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The charming Tina is by far Sweden’s most celebrated TV-chef.
She has built up a big audience in Sweden, Denmark and Norway and her cookbooks have become enormously popular.
That Tina is working with food is not at all accidental. She grew up with her parents running a restaurant, and as a youngster she picked up tricks from the kitchen. She was always meant to make food, and before she became a famous TV-chef she worked in different restaurants in Sweden and Denmark for almost 10 years.
Tina has made 94 shows with Swedish Television. The shows had extraordinary ratings. Very soon she was on prime time and every Monday 1.2 million people in Sweden tuned in to watch the show. The number is extraordinary considering Sweden’s population of 9 million people.
The show also went quickly to Finish, Norwegian and Danish TV-stations. She has enjoyed similar success as in Sweden in the rest of the Nordic countries.
Tina got numerous prizes for her work. The TV-shows ran for three years and for two consecutive years she was crowned that years “TV personality”. She was also awarded the Edvard Prize - a prize that is based on the votes from the TV-viewers.
The two biggest newspapers in Sweden both crowned her with TV-prizes as well. One of the most special prizes she was handed was the “warm hearts prize”. The reward usually goes to actors and writers who have through their work spread joy and happiness.
In 2002 she was also awarded the Scandinavian gastronomy-prize.
All her 3 cookbooks have been received very well by both media and the audience. They have also been translated into Danish, Finish and Norwegian. The number of copies sold of cookbooks is unprecedented in Scandinavia.... Read more.
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