Tag Archives: decadence

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 […]

Food Festival 2016: Pictures, Best Food and Favorite Moments

johan johansen food festival

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 […]

Aarhus Central Food Market: A Foodie’s Paradise in Downtown Aarhus

foodie bar at Aarhus Central Food Market

In the weekend of October 1st and 2nd 2016, a staggering 10,000 people (and then some!) dropped by Sankt Knud’s Torv on Aarhus’ main shopping street for the long-awaited grand opening of Aarhus Central Food Market. 10,000 strong! Thousands of people wait in line for the opening of Aarhus Central Food Market. Photo credit: Malou, […]

Review: Culinary Value For Money at Sdr. Bjert Kro, Kolding, Denmark

Monkfish cheeks and chanterelles at Sdr. Bjert Kro

In the beautiful hamlet of Sdr. Bjert (Sonder Bjaert) – just 10 kilometers from historic downtown of my beautiful home town of Kolding, Denmark – set between ancient trees, a village church and other small town hallmarks lies a hidden culinary gem in the shape of Sdr. Bjert Kro; a beautifully restored historic building and a perfect example of a dying […]