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Jaughna Nielsen-Bobbit

Freelance Writer

Location icon Denmark

A public health nerd turned food and culture writer based in Copenhagen.

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Scandinavia Standard
10/21/2019
Every Danish Pastry You Need to Try in Copenhagen

Food & Drink When you think of Danish pastry, what comes to mind? Maybe some cream cheese, cherry filling, and a flaky dough? "Tourists will come in and ask for the one with cheese, or a salty and savory pastry," says Lars Konstantin Hansen, manager of Lagkagehuset's iconic Christianshavns Torv bakery.

the Guardian
09/09/2019
Food bloggers reveal their cuisine hot spots

The arrival of autumn in Granada begins with the Virgen de las Angustias festivities. The last weekend in September sees the Fuente de las Batallas fountain in the city centre transformed. Stalls run by local farmers are piled high with seasonal fruit. Quinces emit a subtle fragrance across the square.

Scandinavia Standard
07/02/2019
Grunge & Gourmet: Food of Roskilde Festival 2019

Find out about the food at Roskilde Festival 2019. The festival is known for its music, but about food innovation and sustainability? You can learn the carbon footprint of everything you eat, try snails, and get recycled cups. Plus all the classic festival food you love, like pizza, burgers, and beers.

Scandinavia Standard
03/25/2019
How to Make Delicious, Creamy Danish Butter

Food & Drink I didn't grow up eating butter. In the Caribbean, long power outages made refrigerating dairy products problematic. Plus my mother had taken to the margarine craze, which meant the "heart-healthy" vegetable spread was our fat of choice. So butter wasn't something I thought of much, until I moved to Copenhagen.

Scandinavia Standard
03/15/2019
How to Bake Danish Rye Bread

Food & Drink Ask any Dane living abroad what food they miss most and they'll unequivocally respond: Dansk rugbrød (Danish rye bread). "Rye bread is an important part of Danish culture," explains Viola Worsøe, Head Chef at CPH Cooking Class. She's prepping for a morning baking class in CPH Cooking Class's sleek, industrial-style kitchen.

Saveur
The Results Are In: Here Are the Finalists for the 2018 Blog Awards

The moment you (and we!) have been waiting for is finally here. This year, we received over 23,000 nominations across 11 categories, and we're excited to announce the 66 finalists for the 2018 SAVEUR Blog Awards! Some of them are familiar favorites, and others are brand new to blogging but are bringing audiences a fresh perspective on recipes, travel, and Instagramming.

Scandinavia Standard
12/09/2018
Ladies Who Launch: Nevada Berg of North Wild Kitchen

Nevada Berg is an American living in Norway. She explores Norwegian food traditions and innovations in her blog and cookbook, both titled North Wild Kitchen. Find out about how she got her start as a blogger and get her delicious cinnamon bun recipe.

Scandinavia Standard
11/13/2018
A Brief History of Pickling in Denmark

Do you know when and why pickling became popular in Denmark? Find out the history of this important culinary tradition, as well as tips and tricks for how to do it at home. There's a list of popular recipe books included as well.

to what place
06/27/2018
King of the Dogs, the Traditional Danish Hot Dog

King of the Dogs, the Traditional Danish Hot Dog It's all about point of reference and mine is a New York City hot dog. My childhood memories are filled with afternoons in the Museum of Natural History, double headers at Shea Stadium and capping off a day in Central Park with a hot dog.

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