About Trine


Trine Hahnemann is a Danish food writer and chef. As the owner and CEO of Hahnemanns Køkken she provides about 3.000 daily lunches with her team in private and public companies in the Copenhagen area. The company focuses on providing good and sustainable lunch.

As chef and food writer, Trine is an advocate for sustainable solutions, organic sourcing and food cooked with love. Trine spends her time cooking, writing and traveling, and is, through the recognition of her work, able and fortunate to communicate her message across the world, which she has been doing frequently for many years.  She has talked and cooked at TEDxKrakow and at The Nordic Council of Ministers event at Rio+20. She is the co-founder of the on-going Rye Bread Project launched in NYC. Furthermore, Trine is the co-author on a book about Syrian culture and food, and in that connection, Trine works with young Syrians in Denmark to spread the joy of Syrian food. 

Trine has written 10 cookbooks in her native Danish and 7 in English. The Scandinavian Cookbook (2008), The Nordic Diet (2009), Scandinavian Christmas (2012), Scandinavian Baking (2014), Scandinavian Comfort Food (2016), Open Sandwiches (2018) and Copenhagen Food (2018) all published by Quadrille. Her books have been translated into German, Dutch and Korean.

She writes and appears regularly in magazines and newspapers in America and Britain. Both her books Scandinavian Baking and Scandinavian Comfort Food serialised in the Observer Magazine. She has appeared in Time Magazine, The Independent, The Guardian and Vogue. She has written for House and Garden and worked as a guest-editor on the food pages of Grazia. Trine writes for Fool magazine. She has appeared on the Great British Bake Off and been a guest on the BBC ONE flagship food programme Saturday Kitchen. She has also been a guest on BBC FOUR iconic radio program Woman’s Hour.

Trine has two children, lives in Copenhagen with her husband, and works part-time in London.