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You Scream, I Scream, We ALL Scream for Greenlandic Ice Cream

You might initially think that Greenlanders have enough ice around them to want to make ice cream – but you’d be wrong! And you’d be doubly convinced after having tasted ...

Baked Cod in Potato & Leak Soup, A Recipe from Royal Greenland

Taken from Royal Greenland Recipes Ingredients 4 pcs. cod fillets butter Salt and pepper 400 g of potato 2 leeks 3 shallots 8 cups chicken broth  1 cup cream 1 ...

Cultural, Authentic Herbs from Kvann Kompagniet

When the Vikings traveled the North Atlantic, over 1000 year ago, they relied on the local herb angelica, with its high content of Vitamin C, to prevent them dying of ...

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Want a Taste of Greenland? – Go to a Kaffemik

A ‘kaffemik’ is actually a Danish word for a Greenlandic social gathering around a cup of coffee. Although Greenlanders are particularly keen coffee-drinkers, it is not the coffee itself that is the centre of attention, but instead the chance to get together and exchange news and indulge in small-talk about everything under the sun. At [...]

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Sea Urchins

INGREDIENTS 8 whole eggs 8 sea urchin roes Salt Pepper 40g butter Young carrot leaves Chives chopped Chervil Young celery leaf Method Whisk the eggs and season In a frying pan, add the butter and scramble the eggs. Half way through add the urchin roes and cook. Serve back in the clean sea urchin shells [...]

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Celery X 3: Puree, Crudite & Fried, a Recipe from Royal Greenland

  Taken from Royal Greenland Recipes   Ingredients 2 stalks of celery 2.5 cups heavy cream 1 sprig of thyme 3 cloves garlic 1 lemon 0.5 tbsp olive oil 1 bunch of chives 1 tablespoon butter Salt and pepper Directions Peel all the celery Cut half of the celery into very thin slices on a [...]

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Honey from Greenland

On the shelves on the Blue Ice Café you’ll notice charming little pots of “Grønlandsk Honning,” or Greenlandic honey. With its distinct fragrance of Greenlandic wildflowers, this honey has a real taste of Greenland.   The nectar is gathered primarily from willow, wild thyme, bellflowers, fireweed and angelica. You can also buy it at the Qaqortoq [...]

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Visit Greenthumbs at the Greenhouse in Narsaq

In 2010, a Greenhouse opened in Narsaq in South Greenland.  The goal was to show that gardening in an arctic climate is possible, and in fact offers an attractive solution to importing from overseas.  Despite the low temperatures in the Arctic, sunny days are a-plenty, and therefore renewable energy and solar energy in particular are [...]

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Angelica is a herb that is fairly well known in Northern Europe. The Vikings relied on its high Vitamin C content to keep away scurvy.  The angelica that grows on the edge of an arctic area like South Greenland, has a unique and delicate flavour that is found nowhere else in the world as a [...]

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Greenlandic Coffee

A glass of Greenlandic coffee usually consists of the following: 2 cl whisky (0.676 fl. oz.) 2 cl Kahlúa (0.676 fl. oz.) 2 cl Grand Marnier (0.676 fl. oz.) Approx. 1 dl hot coffee (3.38 fl. oz.) Whipped cream But how do all these ingredients go together? Here, we made a movie for you:

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