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How Carlsberg Yeast Forever Changed Danish Breweries

When Carlsberg was founded in 1847 by J.C. Jacobsen, he himself probably didn’t have any idea what his company would do for the brewing industry of Denmark. His pioneering ways and adherence to quality resulted to the discovery of steam brewing and refrigeration techniques. But the one thing that would forever be identified with Carlsberg is the propagation of a single yeast strain that will forever change the way beers are made not only in the country but all over the world. […]

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Where Do Vegetarians Eat in Denmark?

Vegans and vegetarians may be entertaining second thoughts about visiting Denmark since the country is known for its cuisine and dishes that almost always contain meat. Unknown to many however, there are a lot of options that can satisfy food needs of people who would rather go without meat in their diet. Cafes and eateries catering to vegans and vegetarians now have considerable presence in Denmark, making it a lot easier to get one’s veggie fix without going through so much trouble. […]

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Frikadelle:Danish Meatballs with History

In the Danish food scene, the Frikadelle occupies a popular place in the hearts of Danes. Being of Northern European origin, the Danish Frikadelle is said to have originated from the German Frikadelle and the Italian Fritellia. This oblate-spheroid meatball may contain minced veal, pork, or beef. It can also be a blend of any two meats. It also has chopped onions, eggs, milk or water, breadcrumbs, oatmeal or flour, and salt and pepper. It can be eaten either hot or cold. […]

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Noma Restaurant: 4-Time Winner as Best Restaurant in the World

Did you know that a Danish restaurant has been named the Best Restaurant in the World four times over by Restaurant Magazine? This 2 Michelin star restaurant is known as Noma and is run by René Redzepi. It occupies an old warehouse in Copenhagen, Denmark within the Greenlandic Trading Square. […]

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Aalborg Beerwalk: 6 Special Beers from 6 Great Pubs

Aalborg is an industrial city found in the north of Jutland, Denmark. It may not be easily associated with festive activities like its annual Aalborg Carnival, but festive it is not only to its locals but also to foreign visitors. One unique attraction of the city is its so-called Aalborg Beerwalk where visitors get to taste 6 special beers from 6 great pubs in the area for a price of 100 DKK. […]

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The Elderflower Drink of Denmark

The elderflower drink has always been popular in Denmark. This popularity comes naturally since elderberry bushes can be found almost anywhere in Denmark. Though commercial versions are already available, nothing is quite like homemade elderflower drink or syrup. The cream-colored flowers are not only very pretty to look at but also make a delightful drink when collected fresh and before having a trace of bitterness. […]

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The Danish Rye Bread Known as Rugbrød

Most countries will have some food staples automatically associated with it. Denmark has one such food known as the rugbrød which is essentially the danish rye bread. Although it can come in various shapes and sizes, its most common form is a brown rectangular piece of bread based on sourdough. […]

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What do Danes Eat for Breakfast?

It is interesting to note that breakfast joints are not quite as common in Denmark like in the US. For those accustomed to having breakfast in a popular eating establishment, Denmark might just offer a refreshing variation. Danes are known to eat their breakfast at home and having the first meal of the day in a friend’s of relative’s house may be the closest  thing to eating out for breakfast. […]

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Kjeldsens Butter Cookies: a Denmark Original

Whenever we bite into a butter cookie, it is almost impossible not to think of Denmark. One of the reasons for this is the mark made by its famous Kjeldsens Butter Cookies. Now producing other cookie variants as well, Kjeldsens continues it history of exceptional baking craftsmanship that started in 1933. […]

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