Tag Archives: wine

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 […]

Danish classics: Æbleflæsk, redux – Maple-candied bacon and Gewurztraminer-poached apples

Æbleflæsk

My friend Malene took a trip to the US and Canada not too long ago, and as the good friend she is, she returned bearing gifts! When facing the challenge of picking up a gift for her favorite foodie, she did what I would have most likely done myself – asked herself the simple question: […]

Crash Test Kitchen: Spicy Venison Chili Con Carne

Spicy Venison Chili Con Carne

It’s Venison season here in the North and that’s a pretty good thing. I took many years discovering my love for venison, but now that it’s been located, I simply love finding new and creative ways of using the distinctly flavored meat of local game. Sometimes with a little help from unexpected places, such as my […]

Review: Restaurant Lieffroy – Affordable, slightly dented luxury!

restaurant lieffroy

Flying high again: As somewhat of a blogging first, this post was proof read by a very sleep deprived Johan at the cruising height of 36,000 feet aboard a United Airlines Boeing 757-200 heading across the Atlantic Ocean. While I did receive expert help from my friend and co-traveler Zascha in eradicating the worst errors, […]

Winemaker’s Dinner with Marrenon and Eat Event

marrenon

I’m a pretty lucky monkey sometimes. Like when I receive an invitation to take a few hours off work on Friday afternoon so that I may travel to Copenhagen to partake in an exclusive Winemaker’s Dinner featuring five wonderful dishes accompanied by a total of 11 different wines. Yep, foodie life does have its advantages […]