Aaron Hicklin, Editor at the leading American LGBT magazine, OUT, swung by Copenhagen this summer, and between visits to Tivoli and Louisiana he found time to have lunch at Restaurant Kronborg.
Aaron Hicklin enjoyed ’smørrebrød’ as diverse as cured herring, potatoes and smoked salmon and also tasted Ravnsborg Rød from local artisan brewery, Nørrebro Bryghus, and Nordguld Aquavit from tradition steeped distillery, Aalborg Akvavit.
Read more about Aaron Hicklin’s visit and his recommendations for Copenhagen.
Our Head Chef, Jimmi Bengtsson, celebrates the arrival of the new crop of Danish potatoes – and summertime - by composing some mouth-watering open-faced sandwiches with the summer delicacy, like potatoes with smoked salmon and crème of ramson, with ‘granny salad’ and deep-fried anchovies or an ‘Aquavit Sandwich’.
It’s a sure-tell sign that summer has arrived when the new crop of Danish potatoes hit the market. To celebrate the event we have created some mouth-watering open-faced potato sandwiches:
- Potatoes with smoked salmon and crème of ramson
- Potatoes with ‘granny salad’ and deep-fried anchovies
- ‘Aquavit Sandwich’ – with potatoes, marinated herring, red onions and crème of chives
Our Head Chef, Jimmi Bengtsson, twisted the Danes’ beloved open-faced potato sandwich for the food festival Copenhagen Cooking 2012 – and the guests had a new favourite. You will find Jimmi’s recipe at the foodie website Spiseliv.dk (in Danish) – or below (in English).
“Restaurant Kronborg twisted the Danes’ beloved open-faced potato sandwich for the food festival Copenhagen Cooking 2012 – Winter Edition,” writes foodie website Spiseliv.dk.
“Chef Jimmi Bengtsson added more acidity to the lettuce and a bit of crunch to the garnish – and the guests had a new favourite.”
Find Jimmi’s recipe for open-faced potato sandwich with deep-fried anchovies at Spiseliv.dk(sorry, in Danish only) or below (in English).
More Open-faced Potato Sandwiches with Deep-fried Anchovies Or enjoy an open-faced sandwich with Potatoes(a perennial favourite with the Danes) for lunch at Restaurant Kronborg.
And remember, the open-faced sandwiches taste much better when ’swimming’ in a glass of Jacobsen Saaz Blonde.