Tag Archives: comfort food

Simple Pleasures: (Almost) Authentic Spaghetti Carbonara

Spaghetti Carbonara

All throughout the week, I had this great plan of cooking something nice for myself Friday evening when I got home from work. Something comforting, rich and intensely flavorful, maybe a little elaborate. Unfortunately, I made it home quite late Friday evening. Now, I would love to say that this was because I spent my […]

Danish Classics: Mørbradgryde (Pork Tenderloin in Cream Sauce)

You know, it occurred to me the other day: I’m a Dane with a food blog, and a relatively large audience, many of whom are not from Denmark. Over the course of almost 65 posts, I’ve covered a lot of dishes, cuisines, tastes and culinary impressions… None of them traditionally Danish! Danish cuisine? How about […]

Slow-cooked Chili Con Carne: The basics, the history, the recipe!

Chili Con Carne

It should come as no surprise by now to regular readers that I like to experiment in my cooking. Hardly anything I do ever comes out the exact same way twice which is another reason I started adding recipes and procedures to this blog. At least that way, if something turns out right, I can […]

Pot Roast: An ode to simplicity, tough cuts of beef and time

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This past weekend, I visited my dad to celebrate his 62nd birthday. I’ve already talked about my dad and our love for cooking in this post and, consequently, I was very excited to see what he had come up with for his birthday menu. Was it something new? Something old? Something complicated or something easy? […]

Authentic Ragu alla Bolognese: Spaghetti Bolognese, only better!

ragu alla bolognese

My mother taught me how to cook … that’s how every cook’s story usually begins, and in my case it may also well be true. I certainly recall my mother trying to teach me the basics  and insisting that I cooked every now and then. But while my mother may have taught me to cook, […]