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  • Rugbrøds chips – Simply Danish Living

    Anya Jensen 13th June 2016

    If there is one food I recall from my childhood, it is rye bread. In Denmark, we are literally brought up on it from an early age. Rye bread is yummy. There I have said it. I absolutely love the sourdough flavour, and to tell you…

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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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  • Arty Birthday party at Louisiana art museum

    Anya Jensen 9th June 2016

    My oldest daughter turned 10 a few weeks ago, and in Denmark, you usually celebrate with your family, as well as your classmates. You either pick to host the party for everyone, or all of the girls (or boys) in your class, and that way…

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  • Copenhagen Flea market guide

    Anya Jensen 6th June 2016

    I love the summer season and all the fantastic flea markets around. Visiting flea markets has been a passion of mine for a long time, and now my daughters are getting involved as well. The girls tend to look for 2nd hand preloved toys, accessories, and clothes –…

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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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  • Green smoothie to kickstart your day

    Anya Jensen 31st May 2016

    I am one of the people who have difficulty eating anything in the morning, and around 10 o’clock, I usually start feeling tired, hungry and sometimes even dizzy. So now I have started making green smoothies to kickstart my day, and I tell you –…

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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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  • Copenhagen MINIGUIDE

    Anya Jensen 24th May 2016

     Today I wanted to share a list of the sights I recommend If you are ever visiting my amazing capital Copenhagen. These are what one would call ‘Tourist attractions, but to be honest, it doesn’t make them any less attractive: TOURIST must sees: Tivoli – The oldest…

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