“Come to my house, my mother will make a traditional Danish supper for you! I just have to call her first”. This generous invitation came from a young twenty-something lady we met on the train from Copenhagen to Aarhus. In the three-and-a-half-hour journey, we struck up a conversation, mostly talking about food. (Although she also admitted she once invited a total stranger to their house, who ended up staying with them for six months. Apparently this was something she did often.) My husband and I were hesitant to intrude on a family’s meal. But she insisted that we would be welcomed and fed heartily.
Alas, it was not to be, as the young lady was unable to contact her mother before the train reached our destination. (Or, perhaps her mother refused to feed more strangers, for fear that we, too would take up semi-permanent residence in her home). We did, however walk away with some restaurant recommendations. This included what she swore was one of the best bakeries in ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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