Honest Cooking has produced a rather lovely iPad magazine (which won’t cost you a penny to download). It includes my rambling anecdote about eating dim sum in New York for a whole day (but don’t let that put you off – the pictures and graphics are really nice). Download the iPad magazine for free.
I wrote a piece for the Guardian’s fashion pages about the Kaffeslabberas collective, a group of ladies in their 80s who are producing knitwear for some of Denmark’s most celebrated designers.
I spent an afternoon with the ladies – eating cakes, drinking coffee and discussing life and knitting patterns – and thoroughly enjoyed every moment of it.
The Nordic Food Lab is the brilliant exploratory science/gastro laboratory set up by some of the guys behind the noma restaurant. In this video I did for the Guardian we get a tour of the house boat where culinary magic happens and go on a foraging mission around the fjords near Copenhagen. Click here to view the video.
He started off my writing the word ‘peace’ and ended off with a black eye. The story of Shepard Fairey’s visit to Copenhagen was full of controversy, fantastic art and misunderstandings. Here is an article I co-wrote for the Guardian.
My latest column for Honest Cooking is about the booming food festival circuit. The two I’ve got lined up are the noma-sanctioned Mad Food Camp in Copenhagen and Harvest at Alex James’s farm in Kingham, UK. Read the column here.
The story of the new Danish border controls made it on to the front page of the Guardian today. Here’s the piece I wrote on the reaction around the country.
They shut down the doors, had a good think, opened up again, and then agreed to the government’s offer of buying the property. The story of Christiania, and how a group of people fought to keep an alternative dream alive, rolls on. Read my article for the Guardian here.
Well, they are not all budget, they are not all luxury, they are not all quite perfect, but these are some of the best places – and areas – to crash when you are visiting Copenhagen. Read the article.