Sidsel Overgaard appears in the following:
Tuesday, April 19, 2016
Monday, March 28, 2016
Monday, February 29, 2016
Denmark is once again distinguishing itself in the race against food waste — this time, with a supermarket hawking items once destined for the trash bin.
Those items might include treats for a holiday that happened last week, a ripped box of cornflakes, plain white rice mislabeled as basmati, or ...
Friday, January 22, 2016
Thursday, September 10, 2015
Monday, September 07, 2015
Tuesday, September 01, 2015
At a festival on the Danish island of Fyn, Claus Holm, a fast-talking Danish celebrity chef, is sniffing and mixing into a pot of stew an ingredient he calls "totally forbidden." It's cream, and it expires today.
Danes' increasing willingness to buy and consume items like just-expired dairy products has ...
Monday, April 20, 2015
"They're running a little late," chides an elderly gentleman, tapping his watch at 12:02 p.m. He's come to this farm near the Danish city of Ikast, along with about 1,500 others, to celebrate what has become something of a national holiday in Denmark. It's the Sunday in mid-April when thousands ...
Wednesday, June 04, 2014
Sunday, May 04, 2014
In 1914, 80 African men, women and children were brought to Oslo for the sole purpose of being gazed upon in a thatched hut "village" for five months.
When artists Mohamed Ali Fadlabi and Lars Cuzner first heard mentions of Norway's historic "human zoo" they were surprised, sure. But what ...
Wednesday, April 09, 2014
Saturday, April 05, 2014
Tuesday, March 11, 2014
Sunday, March 02, 2014
Thursday, February 27, 2014
Tuesday, February 25, 2014
Wednesday, January 15, 2014
This story begins with a lemon. It appeared not long ago on a houseboat-cum-food lab docked outside Scandinavia's temple of local food, the restaurant noma, in Copenhagen.
"Isn't that, like, the forbidden fruit?," I ask. "Are you allowed to have a lemon here?"
"I don't know why that's sitting there," ...
Wednesday, December 25, 2013
Who doesn't love a Danish pastry?
And in Denmark, they like their pastries sprinkled with plenty of cinnamon.
But now, Denmark's bakers are being told that their time-honored recipe for the beloved kanelsnegle — or cinnamon swirl — may be unhealthy and against the law. Recent ...
Friday, May 17, 2002
New York, NY —New Yorkers who live and work around the site of the former World Trade Center have developed close relationships with the 16-acre plot of land, which is nearing a critical turning point. WNYC's Sidsel Overgaard recently spent time talking with people on the edges of ...
Friday, March 29, 2002
New York, NY —Since September 11th the long running debate over whether to shut down Westchester's Indian Point nuclear power plant has intensified. While closing the plant could be a long and difficult process, area residents, officials, and activists have begun grappling with the one issue over which ...