Ole G. Mouritsen is a scientist and professor of biophysics at the University of Southern Denmark. His research concentrates on basic science and its practical applications to biotechnology, biomedicine, and gastronomy. He has received a number of prestigious science and science communication prizes. In his spare time, he cooks and furthers his knowledge of all aspects of food. His other books include Life: As a Matter of Fat; Sushi: Food for the Eye, the Body, and the Soul; and Seaweeds: Edible, Available, and Sustainable.
Klavs Styrbæk is a celebrated and award-winning Danish chef and owner of Restaurant Kvægtorvet (“The Cattle Market”) in Odense. His book Mormor’s mad (“Grandmother’s Food”) was honored with a special jury prize at the Gourmand World Cookbook Awards in 2007.
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Drotner Mouritsen is a graphic designer and owns the design company Chromascope. His movie projects have won several international awards.
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Mariela Johansen has Danish roots, lives in Canada, and holds an MA in humanities with a special interest in ancient Greece.