Tag Archives: comfort food

Quick Pick: Den Blå Café, Kolding, Denmark – Kolding’s Original Café

bartender at den blå cafe kolding

Does this world really need another French-style brasserie? To be perfectly honest, those were my very first thoughts when news broke that seasoned, local chef Kristian Fogh had taken over the helm at Den Blå Café (Literally :The Blue Café), a 28 year old institution in Kolding’s dining and night life scene.   Scenes from […]

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

perfect salsa verde

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

guacamole

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 […]

Sauce Demi-Glace Recipe: How To Make The Ultimate Classic French Sauce

sauce demi-glace

Ah, Sauce Demi-Glace… The perfect beefy sauce! A most treasured, often misunderstood curiosity of the French sauce kitchen – an important part of French culinary history that is mastered by few but cherished by many lovers of French haute cuisine. Sauce Demi-Glace atop a beautiful piece of Rib Eye Steak… Life on earth is good! Today […]

Sauce Espagnole Recipe: How to make Escoffier’s Famous Mother Sauce

sauce espagnole recipe

In today’s blog post, we explore a cornerstone of the French kitchen: Today we talk sauce. More to the point, we talk Sauce Espagnole – a classic brown sauce and one of the famous mother sauces of the French kitchen. Sauce Espagnole – A mother of a sauce! Sauce Espagnole – or Spanish Sauce if […]