Edited to add: Originally this post was titled: “Kogning af min danske host familie”. Fortunately, I was informed that this actually means “Boiling my danish host family”, not exactly what I was going for… Anyways….
When I decided to live with a host family the only reservation I had was regarding cooking. I love to cook and I was worried that I wouldn’t be able to cook that much if I lived with a host family as opposed to living on my own. However, I am happy to report that has not been the case. In fact my host family loves when I cook for them and as a result, I’ve been cooking pretty regularly.
At first it was a bit difficult. All of the measurements are different, it can be hard to find certain ingredients, and I am cooking for a whole different group of people with very different taste buds. That being said, I am becoming more accustomed to the grocery stores here and have almost figured out all the measurements.
I thought it’d be fun to share some of the recipes I’ve made. So without further ado….
Roasted beet, arugula, walnut, red onion salad
Probably lost in thought, thinking about all the delicious food?!
In the next week or so my host father and I are going to make a danish soup- it sounds pretty involved, you cook the meat, then the vegetables, then a special sauce, and finally some type of biscuits. I’ll be sure to post all the details.
In the meantime, my host mom and I are about to bike to the library. I don’t think Greenland has a happening nightlife so I plan to load up on lots of books!