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Feed me mother

People say that Italian food is all about an ingenious use of really good ingredients, and we try to keep to that sentiment. David is Roman and is passionate about what is correct and what is not, and we all bow to him on this. Authentic Carbonara, with guanciale, not bacon. And who mentioned cream?! The right temperature for Porchetta? Lukewarm apparently. White lasagne?? He puts us straight.

Every morning begins by firing up the oven with fresh wood to roast vegetables for the antipasti and to cook our daily specials. A couple of rustic all-in-one dishes that are made, devoured, and gone. Our idea is to stick to restaurant basics. Simple, direct, homey food, cooked with love.

 
 
 
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Seawater

That was the starting point. Gathering around the fire, cooking with it, sharing, feeling whatever relight makes you feel when you see it through the woods.
Making fire the essential element of our kitchen (we naturally o offer much more than that) they immediately thought of marring the pizza – the Napolitan sourdough pizza also called “mother dough”.

From this we can explain Nick & David’s “everything is home-made”- approach, “obsessive” research for primary ecological ingredients and the e efforts that they put into finding, negotiating, transporting and, eventually, transforming directly sourced ingredients. Or when we do not find the ingredients of the right quality, we produce them ourselves – for instance did you try our burrata and mozzarella made of local ecological milk?

Since September 2016 our pizzas have been made with seawater, which – due to its high mineral content – is an even tastier and healthier way to cook and bake than with the use of normal water and salt.

 
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The style is from Naples- arguably the benchmark for all pizza – a thin base with a puffed-up pillowy edge, blistered from the intense heat of the wood-fired oven. The centre remains a little soft. The Neapolitan way of eating a slice into fold or roll it.

The dough is based on a leaven of natural yeasts which gives it several benefits; a long proving time develops complexity of flavour, the gluten in the wheat is broken down to make a much more digestible and appetising pizza, and the crust itself has a characteristic sourdough tang and a chewy quality that is very moreish. Later in the day we intensify the heat for cooking Mother’s sourdough pizzas. The sourdough is a creature, something wild. You don’t own it you think you might but actually it owns you.Think about having a leopard as a pet. And that is our Mother.

 
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Mother restaurants wine list is unique, kind of a micro-list really, using only a handful of high quality italian producers that we know personally. Importing direct means the quality level is very high with exceptional value because we have no middle man.

 

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Our customers know what to wear when coming to Mother!

Maybe our new staff uniforms?
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Here’s a glimpse of our Primo: ‘Cacio e Pepe’ - part of the new Regional Menu.

Starting with this evening, the new Regional Menu is available. Just ask our waiters and they will explain it verbally and from tomorrow you will find it on our white boards.
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Vegetarian dish of the day: Baked aubergine served with chickpea salad and rucola.
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Dish of the day: Fusilli with broccoli, prosciutto cotto, mushrooms and parsley
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No fancy text here: everything is so simple ! Sunday = Brunch !

Our brunch is on from 11 until 15!
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Looks like the weather is in the favor of those looking for a late dinner.

Our terrace is heated up, inside the restaurant the pizza oven keeps us warm and the kitchen is open until midnight tonight.
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What a sunny Saturday morning, perfect to go out and have a brunch ! Our freshly sliced selection of Italian meats are waiting on our wooden table to be taken outside on the terrace.

And to make it more interesting, Gabor Bolla accompanied by his saxophone and his band will entertain our customers during the brunch.
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There is still plenty of time for Aperitivo alla Milanese until 6pm! People are enjoying it already! 
And from 8pm the DJ Mikael is playing! 🎵 @mother_cph #motherrestaurant #sourdough #seawaterpizza #goodfoodforeveryone #motherdemocratizegoodfood #kødbyen #cph #mother_cph
Vegetarian dish of the day: Tagliatelle with chanterelle and porcini mushrooms, parmesan and fresh parsley
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Pizza of the day: White pizza with mozzarella, parmesan, aubergine, spæk, rucola, chili and wallnuts
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Our monthly FREE wine tasting is coming up this Thursday @mother_wine - the 14th, Valentine’s Day. What better way to celebrate the most romantic evening of the all, than gather around a nice selection of bubbles or “vino frizzante”? We are on from 5-7pm 🥂 Bring your favorite person and we open some of our favorite bottles! Sign up: wine@mother.dk - see you there! 💫 #winetasting #freewinetasting #bubbles #prosecco #vinofrizzante #mother_wine #themotherfamily