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Restaurant Review: Rendezvous @ Nargile – Middle Eastern Fusion

Rendezvous @ Nargile

“I can’t believe they say Scotland has bad food,” said one of my lovely co-diners. “I can’t believe this is being pulled off by a bunch of ginger-haired Scotsmen,” said I in response. The exchange fell at an early supper at Scotland’s supposedly best middle eastern restaurant – an oxymoron in its own right – while we were […]

Sour is the dough: Perfect Homemade Slow-risen Sourdough

homemade sourdough

Here’s a question for you? How would you like to be able to bake the most perfect crusty, airy and flavorful sourdough loaf in the comfort of your own home? Sounds good, eh? Then read on! Perfect homemade bread? Not a problem! The homemade cheese? That’s another post In my most recent post, I taught you […]

Sour is the Dough: Homemade Sourdough Starter

sourdough

I’m an odd piece of work sometimes. I love food, I love gastronomy, I love a challenge and I love constructing DIY eating experiences from scratch. But there’s one vast area of gastronomy I generally don’t touch upon, one that I don’t dare touch upon. And that’s baking. I tried once, with all the best of intentions. There was an accident. I’ve since then not touched a microwave and my baking efforts have been scarce at best. It’s best not to talk about it.

Perfect Spaghetti and Meatballs: A (Pseudo) Italian Classic?

spaghetti and meatballs

Think of Italian food as date food? What’s the first thing that comes to mind? Ah yes, spaghetti and meatballs, that steaming hot Italian classic, featuring mountains of perfectly cooked spaghetti, generously splashed with creamy, rich, fruity and spicy tomato sauce, topped with countless giant spicy meatballs then covered in a generous snowfall of the best […]

Wine pairings: Salmon Tartare and Gewurztraminer Grand Cru

Domaine Saint-Remy Alsace Grand Cru

If you’ve been counting along, and I know you haven’t, you’ll know that this is a very special post for me. As a matter of fact, this is my post number 100 on johanjohansen.dk and if that doesn’t call for celebration, I don’t know what does! And how does one adequately celebrate 100 lengthy rants […]