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Istanbul

By Carolyn Eddie | Mar 22, 2019 | 0 Comments
Beautiful Pottery!

One the most fabulous things about living in Copenhagen is all the ‘places you can go’, and how quickly you can travel to somewhere completely different. A few weeks ago, we went to Istanbul, where East meets West, a city of Turkish Baths, Turkish Delight […]

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Black Cats, Pancakes and Mardi Gras

By Carolyn Eddie | Mar 3, 2019 | 4 Comments
Shrove Tuesday Pancakes

Cats in a Barrel and Pancakes Today is Fastelavn, the Danish holiday where children dress up and the whole nation eats sticky buns. Can’t wait! Fastelavn always falls on the Sunday before Lent, so is kind of the Danish version of Mardi Gras, without all […]

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The Hamptons Revisited and Billionaire Shortbread

By Carolyn Eddie | Jan 13, 2019 | 13 Comments
Me and Ina!!!!

The Hamptons Revisited and Billionaire Shortbread Two summers ago, I spent a lovely few days visiting my dear friend Denise in East Hampton. I wrote about that visit in my, oh so wittily titled, ‘Life is a Beach’ post. Last summer, on a short trip back […]

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Cooking Classes in Copenhagen

By Carolyn Eddie | Dec 20, 2018 | 0 Comments

If, like me, you find yourself frantically trying to buy those last few presents and have missed the delivery dates or simply run out of inspiration may I suggest a gift of one of the many new cooking classes which are now on offer in […]

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Christmas in Copenhagen

By Carolyn Eddie | Dec 5, 2018 | 20 Comments
Christmas in Copenhagen

Top Christmas things to do in Copenhagen It’s a busy time of year. I have just spent the evening baking another five dozen mince pies and making some Christmas cookies, but before I turn the lights out,  I just have to share my favourite things […]

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Easy Appetisers – Part Two

By Carolyn Eddie | Nov 29, 2018 | 0 Comments
prunes in bacon (devils on horseback)

qppetisers

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Thanksgiving

By Carolyn Eddie | Nov 20, 2018 | 3 Comments
Celebrate Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving 2018 Back ‘home’ in Connecticut this year! So excited to be doing all the usual stuff, coffee mornings, drinks, brunches, High School American Football and Thanksgiving dinner with family and friends. I am truly giving thanks to my dear friends Felicia and Marty who […]

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New Orleans White Chocolate Pain Perdue with Bourbon Caramel Sauce

By Carolyn Eddie | Nov 11, 2018 | 3 Comments
White Chocolate Bread Pudding

Comfort food! I recently visited Noma, which was a phenomenal experience you can read about here. However, by the end of the meal I was craving some comfort food. The next day, I was trying to think about my favourite restaurant meal, and what kept […]

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Welcome Group Consulting

By Carolyn Eddie | Nov 10, 2018 | 0 Comments

For my subscribers in Denmark!! 10% off Spouse Connect from Welcome Group Consulting My fabulous friend, Karey-Anne Duevang of Welcome Group Consulting, is offering a 10% discount to anyone who signs up for their new Spouse Connect courses launching on 12 November.  Use the code abfab10 […]

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Noma, probably the best restaurant in the world!

By Carolyn Eddie | Nov 9, 2018 | 14 Comments
Kitchen at Noma

Noma I remember reading an article, years ago, in the New York Times Sunday supplement, about this tiny restaurant on the outskirts of Copenhagen The restaurant was called Noma, from the Danish for Nordic (Nordisk) and food (mad) and had just been named  the World’s […]

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