Nina Persson


Cooking with Nina Persson for Gourmet Sweden Magazine

By admin | January 12, 2012

Nina & Marcus

Recently I got to cook with famous singer Nina Persson from the world-wide acclaimed Swedish/Danish band The Cardigans for Gourmet Sweden Magazine. Nina and I not only share the home country of Sweden but also now the neighborhood of Harlem. She proudly calls Harlem home alongside her husband Nathan Larson and 1 year-old son, Nils.

We came together to cook for Gourmet Sweden Magazine and with a mission: to put together a dinner for two, plus a 1 year-old. But the greater challenge was to get her husband, Nathan to like fish. He’s not a big fan of fish and our goal was to come up with something so tasty, it would change his mind. My aim was to help Nina bring out her husband’s taste buds and make him like fish, or at least help. Read More


The Cardigans

By mahir | February 1, 2011

This week’s music and food is one of my favorite bands The Cardigans. They’re a Swedish-Danish band from the 90’s. The lead singer Nina Persson currently lives in Harlem and is an amazing person. Enjoy! Read More


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