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kokedama & hanging herbs

Kokedama is Japanese garden dekoration style, a variety of bonsai, that I am quite fascinated by at the moment. As a city dweller with a small apartment and poor access to green areas, the idea with hanging plants and herbs is just perfect. It requires [...]

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feeding the planet

In the last days of October, I went to Milan in Italy with a good friend and former fellow student to experience the large Food Expo, this year with the interesting theme: Feeding the Planet – Energy for Life. More than 140 contries introduced their [...]

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restaurant day

Restaurant Day is a worldwide food carnival where anyone can set up a restaurant, café or a bar for a day. Isn’t that great? The restaurant can be anywhere – at the harber, in your courtyard, at your office or at your grannys place – [...]

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food styling

Though my years as a student, every now and then, I have been working as a food and photo-assistant for the cook book author Tina Scheftelowitz, who has published more than 20 popular Danish cook books and are especially known for “De Suværene”. The tasks [...]

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rice, potatoes and plantain

After graduating from university I needed some time away from my comfortable life and to get new inputs from abroad. This resulted in three months travel to Bolivia, Peru and Ecuador in the fall 2014. A journey which featured many amazing experiences, however, very few of [...]

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about this site

Around Food is an online noticeboard, or parking area so to speak, for some of my food and design related ideas and as well for my second hobby, photography. It is a resume that enables you to get insight in what I’m working with, and [...]

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thesis on commensality

In the beginning of June I handed in my master thesis, which deals with the status of commensality in Denmark. I work with a skilled and engaged fellow student, Laura Meyhoff, and together we have visited 5 dinner clubs within the Copenhagen area and collected [...]

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cocoa farming in ghana

I have just returned from an amazing experience in Ghana’s small cocoa districts. Back in December I was lucky to be chosen as a Savannah Storyteller. The trip was a part of Coop’s CSR projects with ethical trade with Africa. I will be happy to [...]

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go! go! gocook

Since December 2013 I have been working as a project manager in Jacob Damgaard, Food projects and Communication. My work has primarily been concerned with developing, planning, executing and evaluating food events in relation to Coops corporate responsibility initiative GoCook. GoCook has a mission of making [...]