Bird Jamboree 2022 Guest Speaker: Trine Hahnemann

Trine Hahnemann is a Danish food writer, chef and owner of a large food space in Copenhagen; a community store with an international profile that serves breakfast and lunch with a bakery, eatery, deli, cookery school and event space.

Her Copenhagen food space works with 100% organic produce and is run by the farm to table principal. 


Trine’s, and her company’s, profile is all about sustainable food, organic produce, an emphasis on vegetables, farm-to-table, diversity-and-storytelling, food cooked with love. 

Trine spends her time cooking, writing, and working as a keynote speaker across the world.

She has talked and cooked at TEDxKrakow, The Nordic Council of Ministers event at Rio+20, a James Bread dinner and Oxford Food Symposium.

She is the co-founder of the Rye Bread Project launched in NYC 2011 and co-author on a book about Syrian culture and food for charity.

Trine has sat on several committees for the government such as: Fødevarefortællingen and Gastro 2025. Currently, Trine sits on the board of “Madkulturen” a government organisation working to improving the food culture in Denmark. She is also a member of Basque Culinary Centre International’s board. 

Trine has written 10 cookbooks in her native Danish and also 8 in English: The Scandinavian Cookbook (2008), The Nordic Diet (2009), Scandinavian Christmas (2012), Scandinavian Baking (2014), Scandinavian Comfort Food (2016), Open Sandwich (2018) and Copenhagen Food (2018), which won The Guild of Food Writers award for best international cookbook in 2019.

Her latest book is about her love of vegetables, Scandinavian Green (2020). Published by Quadrille.

She writes and appears regularly in magazines and newspapers in America and Britain. Her books Scandinavian Baking and Scandinavian Comfort Food were serialised in the Observer Food Monthly.

She has appeared in The Times, The Independent and The Guardian, Vogue, written for House and Garden, and been a guest editor of the food pages of Grazia.

She writes for Fool Magazine, has appeared on the Great British Bake Off and has been a guest chef on the BBC One flagship food programme Saturday Kitchen. She’s been a guest several times on BBC4’s iconic radio program, Woman’s hour, and on a range of US local radio and television shows.