Beginner’s Guide to BBQ, Part 2: Perfect Dry Rub Recipe

Perfect dry rub recipe

I’m gonna venture a guess here. And a controversial one at that, maybe, but here goes nothing: The most important factor in BBQ is not so much the type or quality of meat used, it’s the type and quality of the dry rub! Sure, a well-picked cut of meat of the right quality goes a […]

Johan Unscripted: Naga Morich Chili Tasting Video

Naga Morich

Here’s a question for you: What’s the stupidest dare, you’ve ever acted on? When my friends Philip and Daniel challenged me to do a Naga Morich chili tasting, I was skeptical to say the least. A close cousin of the (in)famous Ghost Chili, the Naga Morich is widely considered to be if not the hottest […]

Beginner’s Guide to BBQ, Part 1: BBQ Basics

BBQ

For about as long as I can remember, I’ve been fascinated with BBQ. But it is only since last year’s summer roadtrip of the Southern United States that the fascination has been bordering on the obsessive. For more than a year since my return now, I’ve been experimenting, tinkering, taking notes, mixing and matching, subjecting […]

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

Trolden Danish Whiskey

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 […]

Simple Pleasures: The Best Caprese Salad

Best Caprese Salad

Italian is the language of love. Take this week’s focus dish, for example. Tomato salad? Sounds pretty good, I guess, nice and familiar, not the least bit frightening. Take the Italian name for the dish, then, Insalata Caprese… Sounds, exotic, intriguing, tempting, doesn’t it? Like a dish you’d marry… Or at the very least make […]