A dinner party with a difference

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A dinner party with a difference

In the late 1960s, some dairy cows on the Birkemosegaard Farm in northwest Zealand wandered into an adjacent field and…

Food Fever Fest

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Food Fever Fest

Forget Tivoli Gardens. Never mind the Little Mermaid. If there’s one thing any visitor to Copenhagen should do these days,…

Doggy style

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Doggy style

When readers of Danish newspaper Berlingske’s AOK website recently voted for their favourite Copenhagen street food, the award went to…

A Haven for creative expression

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A Haven for creative expression

For the past two decades, Grammy-nominated band The National has filled the airwaves with its melancholic indie-tunes and poetic lyrics…

Raising the Barr

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Raising the Barr

  You have to admire a restaurant that sets out its priorities so clearly from the get-go. At Barr, which…

“You have to learn to control anxiety – to be friends with it”

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“You have to learn to control anxiety – to be friends with it”

Paul Cunningham is head chef at Henne Kirkeby Kro, a 200-year-old inn in western Jutland that won its first Michelin…

Noma’s legacy leaves foodies mad about Copenhagen

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Noma’s legacy leaves foodies mad about Copenhagen

No more Noma, then. Copenhagen’s ground-breaking restaurant served its final meal in February in anticipation of its planned relocation to…

Tasty local food for weekend warriors

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Tasty local food for weekend warriors

After the dark winter months, Danes are clearly eager to heed the call of the lengthening days and warmer sunlight….

“People think insects are really exotic, but there are edible insects even in Scandinavia”

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“People think insects are really exotic, but there are edible insects even in Scandinavia”

Soy sauce made with grasshoppers, “chocolate” produced using fermented peas, and an award-winning gin made using ants – these are…

Time for the ‘City of Smiles’ to shine

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Time for the ‘City of Smiles’ to shine

When considering the cultural, architectural and gastronomic experiences that Denmark has to offer, it can be all too easy to…

Get Stuck In – VeVe Voom

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Get Stuck In – VeVe Voom

When the Guardian assessed the options for vegetarian travellers three years ago, Denmark scored poorly. “Any bustling city with a…

Refugee children inspire a new Danish cookbook

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Refugee children inspire a new Danish cookbook

When brother-in-laws Steven Achiam and Brendan Killeen held Christmas with their families last year, they were joined by a special…

What is good animal welfare?

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What is good animal welfare?

Consumers have become increasingly concerned about animal welfare in recent years, especially in regards to pigs. One of Denmark’s most…

The Italian takeover

Posted by on Nov 29, 2016 in Uncategorized | No Comments
The Italian takeover

The New Nordic kitchen isn’t dead yet, but it’s certainly taking a beating. “Thanks to the countless wannabes who have…

Get Stuck In – Bror

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Get Stuck In – Bror

“The penis took around two years to put on the menu,” says Samuel Nutter as he darts around the kitchen…

All about Aarhus

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All about Aarhus

Legend has it that when the city of Århus decided to refresh its brand, marketing men told the city elders…

Dine, scoff and munch you way through Denmark’s gastro scene

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Dine, scoff and munch you way through Denmark’s gastro scene

Foodies looking to broaden their horizons should block out their diary in the dog days of summer. Now in its…

An ambitious food waste experiment succeeds at Roskilde Festival

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An ambitious food waste experiment succeeds at Roskilde Festival

In 2014, Peter Haugelund approached the Roskilde Festival with an ambitious plan — to end food waste at the festival….

Get stuck in – The Amazing Pig-Out

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Get stuck in – The Amazing Pig-Out

Among the highlights of writer Michael Pollan’s recent Netflix series Cooked was his foray into the world of whole-hog barbecue….

Get stuck in – Bornholm

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Get stuck in – Bornholm

If you’re heading to Bornholm this summer, forget your bucket and spade – these days you’re better off packing a…