Birgitte Kampmann: My American Kitchen Notes

Birgitte Kampmann is a classically-trained chef. She spent many years in the U.S.A., later becoming the chef at the American Embassy in Copenhagen. In My American Kitchen Notes, she gives many of the recipes she cooked at the Embassy, along with anecdotes about her experiences and her perceptions of America and American food,

To date, the book has only been published in Danish, but Birgitte made a partial translation into English available to Talking of Food, and agreed to record a couple of extracts from it for us:

The Introduction to the book:

"Southern Belles are ringing":

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