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My Last Meal: Catch of the Dane— Munkerup

Preface

Jørgen Bodum is the 60-year-old CEO of the kitchenware company that bears his name. A Swiss resident, he gets his kicks from freshly peeled shrimps and a dip in the ocean when he makes it back to his native Denmark.

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“I picked fjord shrimps for my last meal, because it’s a traditional dish that reminds me of summer in Denmark. We often had fjord shrimps when I was a boy. My poor mother spent all morning in the kitchen peeling shrimps and at lunch they were all gone in 10 minutes. So today, I happily pay a little extra at the fishmonger and buy them peeled. I buy fish down at the harbour in the neighbouring village of Gilleleje, and I brought home a little extra today: smoked salmon, crab salad and pickled, fried herring, which is another Danish classic. I’d…

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