Category Archives: Food

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…

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 […]

Sour is the Dough: Homemade Sourdough Starter

sourdough

I’m an odd piece of work sometimes. I love food, I love gastronomy, I love a challenge and I love constructing DIY eating experiences from scratch. But there’s one vast area of gastronomy I generally don’t touch upon, one that I don’t dare touch upon. And that’s baking. I tried once, with all the best of intentions. There was an accident. I’ve since then not touched a microwave and my baking efforts have been scarce at best. It’s best not to talk about it.

Perfect Spaghetti and Meatballs: A (Pseudo) Italian Classic?

spaghetti and meatballs

Think of Italian food as date food? What’s the first thing that comes to mind? Ah yes, spaghetti and meatballs, that steaming hot Italian classic, featuring mountains of perfectly cooked spaghetti, generously splashed with creamy, rich, fruity and spicy tomato sauce, topped with countless giant spicy meatballs then covered in a generous snowfall of the best […]