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.

Cookbook review: Eat Like A Man!

eat like a man

When it comes to cooking, I love to experiment and try new things. I can be found spending entire days in the kitchen, cooking up some more or less elaborate meals for my friends, trying new things, screwing up things and fixing them again. And I’m always looking for new ideas. I spend entirely too […]

Strange brew: Homemade Sriracha style Hot Sauce

sriracha sauce

Homemade Sriracha? It’s a thing? It’s worth it? The answer to both your questions is yes! I know, you can make Sriracha at home? It boggles the mind and fills you with joy, right? One of my absolutely favorite things in this world is Sriracha hot sauce, a popular Asian style hot sauce. I go […]

Restaurant review: The River Café, NYC, 1 Michelin Star

The River Café

Location is everything in New York City and on the topic of location, few can match The River Café! The café, which is really a restaurant – duh, is located in Brooklyn Bridge Park, a wonderful mix of old warehouses, promenades and little green areas. It’s also located RIGHT on the waterfront and right below […]

Crash Test Kitchen: Pulled Pork BBQ Chili

Various chilies for pulled pork bbq chili con carne

There are two culinary schools in America I enjoy more than most. One being the Mexican and Tex Mex traditions of the South-western USA, the other being the barbecue tradition of the South. One day I got to thinking: What if I could have the best of both worlds? What if I could combine the […]