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Cake Parties in Southern Jutland Posted by on Jan 31, 2018

Sønderjylland – the southernmost part of Jutland – is known for its sønderjysk kaffebord (Southern Jutish ”coffee table”), a cake extravaganza made in heaven. I met two women with Sønderjylland roots, Ditte and Marie, for a talk about the unique tradition. M: Back in the day when the Prussians took over Sønderjylland, the Danes used…

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Talking about food Posted by on Jan 28, 2018

Mmm, lækkert! 🙂 People everywhere in the world like to eat mad (food) and talk about it, and Danes are certainly no exception! Eating together with natives can be a great opportunity to hone your language skills, so let’s take a look at some useful things to say uden mad i munden (”without food in…

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