Gin and tonic cured salmon

Gin has a reputation as Mothers ruin. Have you ever seen the iconic image by the artist William Hogarth, Beer street and Gin lane? Beer street is thriving and prosperous, Gin lane is filled with misery  and death. This was made to show people that beer was far healthier than gin.     Image from … Continue reading

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A traditional Swedish Christmas dinner with lots of snow

I was going to Sweden for a couple of meetings and a Swedish company Christmas dinner. Already on the way I was thinking about Swedish foods and one of my absolute favourites is bleak roe. The bleak roe is eaten with sour cream, finely chopped red onion, finely chopped chive and toasted biroche or blinis. This flavour … Continue reading

Creole spices and the biggest half sandwich ever in Stockholm

Marie Leveau lived a long time ago, actually she was born 1794 and she was a voodoo practitioner in the wicked town of New Orleans. You might wonder what that has to do with food? Well last week I went to Stockholm and it all started with a visit to the restaurant Marie Leveau for dinner with my colleagues/friends. … Continue reading

Two great London restaurants and a perfect Friday night meal

It was a very nice week and it went by quite quick. I had some great food eating out. Luckily I could decide where and Wednesday we went to Salt Yard, it is one of the best, in my opinion, tapas places in London. It is a mix of Spanish and Italian influence on the … Continue reading