Christmas

Gløgg – take the shortcut or make your own from scratch

On a cold winter day, a glass of hot glögg  to warm you up is great. If you think Danes only make it from scratch …

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ChristmasThings to do

Enjoy a festive Christmas market at a Danish Manor House

Christmas markets at old manor houses in Denmark are great fun and they are a unique opportunity to visit sites otherwise closed to the public. …

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Christmas

What to send home for Christmas?

This year you may be sending your gifts for family and friends. But what to buy ? You want something that travels easily, is lightweight, …

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Christmas

Sunday 27 November is the first of four advent Sundays – is your wreath ready?

If you are new to this Christmas tradition find a few TIPS on how to make your own wreath. By Bente D. Knudsen An important …

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Christmas

To bake or to buy? Baking your own Æbleskiver

Maybe you are one for the ready to eat version of this delightful sweet afternoon treat. However, making your own is extremely gratifying as our …

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Living in DenmarkThings to do

Afternoon tea in the most lovely of rose gardens – a different summer experience

Explore the lovely park and castle of Bernstorff Slot, go back in time in the small and cosy rose garden of Danish Queen Louise, and …

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Living in Denmark

Relocating – a challenge.

Are you relocating this summer, either to Denmark, or from Denmark to a new country with your family? Then you will recognise the hardships involved …

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Living in Denmark

What’s in a name? Apparently a lot if your baby is born in Denmark.

If you are new to Denmark, you may be surprised to learn that all babies born in Denmark must be given a name from a …

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FoodLiving in Denmark

Nordic cooking could be an option for tonight’s dinner

Find inspiration in one of the nordic and scandinavian cooking books ” The Nordic Cook Book” by Magnus Nilsson. By Bente D. Knudsen Pictures: Courtesy …

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Living in Denmark

How to source vegetables other than Danish cabbage during the winter

If you are used to lovely fresh and tasty vegetables (and fruit) all year round shopping what you are used to may be a challenge …

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