“Denmark’s Best ‘Smørrebrød’” – according to Ole Troelsø

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“This book will guide you to places which are in command of their genre, portray the places and the people running them as well as tell the complete story about how ‘smørrebrød’ has developed through the ages,” says Ole Troelsø about his new book, “Denmark’s Best ‘Smørrebrød’”.

“’Smørrebrød’ (aka open sandwiches) is not what it used to be. It is so much better,” writes Ole Troelsø, Author and Culinary Editor at the Danish business daily Børsen, in his new book “Denmark’s Best ‘Smørrebrød’”.
Ole Troelsø is the leading ‘smørrebrød’ writer in Denmark and in “Denmark’s Best ‘Smørrebrød’” he scrutinizes the different genres   Continue reading →

RECIPE: LIGHTLY GRILLED BEEF SIRLOIN WITH BEARNAISE MAYO’ AND PAN-FRIED TOMATOES

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The lightly grilled beef sirloin with béarnaise mayo’ and pan-fried tomatoes is pure comfort food, and our regulars love it. Our Head Chef, Jimmi Bengtsson, found inspiration in the eternal favourite, beef béarnaise, for this popular “smørrebrød” dish.

Our Head Chef, Jimmi Bengtsson, found inspiration in the eternal favourite, beef béarnaise, for this popular “smørrebrød” dish. It’s pure comfort food and our regulars love it…   Continue reading →

RECIPE: “SUMMER VENISON” WITH GOOSEBERRY COMPOTE AND REDCURRANTS

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We had the good fortune to get some haunches of the popular Danish “summer venison” and serve them, quite simply, with gooseberry compote and redcurrants.
The season is quite short so we invite you to enjoy them now – preferably with a full-bodied King’s County Brown Ale from Nørrebro Bryghus.

The season for the popular Danish  “summer venison” is short so we recommend you enjoy the tasty meat while you can.
We like to serve the venison as traditional “smørrebrød” with a tangy gooseberry compote and sugary redcurrants.

Recipe for haunch of “summer venison” with gooseberry compote and redcurrants   Continue reading →

RECIPE: GOOSEBERRY COMPOTE

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We love a tangy, traditional Danish gooseberry compote (or gooseberry ‘porridge’, as we call it in Danish) and it’s always very popular when we have it on the specials board.

Gooseberries are some of the most flavourful berries we enjoy during the Danish summer but it seems like the berries have fallen into oblivion in recent years…
This traditional gooseberry compote (or gooseberry ‘porridge’, as we call it in Danish) is always popular when we have it on the specials board. We are happy to share the recipe if you would like to try it at home.

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RECIPE: “SUN OVER GUDHJEM”

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We normally put “Sol over Gudhjem” on the specials board in the late summer (from the beginning of July to the beginning of September) when the fat summer herrings have taken the Nordic seas, guaranteeing juicy, flavourful herrings

“Sun over Gudhjem” (literal translation Sun over God’s home) is a classic “smørrebrød” dish with a slightly confusing name until, that is, a kind soul informs you that Gudhjem is a town on the Danish Island Bornholm famous for its tasty smoked herrings and its beautiful beach.

Recipe for “Sol over Gudhjem”

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Recipe: fillet of sole with plum compote

 

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We aim to capture the essence of Nordic summer in our 5-course ”smørrebrød” menu for the food festival, Copenhagen Cooking 2014. You will find the recipe for the pan-fried fillet of sole with plum compote at the bottom of this page – or in the August edition of the food magazine, MAD & VENNER (in Danish).

The popular food magazine, MAD & VENNER, publishes the recipes for the 5-course “smørrebrød” menu we have created for the food festival, Copenhagen Cooking 2014, in their August edition.
The recipes are perfect for a cozy lunch for four.
Find MAD & VENNER at your news agent’s, read the recipe below or enjoy the savoury fillets of sole for a pleasant lunch at Restaurant Kronborg during Copenhagen Cooking 2014.   Continue reading →

Select elite bloggers from Yelp.dk enjoyed open sandwiches with a twist

”Truly an outstanding lunch” writes Emilie Bjørnsen, who had invited seven selected elite bloggers from Yelp.dk for a Danish lunch with open-faced sandwiches with a twist, artisan beers from Nørrebro Bryghus and Sherry Aquavit at Restaurant Kronborg. Photo by Chris Tonnesen

”Truly an outstanding lunch” writes Emilie Bjørnsen, who had invited seven selected elite bloggers from Yelp.dk for a Danish lunch with open-faced sandwiches with a twist, artisan beers from Nørrebro Bryghus and Sherry Aquavit at Restaurant Kronborg. Photo by Chris Tonnesen

”We were spoiled big time,” says Emilie Bjørnsen, web community manager at Yelp.dk.
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New, Free App guides you to the Best ‘Smørrebrød’ in Copenhagen

The new ‘Smørrebrød in Copenhagen’ app guides you to the best ‘smørrebrød’ restaurants in Copenhagen (we are proud to have made it on to the list), and tells you everything you need to know about the only truly unique Danish contribution to gastronomy.

The new ‘Smørrebrød in Copenhagen’ app guides you to the best ‘smørrebrød’ restaurants in Copenhagen (we are proud to have made it on to the list), and tells you everything you need to know about the only truly unique Danish contribution to gastronomy.

The much-loved Danish tradition with open-faced sandwiches on dark rye bread is back in fashion (a.k.a. ‘smørrebrød’), and the tourist organization, Visit Denmark, is proud to introduce its very own ‘Smørrebrød in Copenhagen’ app.
The new ‘Smørrebrød in Copenhagen’ app guides you to the best ‘smørrebrød’ restaurants in Copenhagen (we are proud to have made it on to the list), and tells you everything you need to know about the only truly unique Danish contribution to gastronomy.

The ‘Smørrebrød in Copenhagen’ app features:

- A to Å glossary of all things, ‘smørrebrød’
- Guide to the best ‘smørrebrød’ restaurants in Copenhagen
- ‘Smørrebrød’ and other recipes (regularly updated)
- Allows you to share your favourite restaurants and recipes via Facebook, Twitter and email

Download the Smørrebrød App for Free

The new ‘Smørrebrød in Copenhagen’ app was developed by Kleberg and Küttemann and you can download for free via Visit Denmark or directly from iTunes.
Or you may just choose to book a table at Restaurant Kronborg and enjoy our home-made ‘smørrebrød’.

Recipe: Brantevik Herring at Foodie Website, Spiseliv.dk

The aromatic Brantevik herrings have quickly become a favourite among our regulars. Head Chef, Jimmi Bengtsson, has been inspired by a classic recipe from the small fishing village Brantevik in Skåne. You will find Jimmi's recipe at the foodie-website Spiseliv.dk – or below.

The aromatic Brantevik herrings have quickly become a favourite among our regulars. Head Chef, Jimmi Bengtsson, has been inspired by a classic recipe from the small fishing village Brantevik in Skåne. You will find Jimmi's recipe at the foodie-website Spiseliv.dk – or below.

“The aromatic Brantevik herrings have quickly become a favourite among the regulars at Restaurant Kronborg. Head chef, Jimmi Bengtsson, has been inspired by a classic recipe from the small fishing village Brantevik in Skåne,” writes foodie-website Spiseliv.dk.

Find Jimmi’s recipe at Spiseliv.dk (sorry, in Danish only) or below (in English).

More Brantevik Herring
Or enjoy an open-faced sandwich with Branteviksild at Restaurant Kronborg.
The Brantevik herring tastes even better when it ’swims’ in Jacobsen Saaz Blonde.

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