Last Updated on 8 Maret 2021 by Joko Yugiyanto
If you want to travel to a country that is rich in traditional culinary delights, then Denmark is the best choice. They have a number of traditional culinary delights that are abundant and provide a different experience for those who visit.
Among the many types of Danish traditional food delights, there are some that are worldwide. No exception, they have entered the country and have undergone a series of modifications or more precisely cultural acculturation.
Call it a ‘perkedel’, this potato snack has also existed in a country known for its snow since several centuries earlier. In Denmark we will find Frikadeller which uses the main ingredient of meat and looks like fried meatballs.
Characteristics of Danish Traditional Food
The first Characteristics of Danish Traditional Food, of course, will be dominated by ingredients from pork and apples. Understandably this country is one of the largest pork producers in the world.
Naturally, in various treats this material will always appear. Moreover, this country is predominantly non-Muslim and they are used to eating pork.
In addition, the best cheeses are produced from this country. Don’t get bored if you add ingredients from cow’s milk.
They have since ancient times been more accustomed to preserving food by salting, soaking wine vinegar and drying.
It is different from our country or to many other countries which are dominant with smoking or freezing.
Strong Vegetarian Culture
Although this country is one of the largest pork producers in the world, they also have a strong culture of eating vegetables. Not only for additional salads or sandwiches but also paired with other culinary delights.
The soup they produce is different from other countries. Where Denmark has a soup with a sweet taste instead of sweet and sour. This is most likely because apples are used as the main ingredient resulting in a strong sweet taste.
Especially for those of you who are Muslim when visiting Denmark and want to eat at a restaurant. It’s a good idea to ask the details of what ingredients are used.
Do not let the food arrive and fail to eat it because it contains pork. What is certain is they provide a variety of Danish traditional food delights that have been modified so that everyone can consume them.