BBC Lifestyle recently showcased Denmark’s delicacies, with eight Nordic Cookery programmes focusing on traditional Danish food. During the course of the series, Tareq explored South-West Jutland, the Limfjord, North Jutland and East Denmark, cooking with locals, enjoying outdoor pursuits and trying exceptional local produce. He also went to Fyn, North Zealand, and the Lake District of mid-Jutland. With these guides, you too can experience the best these regions have to offer and try the tasty tour of regional dishes highlighted by TV chef Tareq Taylor.
The rich soil of Fyn is the foundation for excellent foods. Juicy apples, dark-red cherries, freshly pressed juices, hand-picked tomatoes, fresh asparagus, and flowers of all colours and types. And there are plenty of opportunities to experience the "taste of Fyn" at the many food markets and festivals.
Good food feeds the soul, and Royal North Sealand offers a wealth of culinary treats spiced with cultural experiences and excursions in beautiful countryside. Here too are some of Denmark’s biggest castles an palaces – Kronborg, Frederiksborg and Fredensborg – with the best vineyards, breweries and local food producers.
The Danish Lakelands is a truly extraordinary place where impressive forests, inviting lakes, wild coasts, charming towns and lots of warm-heartedness takes you in to a world of good old Danish values, where intimacy, natural resources and creativity together set the frames for exciting culinary experiences.
BBC chef Tareq Taylor discovers a deep respect for nature and a love for the craft of producing healthy and tasty food in North Denmark. Follow in Tareq’s footsteps and head North to sample freshly caught lobster, local beer and Denmark’s famous Læsø salt.
In South-West Jutland, chef Tareq Taylor meets the area's finest food producers for whom harmony between quality, ecology and animal welfare is paramount. Create your own tour of South Jutland’s food experiences and taste the goodness this balance brings.
Tareq Taylor visits the Limfjord region, noted for its exceptional seafood and free-range livestock. Taste locally brewed beer and wine and enjoy the unique landscape in this part of Denmark, where the sea cuts right the way across the fertile countryside.