Dearest Noma: A Swan Song For The World’s Once Greatest Restaurant

Dinner at Noma

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, […]

Perfect Falafel: A Vegan Favorite and Middle Eastern Classic

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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 Recipe: How To Make The Ultimate Classic French Sauce

sauce demi-glace

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: How to make Escoffier’s Famous Mother Sauce

sauce espagnole recipe

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 […]

Perfect Homemade beef stock: Your go-to recipe for awesome beef stock!

homemade beef stock

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?