Old school danish smørrebrød

I had quite a few people write me, to hear what the original danish smørrebrød looks like. So I take pleasure in sharing this photo from 1950 with you, it will appear in my coming book on smørrebrød. As you see, there are quite a lot of elements, compared to Adam Aamanns modern style. And…

Smørrebrød is not a Smorgasbord

The king of Smørrebrød Adam Aamann at New Nordic Cookout, New York 22. october. The danes have been eating smørrebrød since ancient times. In the old days it consisted mostly of rather dry bread with lard or butter, but in the late 1800’th it turned in to a more sophisticated culinary craft. The most famous…

Restaurant critics yearly award

Each year the most influential danish restaurant reviewers meet to discuss what was the best meal they had during the year gone by. It ends up in five dishes in categories first, second course and dessert. The competition is called Årets Gericke, and is the most prestigious competition among restaurants, and the ne time a…

Restaurant Radio: A new Noma cousin

Claus Meyer – co-founder of Noma – has opened a new restaurant that runs along some of the same lines at Noma. René Redzepi is not involved in the project, that can be called a casual modern nordic terroir restaurant. As such, it may be fitting to call Radio a cousin of Noma, although it…