I am always in a mood for some Italian but after my recent cycling trip to Italy, I’ve been mostly cooking Italian themed. So I went to our local farmers’ market and I bought some lovely fresh mozzarella di buffala. Then I got some fresh basil as well. It was leading to a nice, big plate of caprese but alas…… Read More
The first time I went to Veneto was in 2010, to visit my very dear friend Stefi in her home town. One day, while hiking around the Dolomites I saw a group of cyclists conquering those magnificent serpentines in the hills. Ever since, I have wanted to go back. And cycle on those beautiful roads. But I knew I had… Read More
Gravlax, kanelbulle, smørrebrød and rugbrød, hygge (the hypest word in London right now) , The Bridge, Bang & Olufsen are just a few delights that come from the lands of the Vikings. I have always been fascinated by Scandinavian design, its minimalism and simplicity, especially in the graphic design realm.
Recently I starter watching season 3 of Chef’s Table, a documentary series on lives of the best chefs in the world. And the first episode was on Jeong Kwang, a monk chef from South Korea. A very emotional story, beautifully filmed and it reminded me how important (to me) simplicity is – in cooking and in life. The best recipes and… Read More
When we were kids, sometimes on a day like today, my mum would make us crêpes for dinner.Basically, on a quiet night in. Palatschinke, we call them. Normally you’d have them with all sorts of sweet toppings – apricot jam, sugar+cinnamon mix, hazelnut spread, walnuts or you could mix and match all of the above. And today it just felt like… Read More
A marathon can humble you. And it can teach you a lot. And through all the races I have run, I have learned a lot about myself but also that your best training friend, or your foe is nutrition. It has been written and talked about a lot, as it is very important, especially if you are training a lot…. Read More