Category Archives: Recipes

New and classical dishes – explore the in-depth history and perfect recipes for some of the world’s most iconic dishes… As well as a few bonkers experiments from Johan’s test kitchen.

Beginner’s Guide to Mexican Food, Part IV: Carne Asada – Grilled Beef

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Hola Amigas y Amigos! Welcome to this, our fourth instalment of our Beginner’s Guide to Mexican Food series! Our subject of the day is Carne Asada – Mexican grilled beef – an iconic dish in its own accord, but certainly also the perfect filling for traditional Mexican dishes like tacos or burritos.   Behold, Carne […]

Beginner’s Guide to Mexican Food, Part III: Salsa Verde (Green Sauce)

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Friends, it has become time to tell you about one of the most vibrant, fragrant, tasty yet sadly overlooked components of Mexican cuisine: Salsa Verde! Salsa Verde – the great, often unsung, hero of Mexican cuisine. Photo credit: Malou Rotvel Pagh, Klidmoster.dk What is Salsa Verde? Salsa Verde, literally green sauce, is a term used […]

Beginner’s Guide to Mexican Food, Part II: Authentic Guacamole Recipe

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Guacamole! I love guacamole! The authentic, flavorful avocado sauce of Mexican cuisine. Along with Salsa Roja, guacamole is amongst my favorite side dishes in the realm of Mexican Cuisine, and I make a damn fine guacamole using a simple, authentic guacamole recipe if I dare say so myself. Whenever I make this classic, authentic avocado […]

Beginner’s Guide to Mexican Food, Part I: Salsa Roja

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Salsa Roja – The perfect Mexican Condiment. That was the working title of this post which was to center on the most flavorful and versatile of Mexican condiments: Salsa roja! Not many paragraphs into the introduction, the working title warped into something more along the lines of “Mexican Food: A Love Affair!”. When, a few […]

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 […]