• D.I.Y conker animals

    Anya Jensen 10th October 2017

    In addition to fruits and berries, autumn also means conkers! When the horse chestnut trees start to drop their prickly green fruits we go out and collect as many as we can. The children love peeling off the skin and finding a shiny brown conker…

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  • A visit to the pumpkin farm

    Anya Jensen 5th October 2017

    Since I moved back to Denmark (some 10 years ago) the tradition of Halloween has gone from an unknown tradition, to one of the most popular holidays every year. We never used to get all dressed up, or go ‘trick or treating’ as children ourselves, but…

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  • Chevy chocolate chip cookies

    Anya Jensen 25th September 2017

    When I was younger, if I were to choose between a savory, or sweet dish I would almost always pick something savory. Now I am not so sure. In fact, my taste buds have changed, and the things I love have changed too. Maybe it…

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  • The Autumn picnic

    Anya Jensen 18th September 2017

    I first started really getting into picnicking when I lived in London. There was nothing better than popping into Marks & Spencers and stocking up on yummy crusty bread, charcuterie, fruit and the obligatory pink lemonade – or bottle of wine. I still love a…

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    Anya Jensen 16th September 2017

    As you might have gathered by now, I am a bit of an explorer. Some might say I have ants in my pants, and to be honest, it is probably true, and I am kinda proud of it. You see, I try to teach the…

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  • Gammeldags Æblekage – Danish no-bake applecake

    Anya Jensen 15th September 2017

    This recipe is one we have always used in my family, and one I always go back to. Proper ‘Old Fashioned Danish Apple cake’ is actually Apple sauce – chunky or not – mixed with lots of yummy stuff. Basically our old fashioned Apple cake…

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  • Gathering mushrooms

    Anya Jensen 13th September 2017

    In the middle of autumn, there is nothing cozier than to go to the woods, armed with buckets, and a mushroom book that tells you which ones are edible and which ones to avoid. It is very hyggeligt looking through your pickings and figuring out…

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  • Simply Hygge Magazine – The Danish edition.

    Anya Jensen 11th September 2017

    Today I have launched the latest issue of my online magazine – Simply Hygge Magazine. This time it is all about Denmark and some of the lovely places we have here. It is the fourth edition and there is so much to share about Denmark…

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  • Crabfishing

    Anya Jensen 9th September 2017

    One of the most hyggelige activities I can remember taking part in as a kid was crab fishing. In seaside towns you’ll see hoards of children hanging on the jetties with a fishing net, or a piece of string, trying to catch crabs. It takes…

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  • Selinevej flower field Copenhagen

    Anya Jensen 26th August 2017

    A few years ago, the Cherry blossom alley on Bispebjerg Kirkegård became an Instagram sensation, and ended up with people travelling from afar, just to be part of the pink cherry blossom extravaganza. This year Copenhagen has found a new obsession. A wild flower field…

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