Hi fellow amateur bakers!
Im a 28yrs. old MA student (Politics and Public Affaris) and a mother of a 16mts. old toddler. I live en Odense a larger city in the kingdom of Denmark.
I live in Raleigh, NC and also enjoy baking - mainly bread, but some sweets too. I am sure you will find this site very welcoming and helpful in all areas of baking. I am sure people would like to know what type of baking you like and maybe what your favorite item is to bake.
Fondant cakes, pies/tarts, eclairs/cheaux pastry, pita's, burgers, sausage rools, dinner rools, croissants, pizzas, pirogs ... I am very trained in pastries :D
Sounds like you are a real baker - that list makes me very hungry ... especially eclairs, I love them. I am sure you will find this site helpful and you will also bring your knowledge of baking to share with others. That is what is so nice about this forum - people are knowledgable and very willing to share their knowledge and experience in a very encouraging manner.
Best of luck and keep expanding your baking list.
thank you - I already feel at home and very eager to get started on the many new recipies.
The trick on the eclairs is not to be tempted to open the oven door. Then the pastry will collapse. There are - as usual - exellent how to's on youtube !
Welcome to the site moma. It sounds like you have your hands full at home. I look forward to seeing your work, especially your pastry.
Welcome Moma. I hope you will share some grandmother recipes with us. My grand children live in Aahus so we visit Danmark as often as we can. I love the bakeries!
you just tell me if youre looking for something in particular? :)
I posted a suggestion for fastelavns boller the other day. Look in the forum for pastries, cookies etc. - a guy asking about sweet dougs.
Being originally from Hamburg, I have been in Odense many times, spent all my childhood summers in Denmark, and went there with my children, too.
My fondest memories of Danish baking are the fresh rolls we picked up every morning from the Købmand, especially the Tebirkes, and, also, the pastry (very different from what is called "Danish) in the US.
Karin (now in Maine, home of blueberries and lobsters)