Tuesday, March 10, 2015

Bøf Stroganoff - Beef Stroganoff - A Danish Recipe Version

Ingredients:
  • 1 lb fillet of beef
  • 2 tbsp paprika
  • flour
  • 1 large onion sliced
  • 1/2 lb mushroom, sliced
  • 2 tbsp. butter
  • 1 tbsp tomato paste
  • 1/2 cup beef broth 
  • a little garlic
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream or sour cream
  • salt and pepper

Instruction:
  1. Cut the meat into strips and dust it with paprika,
  2. Slice the onion and the mushrooms and fry them with the garlic in the butter until golden. Remove it from the pan.  
  3. Add a little butter or oil if necessary and brown the meat on high heat quickly on each side and keep stirring.  
  4. Add the tomato paste, onion, mushrooms, beef broth and heavy cream (or sour cream). 
  5. Season with salt and pepper.
  6. Serve hot with mashed potatoes and pickles on the side.
  7. You might replace the mashed potatoes with rice or noodles.
*how to make Danish Christmas rice pudding with cherry sauce dessert recipe (Risalamande med kirsebærsauce)

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Kanelbullar - Swedish Cinnamon Roll Twists - Kanelsnurror

Ingredients
  • Approx. 7 cups of all purpose flour
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 2/3 cup sugar
  • 3 1/2 tsp yeast
  • 2 cups lukewarm milk
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp cardamom
  • 10 tblsp melted butter
  • approx. 1/8 cup cinnamon and sugar
  • Egg wash and pearl sugar



Instruction:
  1. Mix the flour with milk, sugar, etc. and knead untill smooth. 
  2. Let it rise for about 1 - 1.5 hour. 
  3. Roll out the dough, spread it with butter and dust with sugar and cinnamon.
  4. Shape the buns.
  5. Brush them with egg wash and sprinkle with pearl sugar.
  6. Let the buns rise for approx. 45 min.  
  7. Bake them at 450F for approx. 13-15 min.
 
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Monday, March 2, 2015

Sunflower Twisted Bread Recipe - Solsikke formet brød med spinat - Inspired by Disney Frozen Fever

Have you tried twisting bread before?  This is a delicious twisted bread recipe! Plus this Sunflower bread is sooo pretty!  Perfect to serve to your family and friends while watching the movie Frozen Fever.



Dough
  • 3 1/2 cup flour
  • 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/4 tsp yeast
  • 3/4 cup milk,
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 egg
Filling
  • 12 oz. of boiled spinach
  • 12 oz. ricotta cheese
  • 4 oz grated parmesan or mozarella cheese
  • 1 egg
  • salt, pepper
  • optional: nutmeg
  • breadcrumbs
  • sesame seeds

Instructions
Place all dough ingredients in a bowl and use and electric mix,, finish by hand.Knead until the dough is smooth. Cover it and leave it for approx. 1 hour while you prepare the rest of the ingredients

Create the filling, mix the spinach with the ricotta and shredded cheese. Add the egg, salt, pepper (nutmeg), and set it aside.

Divide the dough into two equal parts and roll each dough ball to create two circles.

Sprinkle the breadcrumbs on the first circle and distribute the spinach filling. Place one large dollop in the center of the circle (cover it with a small bowl), and sprad the remaining spinach in a ring around the edge of the dough. finally place the last circle of dough on top of everything. Springle the sesame seeds on top of the center.

Divide the dough around the bowl into approx. 16 slices and twist each slice. Seal the edges using a fork to press.

Twist each slice and continue until all slices are twisted.

Seal the edges using a fork to press. Brush the bread with eggwash. Let it rise for approx. 1/2 hour and bake in the oven at 350F for approx. 1/2 hour.

What is your favorite bread filling or spread? Let me know in the comments!
xoxo,
Karen Grete and Heidi


*how to make Danish Christmas rice pudding with cherry sauce dessert recipe (Risalamande med kirsebærsauce)

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HVIDKÅLSSUPPE - Cabbage Soup

This is our Danish version of Cabbage Soup! Healthy & Good! What to eat with Cabbage Soup? Traditionally, we serve cabbage soup with pork, a slice of rye bread and mustard. 
 Ingredients:
  • 2 lb of pork shank (or piece of beef)
  • 2 cups water
  • 5 whole peppercorns
  • 2 tbsp. salt
  • 1 onion (or top of leak)
  • 1 bunch of celery leaves
  • 1 bayleaf
  • 1 bunch of parsley
  • 1/2 head of white cabbage
  • 1 small celeriac
  • 1 large onion or 2-3 leeks sliced
  • 2-3 carrots
  • 3-4 potatoes


Instruction:
In a large pot place the meat covered with water and bring to a boil.  Remove foam from soup, add peppercorns, salt, onion, celery leaves, bayleaf, and parsley.  Let it cook on low heat, covered for about two hours.

Prepare the vegetable, slice the cabbage, peel and cut the celeriac in cubes, slice the onion (or leek), peel carrots and potatoes and cut them into cubes. Remove the soup from the heat and remove fat. Bring the soup to a boil and add the prepared vegetables. Let it cook for 15-20 min. or till everything is tender. Add salt and pepper according to taste.

Remove the meat from the soup and serve it sliced on a separate plate with mustard and rye bread.

*how to make Danish Christmas rice pudding with cherry sauce dessert recipe (Risalamande med kirsebærsauce)

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Saturday, February 28, 2015

Æbleflæsk - Apple bacon


Æbleflæsk - Apple Pork

Per person:
  • 1 apple
  • 3 slices of bacon, chopped
  • pinch of sugar

Serve with rye bread and a side salad

Cut apple into quarters, Peal the apple, remove the core and cut it into wedges. 

Fry the bacon in the frying pan.  Remove the bacon  from the pan when crisp and add the apple pieces.  Cook apples till soft in the bacon fat. Return the bacon to the pan, mix it  with the apples and sprinkle with a little sugar. 

Optional: Add a small sliced onion and fry it with the apples. 

Serve with rye bread and a side salad.


*how to make Danish Christmas rice pudding with cherry sauce dessert recipe (Risalamande med kirsebærsauce)

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