Author Archives: foodytwoshoes

https://foodytwoshoes.com/

Tales from an Urban Farmyard in Copenhagen

Here’s a story about some chickens that came before the eggs… Once upon a time A couple of years ago when friends visiting from Ireland suggested that we get some hens for our small, urban back yard, I just laughed and thought they were mad. They sowed a seed though and one year later Mr. […]

Christmas, Cocktails and an Underground Evening

I’ve never exactly seen myself as the bartender type, but when given the chance recently at The Union bar here in Copenhagen, I felt quite at home. I was invited, along with 19 other food bloggers, to take part in the Ballantine’s Christmas Reserve Whisky Workshop. The Union has that authentic speakeasy feel – it’s […]

Spicy Pumpkin Soup with Pan-Fried Carrot Strips

Halloween has always been celebrated in a big way in Ireland, where I come from. When I was growing up it was more about dressing up, spooking each other, playing games such as apple bobbing rather than today’s popular ‘trick or treating’. Irish folklore has strong links with Halloween, which is said to be linked with […]