NEWS / Nyheder: Copenhagen Cooking 2010

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For the sixth consecutive year, the Danish Capital of Copenhagen is hosting it’s annual food festival, Copenhagen Cooking 2010.  This ten day city wide event provides gastronomic opportunities for both the large and small appetite and scales…and we don’t just mean the weight that may be gained by enjoying all this wonderful Nordic cuisine!

This yearly sold out event provides one with ten days of amazing flavors to experience.  The organizers and participants are a pretty smart bunch who have developed an amazing array of categories for everyone to enjoy with lectures and food to enjoy:

HEALTH, ECOLOGY AND CLIMATE / Sunhed, Økologi og Klima
EX: New Nordic Every Day Food Workshop
FISH AND SEAFOOD / Fisk og skaldyr
SPECIAL EVENTS / Særarrangermenter
GOURMET EXPERIENCES / Gourmetoplevelser

Ex: Gourmet Hotdog Challenge 2010…this take the Danish Hotdog to a whole new level!
OUTDOOR EVENTS / UDENDØRSARRANGEMENTER
SMØRREBRØDS-PICNIC with AAMANNS…see my
previous post on them
BEVERAGES / Drikkevarer Ex: Snaps Tasting and Food for Snaps

COOKING FOR KIDS / mad i børnehøjde
CASUAL BITES / Et Godt Måltid

Take a full peek at the all the events happening here: http://www.copenhagencooking.dk/?lang=en

Here is an excerpt interview from this year’s program:

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Rene Redzepi, noma

Strandgade 93
1401 København, Danmark
3296 3297

 

ENGLISH TRANSLATION

What do you think it means to Copenhagen that I now have the world’s best restaurant?
Hopefully it can help to attract Foodies and other (people) interested in food to town – and generally helping to put Copenhagen on the gastronomic world map.
What does it take to Copenhagen maintains its position as gastronomic hotspot?
Focus and an understanding and ability to especially, cooperate among the restaurants,
but also with the official Denmark.
What is your ambition for the next five years?
To continue to develop noma.
How was your best food experience?
My wife’s 5 course dinner in the winter 2010.  She had been practicing a whole month and
surprised me at home.
What do you allow to inspire you when you are seeking something new?
Usually it’s nature.

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ORIGINAL DANISH TEXT

Hvad tror du det betyder for København , at I nu er verdens bedste
restaurant ?

Forhåbentlig kan det være med til at tiltrække foodies og andre
madinteresserede til byen – og generelt være med til at sætte København på det
gastronomiske verdenskort.
Hvad skal der til, for at København bevarer sin position som
gastronomisk hotspot ?

Fokus og at vi forstår og formår at samarbejde. Specielt restauranterne imellem,
men også med det officielle Danmark.
Hvad er din ambition for de næste 5 år?
At blive ved med at udvikle noma.
Hvor havde du din bedste mad oplevelse?
Min kones 5 retters menu i vinteren 2010. Hun havde øvet sig en helt måned og
overraskede mig hjemme.
Hvad lader du dig inspirere af, når du samensætter en ny ret?
Oftest naturen.

Whether you have tickets or not for this wonderful event, there will be other restaurants participating to give everyone a possible taste of this annual event.

Tickets may still be available here: www.billetnet.dk

Download a copy of the Copenhagen Cooking Program 2010 here.

Should you happen to run into our cousin Claus Meyer…tell him hello!

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