Author Archives: Johan

Strange Brews: State of the Danish Craft Brewing Scene

State of the Danish craft brewing scene

The craft brewing scene is alive and well in Denmark. And they know how to throw a party! As I write these lines, those are the all-overshadowing impressions from last night. Chilling the most… Photo credit: Trolden Bryghus Last night, June 12th 2015 at the time of this writing, my buddies Morten, Peder and I […]

Simple pleasures: Creamy Homemade Cheese

Homemade cheese

I made cheese the other day. It sounds like a ground-breaking, earth shattering event. I know, but in reality it’s something I do fairly regularly. Especially in the spring and summer time when I can make my very own fresh and tangy “garden herb” cream cheese using the abundance of fresh herbs growing in my window […]

Unusual Proteins: Rabbit with Creme Fraiche and Tarragon

rabbit in tarragon sauce

I don’t follow the public debate. I know that sounds like a weird stance for a relatively intelligent human being but the thing is, whenever I try, I end up with walking, shaking my head, thinking “never again!” This past week was no exception. This past week, Denmark again made international headlines this time over something as relatively benign as the slaying of a bunny rabbit. And the debate that followed was menacing to my psyche…

Review: Champagne Dom Perignon 2005 – Tasting Notes and Impressions

Dom Perignon 2005

UPDATE DECEMBER 22, 2015: WOW! Hello, Google Search User! This little thought piece on Dom Perignon 2005 has exploded in popularity lately. Be adviced that this is somewhat of a long read. If you want only the review and tasting notes, you can click here. Otherwise feel free to enjoy the rest of the article […]

Sour is the dough: Perfect Homemade Slow-risen Sourdough

homemade sourdough

Here’s a question for you? How would you like to be able to bake the most perfect crusty, airy and flavorful sourdough loaf in the comfort of your own home? Sounds good, eh? Then read on! Perfect homemade bread? Not a problem! The homemade cheese? That’s another post In my most recent post, I taught you […]