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Tall food is good food





 

Tall food is good food



Ah yes. Smørrebrød. Apparently the most famous part of the Danish kitchen.

For those who don’t know what that is, American’s usually translate it to “open sandwich” even though the direct translation would be “buttered bread”. Basically you take a thin slice of bread (can be white or dark, though smørrebrød with white bread is seen as children’s food) and put thin slices of...whatever you want really on top of it. It is then eaten with knife and fork, because the whole thing can get so tall that it would fall apart if you tried to lift it off the plate. Often the topping completely hides the bread underneath.
This is what it looks like http://www.sst.dk/publ/publ1999/spisbedre/SUSBOP/Dokument/smorrebr.gif

We eat it all the freaking time. At home, work and even parties.
A popular version in my family is dark bread with curry-herring (which as the name suggest, is herring dipped in curry) with shrimps on top, and on top of that slices of egg, finally sprinkled with raw onion, chive, salt and pepper. It may sound awful, but don’t diss it till you’ve tried it. :XD:

But the American would no doubt win the eating contest anyway. I once went to a restaurant that served noting but American food, and my friend and I quickly agreed that we would have to share a meal that was supposed to be for one person. My god you people can eat a lot of food. :XD:

5th September 2009
 


667 Comments:
 
snowwolf

18 F
9 days ago #9132924      

bring it on Denmark.



13 days ago #9130461      

jeg elsker dansk mad :D



GeStaFFo

22 M
24 days ago #9122980      

Fuck yeah, Sildemadder FTW!



26 days ago #9121192      

Can't really speak for everyone. But I myself tend to eat once a day. If I'm lucky. So that one time I get to eat I will eat all I can.

But again, dats just me bros.



omnomnom

13 F
1 month ago #9110047      

on an American plane, I ate 1/5 a burger and apple slices and I was stuffed. now on planes, my family only orders vegan meals.



1 month ago #9108779      

Speaking as an American who is constantly mortified by my country, I have to say this is SO TRUE. At most restaurants, I can only eat 1/2-1/3 of a meal. I even order off the kids' menu at some places!

I'm so glad I discovered this comic today! I'm enjoying reading through these and learning more about Scandinavia. I found it interesting to learn that Finland isn't generally considered to be part of Scandinavia, because our history/geography books in the States always defined the region as Sweden, Norway, and Finland. Goes along with Americans not knowing anything about...well, any other countries.



1 month ago #9106416      

No America, Scandinavians don't eat like girls. They eat like normal human beings SHOULD eat, unlike you.



2 months ago #9091730      

@_@ Wow... It takes my entire family to finish a "kiddie serving" here in America... To think its physically possible to eat that much...



2 months ago #9085806      

We do eat a lot. Hell, I'm five foot and i can clean off a plate of baby back ribs, mashed potatoes and apparatus in ten minutes. Thats why were are all fat.



Hikki

21 F
2 months ago #9081005      

...wow...is there ANY vegetarian food in Denmark?



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