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Splitting and dividing a chicken with a knife

Splitting and dividing a chicken with a knife

Video Recipe - Splitting a chicken is not that hard. But for a beginner there is a few tricks that are nice to know. I show my method for splitting chicken in 4, 8 and 16 pieces here.


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Potato Blinis - Small Potato Pancakes
Video Recipe - Boiled potatoes from the day before are fantastic to use in many dishes. Potato Blinis is one of those recipes that I use them for relatively often. Small thick pancakes that are very similar to the american breakfast pancakes. They are equally useful in the sweet and the savory kitchen.
Boneless, marinated and grilled leg of lamb
Video Recipe - My favorite recipe for leg of lamb. The best taste and fairly quick preparation. What's not to love about it? The marinade and grilling results in a very good and strong flavor. The trick is that a the leg gets more surface when the bone is removed. And the surface is of course where most of the flavor is.
Boning and Butterflying a Leg Of Lamb
Video Recipe - Typically we fry a leg of lamb whole. Because it's the easiest to do. But a really good trick is to debone and butterfly it. You can cook it a lot faster then. The flattened shape also gives more room for a browned surface. You will also get more of that smoky barbecued flavor all oever the meat. Or you can roll them into a meat roll with marinade inside, so you get the marinade flavor onto all of the meat.
Potato Rosti - Swiss Potato Pancakes - Pommes Rösti
Video Recipe - Rösti are made with cooked potatoes, so I use it often as "leftovers" instead of the typical fried potatoes, hash and so on. But it is an accessory that everyone likes, and it has the advantage that you can add bacon, onion, cheese, apple or fresh herb. Which promises it over the other simple potato dishes.
Kvalitella - Because it rhymes with homemade Nutella
Video Recipe - My own recipe for a sweet hazel-nutty-chocolate'y spread. I don't think I have to tell you what it can be used for ...

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A danish classic. Very well suited for the smoked herring (kippers), shrimp or whatever you have in mind. We usually get it at Christmas, but it is not necessary to limit it to that season. It is suitable as a condiment for meats, in sandwiches and open sandwiches (smørrebrød) for all seasons.
Funnel cake - Churros
Video Recipe - I had churros first the time when I was 14, on a holiday in Spain. It must have been good because I have long forgotten my first kiss, which I think was roughly around the same time but I can still remember my first funnel cake with sugar.
Homemade soy milk
Video Recipe - Soy milk is a little difficult to make, but it's fun, and it's good for many things. Some vegetarian argue that you can use it instead of milk. That's not quite true. But you can use it in many places instead of milk. It is also the first step towards Tofu, which is a usefull ingredient in cooking.
Poppies, copenhagen poppy, tea poppy, danish pastry breakfast rolls with poppy seeds
Video recipe - it is well known that we danes have a hampering for danish pastry. Even our breakfast bread is often made from this. There is the classic "poppy" (birkes) that is a non sweet danish pastry with a load of poppy seed on top. Hence the name. And there is the "copenhagen poppy / tea poppy" where the pastry is a bit sweeter and there is almond remonce for filling. It is not quite a cake and not quite a breakfast roll. But very good none the less.
Dark Stock of Duck - Suitable For Sauce
Duck stock is not often used for anything but duck sauce. Duck soup is quite unusual :-) But duck sauce is a classic, so here is a stock that is very suitable for that. In denmark it is mostly eaten around christmas eve, but it really should be eaten all year round.
Grandmas Klejner (klenät - fattigmann - kleynur - kleinur)
Video Recipe - Classic Danish/Scandinavian cake specially eaten at Christmas. I have certainly not seen it in other parts of the world. And this really IS grandmother's recipe. That is, not my grandmother, but my wife's father's grandmother. But that counts as well.
Homemade Hard Ricotta (Paneer)
Video Recipe - Cheese production seems like something dark and mysterious. But it really is not. Especially the cheeses that does not have to be aged can be easily made at home. The Italian Ricotta and its cousin, the Indian Paneer, are both very easy to make, and incredibly useful for cooking.
Vegetable stock
It is not as well known as the classic chicken stock, but it is just as usable, faster to make, and good to have in ones arsenal. Especially if you have vegetarian friends.
No Bake Cheese Cake With Gelatin Topping - The easiest version
Video Recipe - Cheesecake is not a big thing here in Denmark. But I love it. I have been wondering for a while whether I could make it a little more simple than the one I usually make. I have been toying with different recipes and it seems that I have achieved a pretty good result with this recipe, that I now have settled on. But do try it out yourself!
Homemade Feta Cheese
Video Recipe - It is a LOT of fun to make your own cheese and it's actually pretty easy. It does takes a little bit of utensils and ingredients that you don't normally have, but they are easy to obtain and it is definitely worth the effort. The funny thing is that all the cheeses we know have the same basic recipe. Just small changes in how you follow the recipe gives the different cheeses. So if you can make a kind of cheese you can actually make them all. Feta cheese is one of the easiest and fastest. And you don't have to wait a month before it can be eaten. Therefore, it is an ideal starting cheese.
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