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Oulala from Fjällbacka

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Fjallbacka is a charming coastal village nestled between the cliffs and the sea. Walking along the port bordered by colourful houses is lovely. In fact, Ingrid Bergman chose to live here. She took sailing lessons here so that she could go out to sea and navigate between the dozens of islands and islets that are dotted across the horizon in Fjallbacka. Just like Ingrid Bergman, Ulla (pronounced “oula” like “oulala” she tells us) also prefers admiring the village from the sea. We met Ulla outside the library in the village, and after chatting to her she invited us aboard her little boat for a trip along the bay. Despite the wind and rain, we couldn’t turn down the opportunity. Here we are on Ulla’s boat admiring the village with its houses and cliffs. To warm back up after this delightful but damp experience, Ulla invited us to her house for a cup of tea. So we followed her! With a pot of tea and some rosemary biscuits we met her husband Sven. Ulla is a …

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Island sausage

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Susanne welcomed us to Fanø island with open arms. Originally from an island further east of Denmark, she settled on Fanø 12 years ago and is a community nurse for this island district. As we entered through her garden gate, she asked that we close it securely behind us because the deer adore her plants and other edible delights. Today, Susanne will teach us how to cook a typical Danish dish and dessert. Kold kartoffel salat & pølser Translation: sausages and cold potato salad Ingredients – 1 onion, løg – 800 g new potatoes, små kartoffel – 250 g crème fraîche – 100 ml liquid yoghurt – chives, chopped, purløg – sunflower oil, solsikke olie – butcher’s choice sausages, slagter pølser Recipe Instructions – Boil the potatoes in advance and allow them to cool and harden – Finely grate the onion – Cut potatoes into thin strips – Mix the crème fraîche, yoghurt, and chives. Then add the potatoes and mix carefully. Season as needed. – In a hot frying pan, brown the sausages in a neutral …

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