Category: Food & Drinks

Mackerell with poached tomato at Palace Grill

Palace Grill Restaurant Review

Palace Grill is almost a modern folk tale, a small, mysterious high-end restaurant in Oslo, Norway that I only knew about from foodie friends who know somebody that has visited it. The restaurant has cult status and part of the…

MacZapa Old Fashioned

MacZapa Old Fashioned

I’m not the biggest fan of whisky, I much prefer rum or brandy, but it’s not like I try to avoid it either. Every once in awhile I try an Old Fashioned or Manhattan just to see if I’ve grown…

Refried Swedish Pancakes with Salted Caramel Sauce

Refried Swedish Pancakes with Salted Caramel Sauce

In Sweden, there’s a century old tradition of eating pea soup with salted pork (and a side serving of punsch) and pancakes on Thursdays. It became tradition during the national romantic wave of the 1800’s when the high society took…

Pulled pork eggs Benedict

Eggs Benedict Variations

As we’ve written before, Eggs Benedict is perhaps the perfect brunch dish and our Original Eggs Benedict is one of the most satisfying things I know to eat. I find the standard version nice but a little bit boring. The…

Risotto burger with grilled onion

Risotto Burger

Bachi Burger in Summerlin, Las Vegas, Nevada, has perhaps the best food of any casual restaurant that I know of. The dining room itself is not that exciting, at least during lunch, but the hot chili fries and the Asian/burger…

Pulled pork and apple chutney wrap

Indoor Pulled Pork And Apple Chutney Wraps

Pulled pork has been a favorite of mine for quite some time, but I started to become obsessed with making a perfect pulled pork at home, in a regular oven inside an apartment, after visiting Franklin Barbecue and reading the…

Scones topped with scrambled eggs and bacon

Scrambled Eggs Scones

We usually don’t have a lot of bread at home, but especially for brunch something baked with butter is extremely satisfying. Scones is the perfect cure for that, being fast to make with ingredients usually found at home. Scones on…

Eivors myror

“Eivor’s Ants” (Chocolate candy) Recipe

No actual ants are involved here, but this is a very quick and easy Christmas chocolate candy you can whip up in a whim. We’re not certain why they’re called “ants”, since they’re not really similar to ants. “Eivor”, however,…

Gingerbread Vodka Martini

Gingerbread Vodka Martini

Gingerbread cookies is one of the staples during Christmas season in the Nordics. Whenever there’s coffee there’s also a little box of gingerbread showing up, from early December until the end of the twelve days of Christmas. The smell and…

48 hour Chuck Eye Steak with Potato Puree and Chimichurri

48 hour Chuck Eye Steak with Potato Puree and Chimichurri

There are so many ways to eat meat and potatoes, one more fulfilling than the next. One especially good way is to take inspiration from the Argentinian’s who often serve meat with chimichurri, a tangy green sauce based on dried…