MIKKELLER PRESENTS: ‘SMØRREBRØD’ MATCH-UP SELMA X KRONBORG

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On Friday 14 and Saturday 15 August 2020 two of Copenhagen’s best loved ‘smørrebrød’ (open-faced sandwich) restaurants, Selma and Kronborg, will match ‘smørrebrød’ classics, e.g., the iconic ‘Dyrlægens natmad’ (The Vet’s Midnight Snack – pictured). The event is presented by the Danish microbrewery Mikkeller, which will provide selected beers for the delicacies.

Selma Copenhagen and Restaurant Kronborg host an afternoon with ‘hygge’ and selected ‘smørrebrød’ (open-faced sandwich) classics accompanied by selected beers from Mikkeller on Friday 14 and Saturday 15 August 2020.
The two restaurants will match their versions of ‘smørrebrød’ with herring, eggs and shrimps as well as the iconic ‘Dyrlægens natmad’ (The Vet’s Midnight Snack).
Guests will enjoy   Continue reading →

Our Fish Fillet is the ‘Copenhagen Aficionado’s’ Best Tip

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If you are in the mood for some serious ‘hygge’ – and the best pan-fried fillet of plaice in town – food blogger Thomas Alcayaga recommends you have lunch with us.

”The fish fillet at Kronborg for lunch – and then a stroll through the city hand in hand with someone you love,” says popular food blogger/writer/photographer Thomas Alcayaga, best known for his blog MadEtMere, when LoveCopenhagen asks him to tip their followers about his favourite Copenhagen experience.   Continue reading →

MigOgKbh Guide: ”Where to find the best ’smørrebrød’ in Copenhagen”

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”Lots of restaurants in Copenhagen serve really good ‘smørrebrød’,” writes Editor, Rasmus Kramer Schou, from the popular Copenhagen guide ‘MigOgKbh’ (MeAndCph). Learn about the best places, as Rasmus and his editorial team guide you to their favourite lunch restaurants under the headline, “Where to find the best ’smørrebrød’ in Copenhagen”.

“Rye bread with toppings has, to everybody’s delight, had an amazing revival and is more modern than ever, “ writes Editor, Rasmus Kramer Schou, from the popular Copenhagen guide ‘MigOgKbh’ (MeAndCph).
He adds,   Continue reading →

RECIPE: PAN-FRIED HERRING WITH “BROKEN” POTATO SALAD, HERBED OIL AND CAPERBERRIES

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In the autumn ’smørrebrød’ should be more flavourful and filling. Maybe that is why this pan-fried herring with ’broken’ potato salad, herbed oil and caperberries is one of our most popular specials in September and October.

Autumn calls for slightly heavier dishes and our regulars love this flavourful version of the classic pan-fried herring.   Continue reading →

NEW POTATOES – A DANISH SUMMER DELICACY

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Acknowledged Danish Food Writer Katrine Klinken interviews our Head Chef Jimmi Bengtsson about the new crop of Danish potatoes and our various open-faced potato sandwiches. We invite you to see the interview on Katrines Youtube channel Klinken’s Kitchen.

“Open-faced sandwiches with potatoes (in Danish: kartoffelmad) is a Danish ‘smørrebrød’ classic which is especially tasty in June and July when the Danish potatoes grown in the open field are in season,” says food writer Katrine Klinken.
Listen, learn – and work up an appetite – when Katrine Klinken interviews   Continue reading →

”THE BEST SMØRREBRØD IN COPENHAGEN” AT CCFF 2019

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We are proud and honoured to have been invited to participate with one of our signature dishes at “The Best Smørrebrød in Copenhagen” at Copenhagen Cooking & Food Festival 2019 (photo from last year’s event).

On Saturday 31 August 219 the popular Copenhagen Cooking & Food Festival (CCFF) focuses on UN World Goal no. 11, Sustainable Cities and Communities.
This calls for a celebration of the festival’s home city, Copenhagen, and possibly the city’s most important contribution to world cuisine:   Continue reading →

RECIPE: AQUAVIT WITH BEECH BUDS

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It is easy to make aquavit with the first beech buds of the year; however you need to be prepared to pick the buds just as they burst into bloom…

When the beech bursts into bloom spring has truly arrived in Denmark.
Every year we gather the first beech buds and make the fresh, aromatic aquavit with beech buds.
The recipe is simple but you have to prepared to pick the buds just as they burst into bloom…   Continue reading →

RECIPE: WHITE ASPARAGUS WITH SAUCE MOUSSELINE AND SHRIMPS

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Crisp, new Danish asparagus is one of the most popular dishes among our regulars when we write it on our specials board.
We serve the asparagus with a creamy sauce mousseline and juicy, freshly peeled shrimps.

New Danish asparagus are an amazing spring delicacy – and very popular among our regulars when we write it on our specials board in early May every year.
We serve the crisp asparagus with a creamy sauce mousseline and juicy, freshly peeled shrimps.   Continue reading →

BERLINGSKE & AOK NOMINATES: BEST LUNCH IN COPENHAGEN 19

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”The details are top-notch at Kronborg whether it concerns frying a fillet of plaice or whipping up the best home-made mayonnaise,” explains the expert jury about Berlingske and AOK’s nomination for BEST LUNCH IN COPENHAGEN 19.

Every year Danish daily Berlingske and their culture section AOK celebrate people, buildings, breathing spaces, bars and restaurants which make Copenhagen special.
An expert jury has chosen 20 categories and in each category they have nominated five potential “Best in Copenhagen”-winners.
We are proud and honoured to have been nominated for “Best Lunch in Copenhagen 2019”.
The jury explains their nomination by stating:   Continue reading →

DRINK’IN THE SUN: NON-ALCOHOLIC BEER, WHICH TASTES GOOD…

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We are delighted to be able to offer Drink’in the Sun to those of our guests who prefer a non-alcoholic beer. Drink’in the Sun is a perfect match for our flavour-filled fish “smørrebrød” but it is also great with our classic “smørrebrød” favourites, like roast beef with remoulade and fresh horseradish.

It took a special kind of yeast before the acclaimed Danish micro-brewery, Mikkeller, was able to produce Drink’in the Sun, their first non-alcoholic beer to actually taste good.
Mikkel Borg Bjergsø, Founder and Owner of Mikkeller, says:   Continue reading →

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