Monthly Archives: February 2014

Potato and leek soup with parsley and bacon lardons

The other day I was craving my granny’s ”stegt flæsk med persillesovs” (warning: don’t try to say this out loud unless you fancy a serious facial muscle workout). This is a Danish national treasure consisting of pork and potatoes smothered … Continue reading

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Baked egg, tomato and bread

Often the best recipes evolve out of a need to dispense of leftovers. In this case, I had eggs, basil and blue cheese that needed tending to – and I didn’t need to search far and wide for inspiration. For … Continue reading

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Seared venison with grilled mushroom and goat’s cheese mousse

You know that feeling when you are served something at a restaurant that is so good, you can’t wait to try it out at home? Well, this is exactly what happened to me the other day when I visited the … Continue reading

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Asian style roast chicken

Nothing beats a roast chicken – and this spruced-up Asian version makes for a nice variation of your standard Sunday roast bird. The soft yielding flesh of the plum works really with the crispy chicken, and the pair is set … Continue reading

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Indian breakfast porridge

I recently had the pleasure of spending a couple of days in Exeter with my good friend Anusha. On a lazy Saturday morning she whipped up this miracle breakfast: Salty-sweet, spicy, crunchy and filling, her traditional Indian oats upma is … Continue reading

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Leek on toast

What could be simpler? And yet, this is an undying classic, and probably one of my favourite ways to enjoy leeks. When food is this simple it demands first rate ingredients: Get your hands on some proper fresh bread from … Continue reading

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Wild mushroom and blue cheese risotto

I’ve just recently ventured into the undiscovered culinary land of blue cheese. Like many others, I turned up my nose at blue cheese at an early age – and have never looked back. So when I found myself bravely biting … Continue reading

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