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June, 2010 | Velbekomme

22 Jun 2010

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Danish Delights: Kransekage (only 4 more posts to go)

Whenever I categorise a post as a “Danish Delight”, it’s more of an intuitive thing than an actual proven fact. It’s just this feeling that these recipes have something very Danish about them and that they are rarely seen in other countries (but maybe not “never”, seeing as I haven’t been to every single bakery in the world). On top of that there are the endless traditions and memories attached to the enjoyment of these delights. Such as this “Kransekage”, that I have written about before here, only in the more festive New Year’s Eve version (it’s all in the fancy shape).

As you can see from the three posts in the link, I have never fully mastered the art of the perfect icing, but when I saw the Danish tv-show called “Det søde liv“, I had to give it another go. Now, if you look at the icing, it’s almost uncannily white and incandescent. Toothpaste couldn’t have made a whiter result and it’s all in one tiny detail: The beating.

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16 Jun 2010

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AOC – Fine Dining On My Birthday (only 5 more posts to go)

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Everything ages, even seemingly ageless beauties such as myself turn 29, 30 and last Tuesday – 31. Hurray for me. On that occasion we finally had the perfect excuse to go spend 1500 Danish kroner à pop (~200 Euro) on a gourmet meal and some fancy wine at the latest Danish star on the Guide Michelin map: AOC. Short for Aarø og Co., the name doesn’t exactly do much for the branding process. It’s too non-descript and really doesn’t stick or create images in one’s head. Luckily the real experience was a different story…


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3 Jun 2010

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Hazelnut and Chocolate Truffle Tartlet

Okay, it seems it’s going to be another post about another tart. But what a tart! Imagine the flavour of roasted hazelnuts and creamy chocolate truffle in one crunchy bite. Not bad eigh? And for once, the recipe’s a real no brainer.

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