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

  • 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......

  • sauce espagnole recipe
    Sauce Espagnole Recipe: How to make Escoffier’s Famous Mother Sauce

    In today’s blog post, we explore a cornerstone of the French kitchen: Today we talk sauce. More to the point, we talk Sauce Espagnole – a classic brown sauce and one of the famous mother sauces of the French kitchen. Sauce Espagnole – A mother of a sauce! Sauce Espagnole – or Spanish Sauce if......

  • homemade beef stock
    Homemade beef stock: Your perfect go-to stock recipe!

    Homemade beef stock is about the most beautiful and rewarding culinary project you will ever undertake…“There is something almost meditative about reducing love into a stock” said friend, fellow blogger and out-doorsy cooking wizard Jakob "Gourmensch" Nusbaum once. And he’s right, you know?...

  • 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......

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Eating Out: Restaurant Reviews and more

  • 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......

  • 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......

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

  • 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......

  • sauce espagnole recipe
    Sauce Espagnole Recipe: How to make Escoffier’s Famous Mother Sauce

    In today’s blog post, we explore a cornerstone of the French kitchen: Today we talk sauce. More to the point, we talk Sauce Espagnole – a classic brown sauce and one of the famous mother sauces of the French kitchen. Sauce Espagnole – A mother of a sauce! Sauce Espagnole – or Spanish Sauce if......