Friday, March 6, 2009

The Copenhagen experience

Copenhagen means surprise snow in the morning after "sunny and clear" the day before. It means wearing wooley scarves and cashmere gloves (thanks to Jacque Wright) trying to catch a bus to the Copenhagen Outreach Center for young single adults without falling on the ice.
Copenhagen means fuzzy "Copenhagen hair" from static electricity and the misty rain that follows the wet snow. It also turns your face and nose red, like Jolly old St Nicholas.

There is nothing like pancakes, topped with fresh blueberries with Buttermilk syrup for breakfast. Both the Larsens and the Clarks prepared great breakfasts for us while we were in Copenhagen. Sister Larsen gave us abelskivers (round danish pancake balls) with this traditional syrup and the Clarks served us the pancake and fruit meal above.
Here is the Buttermilk Syrup Recipe:
1 cup sugar
1/2 cup melted butter
1/2 cup buttermilk
1. To the melted butter, add the sugar and buttermilk and stir.
2. Bring to a boil.
3. Remove from heat.
4. Add 1/2 teaspoons of baking soda.
1/2 teaspoons of vanilla
Store in a syrup bottle and serve warm or cool.
I haven't made my syrup yet but I am going to practice my waffle making because I have read that our Young Single Adults here in Odense- love waffles with buttermilk syrup. This is a great way to start, or end the day.

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