3-Grain Sourdough Rolls 

Birkes - a Breakfast Roll (Pastry) 


Breakfast Sourdough Rolls 

Ciabatta Bread Rolls

Cheesy Dinner Rolls 

Danish Morning Buns - brusebadsboller 

Danish Morning Rolls I, the quest for  

Dinner Rolls with Sun-dried Tomatoes

English Muffins

Grove Hveder - Grove Hvedeknopper

Gulerodsbrud - Carrot Rolls

Hamburger buns 

Hveder - Hvedeknopper 

Marzipan Brioche 

Pita Bread

Rundstykker version II 

Smørbirkes - Poppy Seed Roll 

Soft Pretzels - Kommenskringler

St. Lucia Buns 

Surbrød - Bread with Caraway Seeds 

Sødmælksfranskbrød - Whole Milk Bread 

Teboller - Buttermilk Buns 


Pizza, Bacon, Gorgonzola and Onion

Pizza, Potato Gruyere 

Pizza Dough

Pickles, Jams and Preserves

Apricot Jam 

Blackberry Jam 

Boysenberry Jam 

Lemon Curd

Preserved Lemons

Pickled Chilies 

Rhubarb Sauce - Rababerkompot 

Dips & Spreads

Berry Salsa 

Brownie Batter Dip 

Green Goddess Dressing 


Mango/habanero Salsa


Pestos - Classic and Walnut Pesto


Roasted Garlic 


Walnut & Pea Pesto 


Jalapeño poppers my way

Mrs. Child's Cheese Crackers

Salted Almonds

Sweets and Candy

Almond Date Bites

Bounty Christmas Trees

Candied Almonds - brændte mandler

Champagnebrus - Lime/Caramel Popsicle

Christmas Cream Puffs - Pebermynteflødeboller

Havregrynskugler - Oat "Truffles"

Havregrynskugler - Oat "truffles" with Marzipan and Cognac 

Homemade Liquorice Fudge 

Homemade Marzipan 

Homemade Mozart balls - Mozartkugler 

Homemade Ragusa Bites 

Liquorice Candied Almonds - Brændte Lakridsmandler

Liquorice Ghosts aka Liquorice Cream Puffs 

Liquorice Wreaths - Lakridskranse 


Oat "truffles" with Liquorice 

Peppermint Dots 

Peppermint Marshmallow 

Soft Liquorice Caramels

Soft Liquorice Caramels v.2 

Appetizers  and hors d'Oeuvre

Ebelskiver with Pear and Blue Cheese 

Gruyere & Thyme Gougères 

Smoked Salmon and Cucumber Canapés 


Apple Pie-tini 

Banana Milkshake - no ice cream 

Christmas Snaps 

Cold Brewed Coffee 

Cupid Float 

Grapefruit Margarita 

Homemade Strawberry Syrup

Hot Chocolates



Mint Mojito Iced Coffee

Mulled Cider - Varm Krydret Cider

Mulled White Wine 

Mulled Wine - Gløgg

Nutella Latte 

Peppermint "Snaps" 

Red Velvet Latte 

Rhubarb Lemonade 

The Ultimate Iced Coffee 


Rosemary Salt 


Sourdough - Keeping and Feeding  

Starting a Sourdough 

Tempering Chocolate


Vanilla Pepper - The New Black