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

  • Wassim Hallal, head chef Restaurant Frederikshøj
    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......

  • guacamole
    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......

  • salsa roja - a beginner's guide to mexican food
    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......

  • Dinner at Noma
    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,......

  • falafel cover image
    Perfect Falafel: A Vegan Favorite and Middle Eastern Classic

    How does one cook the perfect falafel…? That’s an odd question for a carnivore to raise, I know, but, you see… For the past couple of weeks, I’ve been obsessed with falafel! The humble and traditional Middle Eastern chickpea fritters that have taken the world by storm: Herbaceous, spicy and tasty, light yet filling and......

  • sauce demi-glace
    Sauce Demi-Glace Recipe: How To Make The Ultimate Classic French Sauce

    Ah, Sauce Demi-Glace… The perfect beefy sauce! A most treasured, often misunderstood curiosity of the French sauce kitchen – an important part of French culinary history that is mastered by few but cherished by many lovers of French haute cuisine. Sauce Demi-Glace atop a beautiful piece of Rib Eye Steak… Life on earth is good! Today......

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Eating Out: Restaurant Reviews and more

  • Wassim Hallal, head chef Restaurant Frederikshøj
    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......

  • Dinner at Noma
    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,......

  • 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......

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

  • guacamole
    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......

  • salsa roja - a beginner's guide to mexican food
    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......

  • falafel cover image
    Perfect Falafel: A Vegan Favorite and Middle Eastern Classic

    How does one cook the perfect falafel…? That’s an odd question for a carnivore to raise, I know, but, you see… For the past couple of weeks, I’ve been obsessed with falafel! The humble and traditional Middle Eastern chickpea fritters that have taken the world by storm: Herbaceous, spicy and tasty, light yet filling and......