Back in Indonesia, we used to eat this type of cookies that we call butter cookies. That was the extent of our knowledge of Danish food until we went to Solvang.
Sure, there are many places that sells only desserts. It is only to be expected and they are simply exceptional. I had the best butter cookies and tea biscuits in a place called Olsen’s Danish Bakery. We had our first taste of æbleskiver, which are rounded Danish pancakes, in a place called Red Viking Restaurant. Another place specialized in Belgian waffles. You might want to ask: what is a Belgian waffle doing in a Danish village? Well, it turns out that Belgian waffles are not from Belgium, but from North America. Its presence in Solvang now makes more sense, doesn’t it?