Tasting Wine: Weinbau Nölting/Barthel – 2013 Riesling / Silvaner

Weinbau Nölting/Barthel

There are wine experiences in this life that are absolutely dumbfounding. Not necessarily because the wine is a perfect 100 point wine, but rather maybe because of it’s history, the story it tells, the company in which you enjoy it, the person that made it… or something entirely else and entirely undefinable…

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…