09 Oct Food Festival 2016: Pictures, Best Food and Favorite Moments

Since 2012, Food Festival has been an institution in Aarhus, drawing an ever-increasing number of food growers, producers and distributors as well as food personalities, writers and mere mortal foodies alike. This year, some 27,000 people visited the festival and I, my Gawd, was one.Camp Gourmensch at Food Festival 2016. Photo credit: Malou, Klidmoster.dk What follows...

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26 Feb Kung Pao Chicken – Homemade Gourmet Takeaway

I’m not happy to admit it, but now and then I get an urge for takeout… Chinese takeout in particular. However, I live in a city with ghastly takeout offerings. So what’s a food blogger to do? Make his own damn Chinese takeout classics, of course! Kung Pao Chicken! The best Chinese stir fry of all time? And...

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04 Jan Smoky Fire-roasted Ghost Pepper Turkey Chili

Turkey chili? What’s this, then?! Well, at the time of this writing, the holidays have been upon us, have come and gone, mountains of heavy, fatty foods have been had, washed down with gallons of drinks. Maybe, just maybe, it’s time for us to have something a little different. Something comforting and filling but less...

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04 Nov Johan Unscripted: Naga Morich Chili Tasting Video

Here’s a question for you: What’s the stupidest dare, you’ve ever acted on? When my friends Philip and Daniel challenged me to do a Naga Morich chili tasting, I was skeptical to say the least. A close cousin of the (in)famous Ghost Chili, the Naga Morich is widely considered to be if not the hottest pepper...

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14 Jan Review: CP44 – The World’s Best Curry Powder?

It’s no secret by now that I dig small-scale producers of quality foodstuffs. Producers whose efforts tell a story and who are devoted, passionate and geeky in what they do. Passionate and geeky, that is, on the brink of obsession. This is the story about one such person: More specifically, this is the story about Alex, a geek...

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11 Dec Crash Test Kitchen: Spicy Venison Chili Con Carne

It's Venison season here in the North and that's a pretty good thing. I took many years discovering my love for venison, but now that it's been located, I simply love finding new and creative ways of using the distinctly flavored meat of local game. Sometimes with a little help from unexpected places, such as my...

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