“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 →
“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 →
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.
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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 →
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 →
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 →
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 →
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.
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.
“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 →