The past weekend was an opportunity for us to slow down and recharge after the busy Christmas period. We started out slow, with pancakes and family time at home before setting out to discover a little nature in the local marshes en route to our favourite bookshop, “Books and Company” in Hellerup. I bought a new recipe book – Scandinavian Green by Trine Hahnemann, which I highly recommend to anybody looking for a beautiful, no-nonsense collection of wholesome, non-pretentious meals. Whilst in Hellerup we paid a quick visit to the sea to have a chilly winter dip in the ocean before heading home.(more…)
Many years ago I, for a couple of seasons, tended to a compact vegetable garden in the back yard of our rental property in Brixton. For a couple of months we periodically ate carrots, potatoes, peppers, tomatoes, courgettes and more from the neat little plants sprouting from a range of containers in the garden. Fast forward nearly 12 years and I find myself with even less space to work with, but I’m enjoying watching a range of veggie plants grow on our balcony here in sunny Copenhagen.