Friday, August 29, 2014

How to make Mayonnaise - A Homemade Mayonnaise Recipe - Delicious for Nordic Cuisine




Ingredients:

  • 1 large egg yolk*
  • Juice of 1/2 fresh lemon
  • Optional 1 teaspoon white wine vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon grainy mustard (or other mustard)
  • 1/4 -1/2 teaspoon salt
  • Pepper to taste
  • 1/2 cup olive oil 
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil




  1. Combine egg yolk, 1/2 cup oil vegetable oil and olive oil gradually into a medium bowl. Whisk the mixture.
  2. Add lemon juice, vinegar, mustard, and 1/4 teaspoon salt into the medium bowl. Whisk until blended and bright yellow, about 30 seconds.
  3. Whisking constantly (by hand or using an electric mixer)
  4. If need be, add additional vegetable oil to yolk mixture, a few drops at a time and gradually. Whisk constantly, until mayonnaise is thick, or for about 8 minutes (mayonnaise will be lighter in color). 
  5. Cover and chill.  Can be kept for up to 2 weeks in the refrigerator. 

Raw egg is not recommended. To avoid the risk of salmonella infection we recommend that you use a pasteurized egg yolk or organic free-range egg yolk.

Danish Open-faced Potato Seafood Sandwich ❤️ Smørrebrød med Kartoffel, Rejer, Laks og Rogn


This delicious open sandwich is great for either lunch or dinner. 


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Ingredients:
  • 1 slice of rye bread
  • butter
  • 1 large boiled potato sliced
  • 1 slice smoked salmon
  • 7-10 shrimp (according to size)
  • cod roe
  • mayonnaise mixed with chopped chives
  • dill
  • lemon, optional
Instructions:
  1. First butter the rye bread.
  2. Place the sliced potatoes in 2 rows on the buttered rye bread.
  3. Add a slice of rolled up smoked salmon on one side
  4. Place the shrimp on other side.
  5. Add the mayonnaise in the middle
  6. Add cod roe on top of mayonnaise
  7. For both decoration and taste add dill on top of the sandwich
It's that easy! If you like a little salt and pepper, add to taste. If need you desire to serve this as an appetizer, slice the bread into smaller pieces. This sandwich goes great with a Danish beer too
We usually set the table with a Royal Copenhagen plate, a fork, a knife and a glass for the beer. When we have a Danish celebration, we traditionally have Danish beer and schnapps with an open-faced sandwich and say Skål frequently!

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Friday, August 22, 2014

Easy Peach Walnut Cake Recipe



This summer enjoy sweet, juicy peaches with a moist cake.  That is what we do each summer.  We enjoy picking our peaches and making this delicious peach cake. When we run our of fresh peaches, we head on over to a farmer's market or grocery store to buy peaches for this cake too.




Ingredients:

  • 3 eggs, beaten
  • 1 3/4 cups brown sugar
  • 1 cup vegetable oil
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 cups fresh peaches - peeled, pitted and sliced
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts 
Kitchen Utensils
  • measuring cup
  • measuring spoon
  • large mixing bowl
  • spatula
  • whisk
  • wooden spoon
  • 9x12 inch pan
Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (or 190 degrees C). Grease and flour a 9x12 inch pan.   
  2. In a large bowl, combine the eggs, sugar, oil, flour, salt, cinnamon, baking soda, peaches and walnuts. 
  3. Mix thoroughly.
  4. Pour into prepared 9x12 inch pan and bake at 375 degrees F (or 190 degrees C) for 50-55 minutes or until done.
  5. Optional: Add extra slices of peaches and walnuts on top of cake
  6. Pour into greased and floured 9x12 inch pan and bake at 375 degrees F (or 190 degrees C) for 50-55 minutes or until 
    done.   
  7. Let the cake cool down before slicing.


  8. Serve the cake plain or with whipped cream.

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    *how to make Danish Christmas rice pudding with cherry sauce dessert recipe (Risalamande med kirsebærsauce)
    *how to make Swedish Glogg for Christmas & cold evenings! (glögg or mulled wine recipe) 
    *how to make aeblskiver (æbleskiver)
    *how to make Danish Christmas Klejner
    *how to make easy Danish cucumber salad (arguksalat)
    *how to make Danish sugar browned potatoes (brunede kartofler)
    *how to make Danish red cabbage (rødkaal)
    These recipes are perfect for the holiday season. Please let us know what you think! ♥

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