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The Hallmarks of Danish Cuisine

logoDenmark has a rather homogenous cuisine. Cooking style here has changed over time and now exhibits a superb blend of indigenous characteristics with the exotic dining attributes of other nations. Danes accord great importance to traditional foods and people like consuming national dishes more than preparing new recipes from imported ingredients. Recently however, a distinction between traditional and modern Danish cuisine is very much noticeable.

food1Pickling and smoking are the predominant techniques of preparation. Foods prepared this way have better preservation qualities with time. Since the majority of these dishes are deficient of fresh vegetables and fruits, Danes especially prefer using such preparation methods...

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Stamp and Go Jamaica Salt Cod Fritters

This is a simple to make Jamaican salt cod dish. If you ever want to spice up your meal with a little Caribbean flare, this dish is perfect for that. Just make sure to start preparing it the day before you wish to serve it so that the salt cod has time to soak.

Ingredients

  • 8oz Salt cod
  • 1 cup Flour
  • 1 teaspoon Baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon Dried thyme
  • 3/4 cup Cold water
  • 1 egg
  • 1 small minced onion
  • 1 clove of garlic, minced
  • 1/2 hot pepper with the seeds and insides removed, minced
  • oil for frying

Place the salt cod in the bowl of cold water and let it sit in the refrigerator for at least 12 hours. You might want to leave it in over night and change the water once. After the salt cod has soaked in the water, drain the bowl and cover the salt cod again with fresh water...

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Miso Soup

Miso soup is a stable of Japanese cuisine. It is a simple, clear soup and it is very healthy! This recipe calls for scallions at the end but the scallions can easily be left out.


Ingredients:

miso soup

Dashi Stock Ingredients

  • 1 -2 tsp of sesame oil
  • 1/2 medium chopped onion
  • 1 diced celery stalk
  • 1 diced carrot
  • 1 minced garlic clove
  • 4 cups of water
  • 1.2 cup of dried shitake mushrooms
  • 2 tbsp of crumbled wakame
  • 1 piece of kombu
  • 1 tsp of minced ginger
  • a pinch of crushed red pepper

Saute the onion, celery, carrot and garlic in a pan with sesame oil. Saute until the onion is translucent. Next, add the rest of the ingredients and bring everything to a boil. Simmer for 15 more minutes. The dashi stock is complete. Now it is time to make the rest of the miso soup to add to the stock.

Miso Soup Ingredients

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