The Huffington Post asked me about Norwegian food culture, food trends and regional eats.
“If someone had told me five years ago that I would have a farm in South Africa, I probably would have laughed it off with a line from an old Willie Dixon blues song, “I look like a farmer, but I’m a lover.”
Simply put, it is the most useful cookbook you’ll probably never cook from.
Whats my favorite cheese, whats my weirdest cheese experience and who was the most inspirational chef during my childhood?
Kitchen of light – New Scandinavian Cooking is my exploration of Scandinavian food and culture.
For three years I traveled around the Indian Ocean, following the old spice route – looking for where flavor was born.
Each summer is the same: Pretend that I am a farmer on my family farm in Southern Norway. And hope that the Nordic weather is kind to me and my plants..
If it can be grilled, it will be grilled.
I sometimes introduce myself as a “nomadic farmer”. It is not quite correct, but as in all exaggerations there is an element of truth in the statement.
Curiosity about food is like hunger. It can´t be satisfied for more than a few hours at a time. My passion for food is about the food I make and eat, but also about the food I eat while traveling, and the people making it. It´s about history, how food have shaped us culturally and as human beings. It´s about the food shaping our future. But most of all its about the food we eat toget