Cookbook from Western Jutland

The book "Vestjyske Livretter - en samtalekogebog" has just been released. In the book, eight well-known Danes visit eight different restaurants in Western Jutland for a talk about life and favorite foods, and they cook their favorite dishes.

The book is published by Madlandet i vest, which is supported by the European Union through the European Fund for Rural Development and the Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Fisheries and Central Denmark Region. Profits from sales of the book go to Culinary Heritage Western Jutland.

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Cookbook from Western Jutland

During the summer the initiative "Madlandet i vest" and members of Regional Culinary Heritage Western Jutland has worked together with Haukrogh Communication and photographer Pia Enghild on a cookbook from Western Jutland.

Through conversations with eight well-know Danes the book tells the story of food and products from the area.

Visits to the local producers and preperation of the celebraties' favorite dishes in eight different restaurants are essential parts of the storytelling.

The book "Vestjyske livretter - en samtalekogebog" will be released in October 2013.

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International honor for Stauning Whisky

In Stauning they have a reason to be proud. An international jury declared Stauning Young Rye the best rye in this years tasting.

Stauning Whisky sent two bottles for review in the International Review of Spirits Competition, and both bottles did impressively well. Stauning Young Rye got 96 out of 100 points, while Stauning Single Malt Peated 2nd Edition got 93 points.

Congratulations to Stauning Whisky.

» Read the news on Stauning Whisky's website

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A taste of West Jutland

Come and stimulate your senses on a gastronomic tour of West Jutland. Experience the authentic atmosphere. Taste delicious Jutland products. Hear about all the various skills and techniques. And meet the chef, Casper Frederiksen, who will guide you through the preparation of tasty meals, which you can also make at home. All the guided tours run from 9.00 am to approx. 9.00 pm, starting and finishing at UCH, Døesvej 76 in Holstebro. We assemble at the main entrance. Please contact VisitHolstebro ph. +45 9611 7080

Family tours 2013:

Adults Tours 2013

Contact Visit Holstebro on telephone +45 9611 7080

» Brochure on the tours: "A taste of West Jutland"

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30 members presented in the new folder

The palette of locally produced food and culinary experiences are presented in the new folder, which also has a map showing the way to the various producers, farm shops and eateries with local on the menu.

You will find the folder when you visit the members of Regional Culinary Heritage Jutland or you can see it electronically via the link below.

» Regional Culinary Heritage Jutland folder 2013

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Meet the producers at Scandinavias largest holiday fair

Meet Culinary Heritage Western Jutland and some of our members at Scandinavias largest holiday fair: Ferie for Alle in Herningthe 22nd - 24th of February. Learn about the local products and taste the beer, beef, fish and try the bison.

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Culinary Heritage Western Jutland gift boxes

Culinary Heritage Western Jutland presents new gift boxes with a rustic look and of course the Culinary Heritage logo.
The boxes are very well suited when you wish to give local products as a gift for a reception or a hostess gift.

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Use the new app as your personal guide

Culinary Heritage Western Jutland presents an app for Iphones and Android smart phones. Search for "Regional Madkultur Vestjylland" and use the app as a guide to find the producers and restaurants in the Western part of Denmark. The app is available in Danish, German and English.

» Download the app!

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Fish Day 4th of August

Fish Day in Thyborøn – in august there are lots of activities and entertainment in the town, at the harbour and at Thyborøn Fish Auction Centre. Among other things, you can experience the very lively fish auctions, let your children try a bobsleigh run (sized for children), or an obstacle court, take a boat trip from the harbour, and hear the local folk group “Tørfisk” give it all they’ve got on the stage. Lots of special fish courses are served. In 2012 the Fish Day is on the 4th of August.

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Fish auction in Thyborøn during Summer

Fish auctions – experience the good old-fashioned fish auction. At the Fish Auction Centre at Thyborøn Harbour , you can buy fresh fish for your dinner table every Wednesday in July and August from 11 to 12 a .m. . In Thyborøn, fish are normally sold via the internet, but the old method is revived to give you a unique opportunity to witness the auctioneer swinging fish, figures and money.

The auction is held on the following days:
16. May
4. July
11. July
18. July
25. July
1. August

At 11am - sharp!

Place: Thyborøn Fiskeauktions Center, Port 7, 7680 Thyborøn.

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New members

Three new members from the Municipality of Herning was welcomed in Culinary Heritage Western Jutland

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11 new members were officially welcomed by their mayor

In November 2010, Culinary Heritage Western Jutland welcomed the first 11 members.

Three of the members are restaurants: Kræs Café & Restaurant, Restaurant Sandgaarden and Westergaards Hotel. The other eight new members are small-scale producers of wine, beer, meat, fish, vegetables and ice cream: Fjordens Bryghus, Staby Ismejeri, Højgaardens Kød og Pålæg, Kræmmergaard, Venø Lam and Kartofler, Johs. Jensen Fiske- og Muslingeeksport, Brage Vin and Lindbjerg Økoged.

In each of the four municipalities where the new members come from, their membership was celebrated with a ceremony where the four different mayors congratulated the members and handed over the enamel signs.

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