17 Feb Sole Walewska: a new level of seafood decadence

I figured I’d just set one thing straight. There’s been a lot of talk lately on this site about my friend Tina and our dining adventures. Consequently it’s been a logical assumption by many that there was a bit more than friendship going on here. So let me put it out there for the millionth time...

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06 Feb Steak Tartare: Raw food at its finest!

Hi, my name is Johan and I have an obsession with red meat! I know it’s not healthy, I know it’s not good for me, but damnit, we’re all going to die somehow, some time. If enjoying red meat takes a few years off my otium, then so be it. I try not to indulge too...

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12 Jan Slow food: Making the perfect lasagna

In these dark days of Danish winter, there are two things I thoroughly enjoy: spending entire days cooking slow food and spending time in the company of friends. I don’t find nearly as much time for either of those two things as I would love, but every now and then I do pull an entire day...

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08 Jan Over the top: Pear and Sauternes Sorbet

They say that necessity is the mother of invention. I agree in some cases. In other cases, gluttony is the mother of invention. Take my newest original dessert for example: I was busying myself the night before New Year’s poaching some pears in about half a bottle of Sauternes wine for a dessert serving in our...

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05 Jan Simple pleasures: Cream of Jerusalem artichoke soup

In this first installment of our New Year's roundup, I'm here today to tell you about possible uses for my favorite tuber, the Jerusalem Artichoke, but before we even get that far, let's clear one thing up. I sometimes notice a look of confusion shoot across people's faces when I mention Jerusalem artichokes, so let's get...

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29 Dec New Year’s 2013: The Menu

I believe I promised everybody yesterday that I'd post the working draft of my New Year's dinner. I feel a bit ambivalent about it as it sort of ruins the surprise, but hey, a promise is a promise. Here then, as promised, is the working draft of my 2013 New Year's Dinner. Presented for your enjoyment in...

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