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White Asparagus, Pata Negra Ham & Champagne Mousseline

white asparagus

If you asked me up front what my favorite thing about spring and early summer is, I’d probably tell you “asparagus… and girls in summer dresses… In no particular order!” Things like grilling, beers on the lawn and seemingly endless nights might come into play as well, but no, I’m pretty sure if you asked […]

Chicken Pad Thai: A Stir Fry Classic!

Chicken Pad Thai

Hello friends, Johan the food snob here with another installment in the “Let’s try to do things a little more authentically!” series. Let me ask you this: Have you ever wanted to really piss off a Thai person? No? Well, I don’t see why you would want to, but you may still have done so […]

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 […]

Easy Sauce Bearnaise Recipe: No more substitutions!

Things don’t always make a lot of sense in the culinary world, but even when they don’t, at least we can take comfort in the fact that in the ever changing and insanely fast moving world of culinary fads and new developments, at least some things remain constants. Even when such constants don’t make a […]

A night of perfect decadence: Foodie friendships

decadence

So how was your weekend? Mine was quite spectacular, I must admit. And was spent mainly making up for lost time and experiences… My dear friend of ten years Tina became a mother for the first time roughly ten months ago. And while that was unquestionably the best and biggest thing to ever happen in […]