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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!

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  • Beginner’s Guide to Mexican Food, Part III: Salsa Verde (Green Sauce)

    Friends, it has become time to tell you about one of the most vibrant, fragrant, tasty yet sadly overlooked components of Mexican cuisine: Salsa Verde! Salsa Verde – the great, often unsung, hero of Mexican cuisine. Photo credit: Malou Rotvel Pagh, Klidmoster.dk What is Salsa Verde? Salsa Verde, literally green sauce, is a term used......

  • Tasting Wine: Amazing Rhône Wines from Chateau L’Ermitage & Friends

    I’m a pretty lucky guy at times. A few weeks ago, for example, I was fortunate to attend an exclusive, private wine tasting hosted by my friends from Vestergaard Wines at my local wine store, Kolding Vinhandel. Vestergaard Wines had invited Jérôme Castillon from historic Chateau l’Ermitage in the Costières de Nîmes region of the......

  • Frederikshøj: Denmark’s under-rated Michelin Star Restaurant – A Review

    “I may not understand food on the level that you do. Heck, I may not understand a lot of things. All I know is that Jews and Arabs share one true God… And that the guy cooking in there is a f’ing genius!” Such were the words of our beautiful and charismatic, young Arab taxi......

  • Beginner’s Guide to Mexican Food, Part II: Authentic Guacamole Recipe

    Guacamole! I love guacamole! The authentic, flavorful avocado sauce of Mexican cuisine. Along with Salsa Roja, guacamole is amongst my favorite side dishes in the realm of Mexican Cuisine, and I make a damn fine guacamole using a simple, authentic guacamole recipe if I dare say so myself. Whenever I make this classic, authentic avocado......

  • Beginner’s Guide to Mexican Food, Part I: Salsa Roja

    Salsa Roja – The perfect Mexican Condiment. That was the working title of this post which was to center on the most flavorful and versatile of Mexican condiments: Salsa roja! Not many paragraphs into the introduction, the working title warped into something more along the lines of “Mexican Food: A Love Affair!”. When, a few......

  • Dearest Noma: A Swan Song For The World’s Once Greatest Restaurant

    By the time you read these words, Restaurant Noma in Copenhagen is no more. At least not as we know it. The iconic two-Michelin starred flagship of Danish cuisine, the three time best restaurant in the world, the shining jewel of New Nordic cuisine is by now nothing more than a legend, a sweet memory,......

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Eating Out: Restaurant Reviews and more

  • Tasting Wine: Amazing Rhône Wines from Chateau L’Ermitage & Friends

    I’m a pretty lucky guy at times. A few weeks ago, for example, I was fortunate to attend an exclusive, private wine tasting hosted by my friends from Vestergaard Wines at my local wine store, Kolding Vinhandel. Vestergaard Wines had invited Jérôme Castillon from historic Chateau l’Ermitage in the Costières de Nîmes region of the......

  • Frederikshøj: Denmark’s under-rated Michelin Star Restaurant – A Review

    “I may not understand food on the level that you do. Heck, I may not understand a lot of things. All I know is that Jews and Arabs share one true God… And that the guy cooking in there is a f’ing genius!” Such were the words of our beautiful and charismatic, young Arab taxi......

  • Dearest Noma: A Swan Song For The World’s Once Greatest Restaurant

    By the time you read these words, Restaurant Noma in Copenhagen is no more. At least not as we know it. The iconic two-Michelin starred flagship of Danish cuisine, the three time best restaurant in the world, the shining jewel of New Nordic cuisine is by now nothing more than a legend, a sweet memory,......

Wine and drink: Cocktails and Wine Reviews

  • 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......

  • 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......

  • 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

  • Beginner’s Guide to Mexican Food, Part III: Salsa Verde (Green Sauce)

    Friends, it has become time to tell you about one of the most vibrant, fragrant, tasty yet sadly overlooked components of Mexican cuisine: Salsa Verde! Salsa Verde – the great, often unsung, hero of Mexican cuisine. Photo credit: Malou Rotvel Pagh, Klidmoster.dk What is Salsa Verde? Salsa Verde, literally green sauce, is a term used......

  • Beginner’s Guide to Mexican Food, Part II: Authentic Guacamole Recipe

    Guacamole! I love guacamole! The authentic, flavorful avocado sauce of Mexican cuisine. Along with Salsa Roja, guacamole is amongst my favorite side dishes in the realm of Mexican Cuisine, and I make a damn fine guacamole using a simple, authentic guacamole recipe if I dare say so myself. Whenever I make this classic, authentic avocado......

  • Beginner’s Guide to Mexican Food, Part I: Salsa Roja

    Salsa Roja – The perfect Mexican Condiment. That was the working title of this post which was to center on the most flavorful and versatile of Mexican condiments: Salsa roja! Not many paragraphs into the introduction, the working title warped into something more along the lines of “Mexican Food: A Love Affair!”. When, a few......