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  • Chilled summer living in Copenhagen

    Anya Jensen 5th July 2016

    Even though the summer is having a bit of a laugh here in good old Denmark – by literally drenching us on a daily basis, I still love Summer and the long bright days, and mild and warm evenings ( if only it would only…

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  • Make your own Elderflower cordial

    Anya Jensen 11th June 2016

    I hadn’t tried elderflower cordial until I moved to London, and I can still remember the slightly perfumed flavour. I was instantly hooked but it wasn’t until I moved back home and recognised the scent one day that I recalled how much I actually liked it.…

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  • Rhubarb trifle

    Anya Jensen 2nd June 2016

    When I was small, one of my favourite things to do, was to go into my Grandmothers garden, head for the rhubarbs in the farthest corner, pick the reddest of all of the rhubarbs, swiftly washing it under the tap, and with the rhubarb in…

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  • Making the ordinary seem extraordinary!

    Anya Jensen 30th May 2016

    Some of you have recently asked me how I manage to pack so much ‘fun stuff’ into a busy week, where jobs, homework, parenting, cooking, cleaning – and all of the mediocre, daily tasks, tend to take over. This is where I am probably a bit…

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  • Snobrød – Danish open fire bread.

    Anya Jensen 27th May 2016

    As a child, one of the first experiences I had with making my own food was the popular ‘SNOBRØD’ – roughly translated as twisted bread.  It is basically bread on a stick, cooked over the open fire, and since you have cooked it all by…

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    Anya Jensen 26th May 2016

    Hello and a very warm welcome to my new blog SIMPLY DANISH LIVING. This blog has been on my mind for a while now, and I am more than excited to share it all with you. As some of you might know, I have been…

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  • The things that really matter

    Anya Jensen 15th May 2016

    When I was younger, I had the travelling bug and couldn’t get out of here fast enough. I finished school, and off I went to London – and ended up staying for 11 years, travelling all over the world, seeing everything. But every year I…

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  • Starting your urban garden

    Anya Jensen 14th May 2016

    I love this time of year where everything starts to sprout, and small flowers are popping up everywhere. We live in the city, but have our own small garden, where we love planting flowers, herbs and some vegetables. Now is the time to begin, so Audrey and…

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  • Springtime in the woods

    Anya Jensen 7th May 2016

    After a slow start to Spring here in Denmark; the sunshine returned with a vengeance and we have been basking in it for the long weekend. This Thursday, we went on a picnic with our fab friends and their daughters, and we walked through a…

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