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Bornholm offers gourmet dining at its best. The rocky island in the Baltic is famous for its gourmet cuisine based on fresh, local ingredients.
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If you are visiting Bornholm in search of gastronomic delights, you have come to the right place. The obvious thing to do, of course, is find what you enjoy most – but there’s so much to choose from: e.g. fresh-smoked herring eaten at a smokehouse bench, a gourmet dinner at sunset in an exclusive restaurant, local beer, a piece of exquisite homemade chocolate or perhaps delicious ice-cream.
But you can also explore the larger gastronomic landscape of Bornholm. In gardens and on trees you will find the most exotic fruits in Denmark, including figs and mulberries, which benefit from the warmth of the rocks. Bornholm’s farmers supply the raw ingredients for sublime gastronomic experiences. Products that chefs from near and far use in their dishes. Businesses on Bornholm make prize-winning cheese, meat products, chocolate, ice cream, rapeseed oil, flour, bread, biscuits and much, much more .… and then there are plenty of opportunities to enjoy fish on Bornholm. Not just smoked herring, but also cod, salmon and other specialities. If you’re lucky, you can still buy fresh fish on the quayside.
On Bornholm you can experience the chef’s competition Sol over Gudhjem, which is a duel of world class gastronomy at the end of June, where celebrity chefs compete at Gudhjem Harbour on Bornholm to make tasty dishes using Bornholm produce.
Gourmet from Bornholm is being exported. Businesses on Bornholm is doing world champion cheese, pork products, chocolate, ice cream, rapeseed oil, flour, bread, biscuits, dairy products, and much more. Fortunately, it is not only the people from Bornholm, who have discovered the high quality that exists in the Bornholm products – the Bornholm delights have also been an export product. But don’t worry! There is enough for all who come to Bornholm.
The modest size of Bornholm makes it possible to taste all the delicacies, while you are visiting the island. At the same time, the island’s size makes it easy to put a name of the locations and the people, where and from whom the local raw ingredients are grown, processed and used.