Entrepreneur and ideas woman, cooking school teacher, hostess, lecturer, product- & concept developer

Activities:

  • Open to new adventures/start ups
  • Cooking school lectures and training
  • Product development in the food industry
  • Consultancy support to entrepreneurs, cafés, restaurants and canteens

 

Occupation:

  • Cooking school hostess and mother of other adventures in Odsherred, 1 hour from Copenhagen, 2018-
  • Founder and co-owner of boutique hotel and cooking school Casa Doña Angela, Frigiliana, Andalucia, Spain from 2012-2018
  • Cook book author 1997-2016, see below
  • Food columnist and stylist in one of Denmark’s largest daily newspapers [Politiken, weekend section) and a number of food- and lifestyle magazines
  • Volunteer in humanitarian organizations [Danish Red Cross and Danish Refugee Council]
  • Founder of partnership-owned “AMOKKA” 1998. A combined restaurant, coffee shop, café, specialty store and coffee distributor, which was the first café in Denmark to roast, sell and serve specialty coffee after American concept. Status as creative manager and responsible for product- and concept development until the company was divested in 2005
  • Founder of partnership-owned “Floras Kaffebar” 1991-1995, which was known for the fresh salad buffet and the first café in Denmark to offer a wide range of freshly grinded French press coffees

 

More than 20 cook books published in Denmark

The books are sold in 1.000.000 copies – some of them have been best-sellers for years.

Among others:

  • The Andalusian Dream, 2016, Co-author: Lasse Thielfoldt, Publisher: FADL’s Forlag.
  • Sensational salads all year long, 2012, Publisher: Politikens Forlag
  • Leftover luck, 2012, Publisher: FDB
  • Sensational surprise, 2011, Publisher: Politikens Forlag

Gourmand World Cookbook Awards chose Sensational Surprise to be the Best Cookbook of the year 2011 in Denmark.

  • Vegetarian with a vengeance, 2009 [Vegetarisk Vellyst]. Co-author: Christine Bille Nielsen. Publisher: Politikens Forlag
  • Cookbooks for lads and lassies, 2008 [Drengerøvs- og Tøsekogebøgerne]. Two cookery books for teenagers and other youngsters. Co-author: Patrick Bachmann. Publisher: Politikens Forlag. Larger Remix editions in 2009.
  • Eating Japanese in Danish, 2005 [Japansk mad på dansk]. Co-author: Jens Rahbek. Publisher: Politikens Forlag
  • Creative casseroles and superb soups, 2001 [Geniale Gryderetter og Superbe Supper]. Co-author: Sonja Bock. Publisher: Høst & Søn
  • Sensational salads and brilliant buffets, 1997 [Suveræne Salater og Brillante Buffeter]. Co-author: Sonja Bock. Publisher: Høst & Søn.

 

Foreign Cook Books:

  • Sensational salads, 2012, Co-author: Sonja Bock, Publisher: WSOY, Finland
  • Most Successful, 2012, Co-author: Sonja Bock, Publisher: Norstedt, Sweden
  • BBQ, spring 2011, Publisher: Gyldendal, Norway
  • Vitally Vegetarian, 2010, Co-author: Christine Bille Nielsen. Publisher: Grub Street, UK
  • Smashing smoothies, 2010. Publisher: Gyldendal, Norway
  • Highly healthy, 2010, Co-author: Sonja Bock. Publisher: Gyldendal, Norway
  • (More) Sensational salads, 2010, Co-author: Sonja Bock. Publisher: Gyldendal, Norway
  • Best salads ever (translation of More sensational salads), 2009, Co-author: Sonja Bock. Publisher: Grub Street, UK

 

Education and family:

  • Evocative Leadership Mastery, 2018-19
  • Training with and coaching by Roxana Kia and others, 2008-2018
  • Journalist training from Danish School of Media and Journalism, 2009
  • Graduated from Suhrs Home-Economics School as kitchen manager, 1988
  • Lives in Denmark
  • Two children from 1992 and 1996
  • Born 1964 in Copenhagen, Denmark