Iceland is widely known as a model country when it comes to gender equality. The first Equality Act was enacted in 1976, the country scores high in international audits on gender equality and the government has set gender equality at the forefront of its foreign policy. Iceland is one of the countries that has set gender balance rules for corporate boards. Icelandic farmers have also … Continue reading Does gender matter in food and management?
The amazing Slow Food Cheese festival in Bra Italy is a true celebration of people, culture and cheese in a good, clean and fair way. Continue reading People and Cheese – Good, clean and fair!
Asia would not be what we know it to be without rice. The same goes for Japan and Mie Prefecture in the Kansai region of southern Honshu, Japan’s biggest Island. The rice wine “Sake” is in people’s blood and soul. It is made according to centuries of tradition by people who care more about quality, tradition and spirituality than most Michelin chefs I ́ve ever … Continue reading The magic of drinkable rice
As a gastronome and a lover of good food, I have always enjoyed the Japanese cuisine. As the son of an Island myself, a fisherman and a culinary expert, I learned all there is to learn about fishing and fish preparation as a young man. I thought! But in Tenpaku´s smoking hut in the village of Shima-shi in Japan, I learned a valuable lesson. Continue reading “Culinary triumphs from the most humble of places”