Hi, I’m Johan, welcome to my food blog!

 

Here you’ll find everything that makes me tick from fine wines and spirits over Michelin-starred restaurants to home cooking. Why not kick things off by checking out my latest blog posts or picking a subject of interest below? Want to connect? Get in touch!

Fresh from the blog: Newest Posts

  • perfect osso buco recipe
    Perfect Osso Buco Recipe: A Family Take on Italian Comfort Food

    Friends, today I offer you the perfect Osso Buco Recipe! I know, I know… I just realized that I haven’t posted a recipe on the blog since May. What say you we change that? Alright? Awesome! Now, regular, functional human beings might have picked something safe for their first efforts in almost 7 months. Me? Not......

  • Great Burgers In Copenhagen
    Junk Food Guide: Great Burgers In Copenhagen (Updated 2016)

    Looking for great burgers in Copenhagen? More now than ever, the world needs a guide to great burgers in Copenhagen. When I first published this article over a year ago, I had no idea about to which extend the burger scene in Copenhagen would since blow up, but evidently it has. The burger scene in......

  • Super Bao at Aarhus Street Food
    Aarhus Street Food: A Street Food Revolution Epicenter

    A revolution is taking place in the city of Aarhus, Denmark, and it goes by the name of Aarhus Street Food. In a city already overflowing with culinary options and gastronomic landmarks, affordable, fast and deliciously exotic food for people on the move has found a new niche. In fact, Lonely Planet, who just ranked......

  • Dom Perignon 2002
    Champagne Review: 2002 Dom Perignon Tasting Notes

    Well, here it is my friends – a humble food blogger’s review of the 2002 Cuvée Dom Pérignon from Moët & Chandon – or quite simply 2002 Dom Pérignon, if you will – one of the more hyped, famous and expensive Champagne bottles of the new millennium. Loyal readers may wonder why I decided to pop a......

  • johan johansen food festival
    Food Festival 2016: Pictures, Best Food and Favorite Moments

    Since 2012, Food Festival has been an institution in Aarhus, drawing an ever-increasing number of food growers, producers and distributors as well as food personalities, writers and mere mortal foodies alike. This year, some 27,000 people visited the festival and I, my Gawd, was one. Camp Gourmensch at Food Festival 2016. Photo credit: Malou, Klidmoster.dk......

  • foodie bar at Aarhus Central Food Market
    Aarhus Central Food Market: A Foodie’s Paradise in Downtown Aarhus

    In the weekend of October 1st and 2nd 2016, a staggering 10,000 people (and then some!) dropped by Sankt Knud’s Torv on Aarhus’ main shopping street for the long-awaited grand opening of Aarhus Central Food Market. 10,000 strong! Thousands of people wait in line for the opening of Aarhus Central Food Market. Photo credit: Malou,......

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Eating Out: Restaurant Reviews and more

  • Great Burgers In Copenhagen
    Junk Food Guide: Great Burgers In Copenhagen (Updated 2016)

    Looking for great burgers in Copenhagen? More now than ever, the world needs a guide to great burgers in Copenhagen. When I first published this article over a year ago, I had no idea about to which extend the burger scene in Copenhagen would since blow up, but evidently it has. The burger scene in......

  • Super Bao at Aarhus Street Food
    Aarhus Street Food: A Street Food Revolution Epicenter

    A revolution is taking place in the city of Aarhus, Denmark, and it goes by the name of Aarhus Street Food. In a city already overflowing with culinary options and gastronomic landmarks, affordable, fast and deliciously exotic food for people on the move has found a new niche. In fact, Lonely Planet, who just ranked......

  • johan johansen food festival
    Food Festival 2016: Pictures, Best Food and Favorite Moments

    Since 2012, Food Festival has been an institution in Aarhus, drawing an ever-increasing number of food growers, producers and distributors as well as food personalities, writers and mere mortal foodies alike. This year, some 27,000 people visited the festival and I, my Gawd, was one. Camp Gourmensch at Food Festival 2016. Photo credit: Malou, Klidmoster.dk......

Wine and drink: Cocktails and Wine Reviews

  • Dom Perignon 2002
    Champagne Review: 2002 Dom Perignon Tasting Notes

    Well, here it is my friends – a humble food blogger’s review of the 2002 Cuvée Dom Pérignon from Moët & Chandon – or quite simply 2002 Dom Pérignon, if you will – one of the more hyped, famous and expensive Champagne bottles of the new millennium. Loyal readers may wonder why I decided to pop a......

  • French 75 cocktail
    Classic Cocktails: French 75 Champagne Cocktail

    Let me tell you a story about what has quickly become my favorite cocktail: The French 75 – a perfect blend of four simple, albeit somewhat decadent ingredients: The crisp, herbal bite of gin, the vibrant, bubbly freshness of Champagne, a juicy acidic punch of fresh lemon and a whiff of sweetness from a hint of......

  • Gardarèm 2011
    Review: 2011 Gardarèm by Marrenon – World’s Best Syrah?

    Gardarèm, they say, is ancient Gallic for “We keep”. It’s also the name of the, supposedly, best Syrah in the world. Most importantly, though, it is the culmination of a journey for your’s truly. It’s no secret. I’ve drunk a lot of wine throughout the years… Much of it good, some of it bad, if......

Gastronomy at Home: My Latest Recipes

  • perfect osso buco recipe
    Perfect Osso Buco Recipe: A Family Take on Italian Comfort Food

    Friends, today I offer you the perfect Osso Buco Recipe! I know, I know… I just realized that I haven’t posted a recipe on the blog since May. What say you we change that? Alright? Awesome! Now, regular, functional human beings might have picked something safe for their first efforts in almost 7 months. Me? Not......

  • blue ostrich burger
    Unusual Proteins: The Blue Ostrich Burger

    Ostrich Burgers? With blue cheese? What in the blue hell? No, don’t worry, I’ve not completely lost it… Yet! I’ve just found a new unusual protein to play with. Now, I’m not suggesting we all rush out and buy ostrich and cook it at home. This post is meant mainly as a culinary experiment and......

  • smoked salmon eggs benedict
    Perfect Brunch Dish: Smoked Salmon Eggs Benedict

    Here’s a question for you: What’ the most iconic brunch item of all time? How about Eggs Benedict? A dish that combines all great brunch elements – toasted white bread, butter, smoked meats and eggs – into a visually appealing and seemingly complicated work of culinary art that would knock the socks of most diners but......