“Good Ingredients – and the Best Potato Sandwich in Town”

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“Restaurant Kronborg serves potato ‘smørrebrød’ which make the angels sing,” says popular food blogger and urban farmer, Nada Louise Cay, to Danish daily, Ekstrabladet, in an article headlined COPENHAGEN AS A FOOD MECCA.

“When I am in the mood for a treat or am having lunch with friends, I find Restaurant Kronborg a super cosy place with good ingredients – and they serve the best potato sandwich in town,” says popular food blogger and urban farmer, Nada Louse Cay, to Danish daily, Ekstrabladet in an article headlined COPENHAGEN AS A FOOD MECCA.   Continue reading →

“6 things we love about Copenhagen”

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Aaron Hicklin, Editor at leading American LGBT lifestyle glossie, OUT, was in Copenhagen and visited, among others, Restaurant Kronborg. Here he had a hearty lunch with ’smørrebrød’, beer from local artisan brewery, Nørrebro Bryghus and Nordguld aquavit from Aalborg Akvavit.

“The menu is strictly traditional. The famous Danish open sandwiches,” writes Aaron Hicklin, Editor at the leading American LGBT magazine, OUT. He recommends   Continue reading →

Recipe: open potato sandwich with ovenbaked ham and smoked cheese crème

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The juicy new Danish potatoes are complimented by oven-baked ham and crème of smoked cheese when our Head Chef, Jimmi Bengtsson, re-interpret the Danes’ summer favourite: the open potato sandwich. We invite you to find the recipe below.

Every spring we experiment with new tasty versions of the classic Danish favourite: the open potato sandwich.
Here we oven-bake the smoked ham to give a great crunchy, slightly salty, contrast to the juicy new Danish potatoes and the creamy smoked cheese.
Find the recipe below – or enjoy   Continue reading →

Recipe: open potato sandwich with “granny salad” and deep-fried anchovies

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Our Head Chef, Jimmi Bengtsson, twisted the Danes’ beloved open-faced potato sandwich – and our regulars had a new favourite. Please find Jimmi’s recipe below.

We strive to renew the classic summer favourite of the Danes, the open potato sandwich,. Of course we still try to take the many demands to the open sandwiches into account: they should combine   Continue reading →

Recipe: ‘aquavit sandwich’ – potato sandwich with chive crème

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We make our version of the popular ‘aquavit sandwich’ with old-fashioned marinated herrings and chive crème – of course it tastes even better with new Danish potatoes. Find the recipe at the foodie website below (in English) or on foodie website, Gastro.dk (in Danish).

The ‘aquavit sandwich’ did not get its name because it is made with aquavit but because it tastes great with it…
Our ‘aquavit sandwich’ is made with old-fashioned marinated herring and a tangy chive crème – and of course our ‘aquavit sandwich’ tastes even better with   Continue reading →

Recipe: open potato sandwich with smoked salmon and herb crème

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The season’s first harvest of crisp, new potatoes is accompanied by hand-smoked salmon and home-made herb crème when our Head Chef, Jimmi Bengtsson, re-interprets the Danes’ summer favourite: the open potato sandwich. Find Jimmi’s recipe below (in English) or at the foodie website Gastro.dk (in Danish).

We celebrate the season’s first harvest of crisp, new potatoes by lining up some innovative, tasty versions of the national summer favourite.
As always to we aim to take the many demands to the open sandwiches into account: they should combine soft and crisp as well as sour, salty, bitter, sweet and preferably a touch of the much-feted umami…
One of our personal favourites is   Continue reading →

We celebrate the new Danish potatoes

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, like potatoes with smoked salmon and herb crème, with ‘granny salad’ and deep-fried anchovies or with oven-baked ham and crème of smoked cheese (pictured).

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, like potatoes with smoked salmon and herb crème, with ‘granny salad’ and deep-fried anchovies or with oven-baked ham and crème of smoked cheese (pictured).

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   Continue reading →

Out Magazine recommends Restaurant Kronborg

Aaron Hicklin, Editor at the leading American lifestyle glossie, Out, was in Copenhagen and visited, among others, Restaurant Kronborg. He enloyed ’smørrebrød’, beer from Nørrebro Bryghus and Nordguld aquavit from Aalborg Akvavit.

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.

Or book a table at Restaurant Kronborg and savour our home-made smørrebrød.

We celebrate the New Danish Potatoes

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’.

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

Obviously the open-faced sandwiches are even tastier with a glass of foamy Jacobsen Saaz Blonde and a ‘sensible’ Kronborg Akvavit.
Feel free to book your table for a cosy lunch at Restaurant Kronborg.

Photo by Henrik Ploug at Stræderne.dk.

Recipe: Potato Sandwich with Deep-fried Anchovies

 

 

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).

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.

Recipe for Open-faced Potato Sandwich with Deep-fried Anchovies   Continue reading →