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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

  • 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......

  • 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......

  • memphis roadhouse bbq
    Restaurant Review: Memphis Roadhouse BBQ, Aarhus Denmark

    “I think this is the beginning of a beautiful friendship” – those words were recently said about yours truly in a post on a small scale Danish food blog no one has ever really hear about (yeah, right!). Those words, however, may as well have been said by yours truly about Memphis Roadhouse, a curious......

  • Coq Au Vin
    Coq Au Vin: History, Tips and Ultimate Recipe

    Ah, Coq Au Vin… Chicken in wine… A classic French dish made of chicken, bacon/pork, aromatic vegetables and mushrooms cooked in red wine and served either on top of mashed potatoes or egg noodles. It hardly gets more French and more classic than this. Coq Au Vin, in all it’s brown, messy glory! My version......

  • restaurant gastromé
    Restaurant Review: Gastromé – Aarhus, Denmark – One Michelin Star

    At the heart of Aarhus, Denmark’s Latin Quarter, lies the most controversial Michelin star in the Nordics: Restaurant Gastromé. Having been in operation for less than two years, Restaurant Gastromé has managed to not only skyrocket into culinary fame but also become a source of great controversy. Gastromé – a controversial star! The place had......

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Eating Out: Restaurant Reviews and more

  • memphis roadhouse bbq
    Restaurant Review: Memphis Roadhouse BBQ, Aarhus Denmark

    “I think this is the beginning of a beautiful friendship” – those words were recently said about yours truly in a post on a small scale Danish food blog no one has ever really hear about (yeah, right!). Those words, however, may as well have been said by yours truly about Memphis Roadhouse, a curious......

  • restaurant gastromé
    Restaurant Review: Gastromé – Aarhus, Denmark – One Michelin Star

    At the heart of Aarhus, Denmark’s Latin Quarter, lies the most controversial Michelin star in the Nordics: Restaurant Gastromé. Having been in operation for less than two years, Restaurant Gastromé has managed to not only skyrocket into culinary fame but also become a source of great controversy. Gastromé – a controversial star! The place had......

  • 2015 a blogging year in review
    2015: A Blogging Year In Review

    Well, friends, it’s 2016 and you may, like me, be wondering just where the hell 2015 went. I asked around and the word from the kids on the street is that 2015 is so last year, so let’s not dwell on it too long… But let us still take a mere 1000 or so words......

Wine and drink: Cocktails and Wine Reviews

  • 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......

  • Trolden Danish Whiskey
    Tasting Whiskey: Trolden Distillery Old No. 2 – Danish Whiskey Review

    I’ve got a question for you… What compels an individual of reasonably sound wit and intellect to set up a whiskey production from scratch in a Danish seaside town of some 65,000 souls? Fortune? Fame? Recognition? Momentary loss of sanity? Since my beloved local brewery announced, some three years ago, the intend to craft a......

Gastronomy at Home: My Latest Recipes

  • 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......

  • Coq Au Vin
    Coq Au Vin: History, Tips and Ultimate Recipe

    Ah, Coq Au Vin… Chicken in wine… A classic French dish made of chicken, bacon/pork, aromatic vegetables and mushrooms cooked in red wine and served either on top of mashed potatoes or egg noodles. It hardly gets more French and more classic than this. Coq Au Vin, in all it’s brown, messy glory! My version......