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Bell Pepper Bisque with Giant Croutons

Bell Pepper Bisque with Giant Croutons

Hey friends! I’m coming in hot, to drop this stellar soup recipe on you, while the weather is still fine and early fall produce is at its peak. The bell peppers in my region are bountiful and beautiful, and because I am the biggest sucker […]

Butternut Miso Soup with Arame and Wasabi

Butternut Miso Soup with Arame and Wasabi

  You know that game where you give someone a word and they have to make up a story with that word in it? I’m like that, except with food. Give me an ingredient, and magically, as if out of nowhere, an entire recipe (or […]

Kichadi: The Realistic Reset

Kichadi: The Realistic Reset

Happy 2018 dear friends! I hope that you all had a restful and relaxing holiday, and that you’re ready to take on the new year. As most of you know, the past few months have been all-over-the-place (literally) for my family and I, so I’ve […]

Pumpkin Miso Broth with Soba

Pumpkin Miso Broth with Soba

Danes are not big pumpkin eaters. Carrots, sure. Cabbage, indeed. Potatoes, definitely. But even though they seem to have caught on to the Halloween jack-o-lantern carving thing, actually consuming pumpkins is not high on their list. Just last week I was at the grocery store […]

Chickpea & Sweet Potato Noodle Soup

Chickpea & Sweet Potato Noodle Soup

It’s pretty clear how I’m handling winter this year: lots of big, bold, spicy food. Chili, saffron, ginger, and paprika are on heavy rotation these days, and I’m surviving cold days with hot meals infused with far-away flavours. The inspiration for this dish came from […]

Butternut Squash, Leek and Apple Soup

Butternut Squash, Leek and Apple Soup

Back in the summer, I was asked to be the guest chef at a restaurant here in Copenhagen for the upcoming fall season. But not just any restaurant: a hyper-local organic restaurant sourcing 95% of their ingredients from within 200 kilometers of their front door, […]

Ramen Revisited + How to make Dashi

Ramen Revisited + How to make Dashi

My parents made my lunch every day that I was in school from the time I was barely old enough to hold a brown paper bag, right up until my last days of high school. It was always exactly the same format, with slight variations: […]

A Winter Weekend Cleanse

A Winter Weekend Cleanse

Happy 2015, dear friends! I wasn’t sure about doing a detox post this year simply because it seemed predictable, but over the past couple weeks, my body told my brain to stop thinking so much and just do what I feel. Smart body. There are […]