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-Copenhagen Food- Book Signing & Demonstration with Trine Hahnemann

  • Norway House 913 East Franklin Avenue Minneapolis, MN 55404 USA (map)

Over the past few years, gastronomes have started to realize what an exciting, dynamic and cosmopolitan city Copenhagen is, with a jewel to discover around nearly every corner. This is another love letter from Trine to the city she has called home for almost 50 years now. 


In Copenhagen Food, Trine invites you to discover the food culture of her home town, which is woven into the fabric of her daily life. Exploring the many districts, each with their own unique secrets and characters, Trine introduces you to all her favorite spots to eat, drink and enjoy time with friends.

Along the way Trine offers 70 recipes for some of her most beloved dishes so you can bring Copenhagen home to your kitchen and table as well. Re-create the Chicken liver pâté with aquavit that Trine made for the late Prince Consort Henrik, or the Mazarin cakes she would buy from the corner shop as a child.

From the summer parties and food markets to the world-famous restaurants, this book might have you fall in love with the Danish capital before even touching ground. 

Hahnemann visits Minneapolis on the {October 22nd for two book signing events to celebrate the release of the English Edition of her latest cookbook. Books will be available for purchase and signing at both locations:

Book Talk at Ingebretsen’s

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Demonstration and Book Talk at Norway House
6:30pm - 8:00pm


In Copenhagen Food, Trine shares her favorite places to walk, bike, and meet friends for coffee and for lunch. It’s a peek into the bests bakeries and an insider’s look at world-class restaurants. Trine says, “This is a truly inspiring city, a place that feeds romantic storytelling souls and rewards exploration many hundreds of times over.”  The chapters cover eight boroughs and 70 local and traditional recipes, all interspersed with Trine’s personal stories of living in and exploring each neighborhood. Join us for a tour of Copenhagen, told by someone who loves and understands the city and its food.


About the Author:

Trine Hahnemann is a Danish food writer and chef. As the owner and CEO of Hahnemanns Køkken she provides about 3.000 daily lunches with her team in private and public companies in the Copenhagen area. The company focuses on providing good and sustainable lunch.

As chef and food writer, Trine is an advocate for sustainable solutions, organic sourcing and food cooked with love. Trine spends her time cooking, writing and traveling, and is, through the recognition of her work, able and fortunate to communicate her message across the world, which she has been doing frequently for many years.  She has talked and cooked at TEDxKrakow and at The Nordic Council of Ministers event at Rio+20. She is the co-founder of the on-going Rye Bread Project launched in NYC. Furthermore, Trine is the co-author on a book about Syrian culture and food, and in that connection, Trine works with young Syrians in Denmark to spread the joy of Syrian food. 

Trine has written 10 cookbooks in her native Danish and 6 in English. The Scandinavian Cookbook (2008), The Nordic Diet (2009), Scandinavian Christmas (2012), Scandinavian Baking (2014) and Scandinavian Comfort Food (2016) all published by Quadrille. The latter has been translated into German, Dutch and Korean. In March of this year her newest book Open Sandwiches will be published by Quadrille.

She writes and appears regularly in magazines and newspapers in America and Britain. Both her books Scandinavian Bakingand Scandinavian Comfort Food serialised in the Observer Magazine. She has appeared in Time Magazine, The Independent, The Guardian and Vogue. She has written for House and Garden and worked as a guest-editor on the food pages of Grazia. These days, Trine writes for Fool magazine. She has appeared on the Great British Bake Off and been a guest on the BBC ONE flagship food programme Saturday Kitchen. She has also been a guest on BBC FOUR iconic radio program Woman’s Hour.

Trine has two children, lives in Copenhagen with her husband, and works part-time in London.