Simply hygge

  • STEVNS KLINT

    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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  • Summerloving -and the living is easy

    Anya Jensen 4th August 2017

    We spent a few days in the Summerhouse this summer, and we had so much fun. The weather was ‘4 seasons in one day’, but it didn’t matter, as we just dressed accordingly.  The summer this year has hardly been present. It is actually the…

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  • Elderflower Cordial

    Anya Jensen 29th June 2017

    One thing I adore about Summer is the amazing smell from the Elderflower trees. The scent is almost intoxicating and perfumey and so is the flavour. I always wanted to make elderflower cordial, so I gave it a go with a recipe my Grandmother once…

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  • Easiest Ice dessert ever

    Anya Jensen 27th June 2017

    When it is summer, Ice-cream has to be on the menu. Right!! At least that is what my kids say, and I reluctantly agree. One ice-cream dessert we often make is pineapple surprise as we dubbed it. It is one of the most delicious desserts on…

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  • FRILANDSMUSEET Denmark

    Anya Jensen 13th June 2017

    Every year our extended family meet for the annual summer picnic at the FRILANDS MUSEUM – ‘The Open Air Museum’, just outside Copenhagen. It is a stunning place, and it feels like you enter a different world of rural architecture, buildings, artifacts, and farm animals,  which gives you a…

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