Culinary specialties on Bornholm

Cheese
Bornholm is most known for its exceptional smoked fish and its signature dish, Sun over Gudhjem. Other must-try foods include blue cheese, rye biscuits, rape oil and fat Bornholm roosters.

Smoking traditions

There is a long tradition of delicious smoked fish on the island, particularly herring, mackerel and salmon. Many of the smokehouses are still in use with the characteristic chimneys and tempting smoked scent.

Sun over Gudhjem

Sun over Gudhjem is a must-try delicacy, which consists of Bornholm-smoked herring with a raw egg yolk, chives and radish, served on freshly baked rye bread. Other specialities from the island include blue cheese, rye biscuits, rape oil and fat Bornholm roosters.

Further reading

Read more about Bornholm.

Read more about Danish food.

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