Christmas cookies

These cookies is a classic Danish Christmas cookie. You can buy them in every store come mid November, but nothing beats the homemade kind. Makes approximately 100 Bakers, please note: these cookies will be soft out of the oven and until completely cold. Do not bake until hard or you will have burned lethal throwing [...]

Jew cakes

Jew cakes are named Jew cakes as a nod towards the Jewish bakers who taught Danish bakers to use new spices in their baking in the 1700’s. The original recipe for Jew cakes is from somewhere around 1850. Bakers please note that these cookies are soft when hot out the oven and will only harden [...]

Homemade gifts

Giving homemade gifts can be such a treat, but coming up with ones that doesn’t take forever can be so hard. So to help all the creative people who’ve run out of ideas I’m making a list. The list is gonna contain gifts that can be made with or by kids, gifts to fit under [...]

Christmas food

Christmas is all about good, comfy, feel good food. For me December is all about the warm feel of stews, cabbage salads and potatoes... who doesn’t love potatoes? In Denmark we have a lot of traditional Christmas foods eaten all through December. A lot of our food revolves around meat, especially pork (we’re pig country) [...]

Lemon cookies

Please note that these cookies are soft when hot and will only harden once cold. Makes approximately 50 Ingredients: 125 grams of flour 125 grams of sugar 1 1/2 teaspoon grated lemon zest 125 grams soft butter 1 egg yolk 1 tablespoon lemon juice Instructions: Mix flour, sugar and lemon zest in a bowl. Add [...]

Christmas sweaters

I love winter and the fact that I can wear thick lovely sweaters. And what is better than thick christmassy sweaters? This year I was lucky to find some last year sweaters and I got them for next to nothing. And I don’t know about you but I don’t care about what year the sweater [...]