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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:


6th September 2009

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Applekor

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7 months ago #9435123        
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Food fills the void of empty-promises that our country gives us.

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Amartni

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2 months ago #9491108        
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Oooo that looks good, Denmark.



5 months ago #9464892        
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What you described sounds delicious..........



Lys123

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7 months ago #9438607        
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In sweden we have smörgåstårta, maybe those two are related?

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madameriverotter

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7 months ago #9436928        
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In my Family getting together for meals was not only because we were on the farm but for socially. My Great-Grandmother had 10-16 of us around the table every day for luncheon which Grandmother continued and my Mama until we came off the farm.
Food isn't just fuel; it's Family.



12 months ago #9394595        
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Usually if I go to a restaurant in the USA the meals are usually enough for at least two... then we just bring leftovers home for the next day :D



25 days ago #9500050        
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in Indonesia, the food isn't piled upwards, it's piled sideways. XD (AKA the portion of a dish is beaten by the variety of dishes available)
We don't pile food, we pile SPICES!! (seriously the food here can be so spicy you can feel it sting your eyes and nose, even the pretty tame Javan sambals can be quite unbearable for foreigners.)



1 month ago #9497514        
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You say it's a lot but a lot of people here complain it's too little



3 months ago #9481257        
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In the US, such a thing is called smorgasbord.

It has also become a term for a large, messy collection of things, such as (he has a smorgasbord of different video games)

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EryMax

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My dad and I went to Denmark and Germany from Sweden, we stopped in Denmark for one thing and that was to buy curry herring.



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