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Hazelnut and Poppy Seed Pastry

Weekend is finally there! And what a weekend – it is finally getting warmer here in Copenhagen, so you can finally enjoy a stroll over one of the many flea markets or a tour to the beach while wearing shorts! It’s almost unbelievable! On such a occasion you surely would not want to miss  on… Continue reading Hazelnut and Poppy Seed Pastry

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Franzbrötchen

This week, it was my turn to bring something sweet to our orchestra rehearsal – what a great reason to browse through recipe books, food blogs and other recipe sources! Since I like both baking and eating them more than cake, the decision boiled quickly down to two recipes for sweet buns or cinnamon roll… Continue reading Franzbrötchen

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Lime Mousse with Rhubarb Compote

Happy Sunday everyone! I hope you are enjoying the weekend, just as much as I am 🙂 Meeting with friends and family, going for a walk and enjoying great food – simply doing everything to charge the batteries again for the next week. That’s what is called hyggelig in Denmark. This lime mousse was our… Continue reading Lime Mousse with Rhubarb Compote

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Apple hand pies

Aaaand the sun is already gone again… But don’t worry, if you bake some of these apple hand pies and serve them with a scoop of vanilla ice cream, it will feel like summer 🙂 That’s at least what I thought before making these delicious triangles. These hand pies are just perfect for someone who… Continue reading Apple hand pies

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Poppy Seed Orange Stars

Ingredients (yields ca 50): For the meringues: For the decoration: 1 organic orange 1-2 organic oranges 3 egg whites 75 g sugar 180 g sugar 125 ml water 1 pinch of salt a bit of egg yolk 2 tbsp orange juice 150 g ground almonds 150 g ground poppy seeds For the decoration Wash the… Continue reading Poppy Seed Orange Stars

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Appelsinkranse

This recipe is a traditional Danish recipe (Vaniljekranse) with a small twist – we added a bit of orange peel. Usually these biscuits are supposed to look like what we call Spritzgebäck in German (spritz biscuits in English). However, we didn’t have the appropriate kitchen utensils at home, only a piping bag, and it was… Continue reading Appelsinkranse