Cognac, as in the root. And a little something called the end of an era.

How can I explain this without sounding like a crazy person? You know the feeling you get when you twirl spaghetti around your fork until it forms this perfect little pasta lump.. you bring the fork to your mouth and enjoy a mouthful of al dente cooked spaghetti smoothed in (at least for my liking) […]

An evening in the presence of rockstars and perfection on a plate. Or two.

That’s how I would describe last nights Chefs Table with Desireé Jaks and her colleagues at Agrikultur. This is the place where the food is in focus, not the chefs. And you can clearly tell that they not only respect the process, from farmer to plate by supporting small farmers, but that they truly want […]

An ugly crier, a wanderer and an obedient slave to the hair thinning scissors.

You know one of those people who watch a mushy movie or series on TV and sit and cries in the sofa. And I’m not talking about small, hard to see, tears rolling slowly down my cheeks – heck no, I’m talking crocodile style massive ones who could replenish the ocean. That’s me. All emotions […]

Dear Santa, I want a red cottage with white trimmings. And a lot less sun rashes.

After the humidity and heat in Beijing I was longing for some pullover summer vacation in Sweden. Yeah right. Sweden’s experiencing a heatwave like no other. Where’s my +18 degrees and rain, my moody country men complaining about the bad weather and the overfilled indoor playhouses? Not here, that’s for sure. Instead the sun’s shining […]