Re-miew: Guts & Glory, Amsterdam, Netherlands

When heading for Amsterdam in February, we did the mandatory preparations at home: checking every possible list of best restaurants in town that the Internet holds. Our restaurant of choice was Guts and Glory, a restaurant that opened in 2015 by chefs Guillaume de Beer, Freek van Noortwijk and their business partner Johanneke van Iwaarden….

Re-miew: Kaskis,, Turku, Finland


Voted 6th best restaurant in Finland, one has high hopes when heading for a night at Kaskis. This is not a place where you just drop in and see if there’s a free table since many of the popular nights are sold out weeks, if not months, beforehand — remember to book a table in…

Re-miew: Videgård – Peru meets Japan in Stockholm

Videgård, Humlegårdsgatan 17 (Sture-shopping mall), Stockholm, Sweden Peru meets Japan and China! Fusion or Confusion? The introduction in Videgård’s webpage starts with that question. For us, the dinner experience definitely started with confusion: we were running around on the street Humlegårdsgatan like headless hens, trying to find the restaurant. After a while, we found a…

Johannesburg

Johannesburg, South Africa! The exciting blend of Africa and Europe. South Africa offers interesting takes on european food as well a rich food culture of its own. Curry-rubbed fish steaks with fresh green chutney Ingredients For the chutney 1 (2.5cm) piece peeled fresh ginger 3 spring onions (white and green parts), cut into large pieces 40g…

Mauritius

This week Friday mouse is in the exotic Mauritius. Writer Mark Twain once said: “You gather the idea that Mauritius was made first and then heaven was copied after Mauritius”.  Maybe it was this that back in a day attracted pirates to Mauritius? Anyways Mauritius food is exciting and worth exploring. Flatbread (farata) Ingredients 225 g…

Kuala Lumpur

The Capital of Malaysia is blends the food cuisines from great britain, India and china together with its own. The result is mouth-watering food! Shrimp Fritters Ingredients 1 cup all-purpose flour, sifted 1 tablespoon rice flour, optional 4 oz peeled baby shrimp, rinsed and pat dry 4 oz bean sprouts, rinsed 1 large egg 3/4 cup…

Singapore

Singapore, the Lion City or the Little red dot, is an intriguing blend of Western modernity and Asian culture. Yes, there were lions and small red dots all over the place. Amazing! Best dots ever! That’s why we decided to make Singapore noodles, grilled fish, chwee kueh and ice-cream loti. Scroll down for the friday mice…

Jaipur

After enjoying Japas in Tokyo we headed to Jaipur the capital of Rajasthan in India. Oh, the colors, the sounds, the spicy scent of … spices in the air! We made dhokla, pineapple salsa, chili fritters and pearl millet bread. Scroll down for the mouse score and find out where we headed next!    …

Tokyo

Just like orange is the new black, japas is the new tapas. It’s huge. Best japas ever! We arrived in Tokyo already in december (sorry for the delayed blogging – we went IRL-travelling to Stockholm and Honolulu in between and got all jetlagged and to sleepy to write). And there IS something called japas. We…

Ace burgers & big mobs of fries

Mate! We’re in Brisbane and we f*ckin* love it! Surfing, sharks and beer! Sun, nice animals, palm trees! And what can you love more than f*ckin’ burgers? Nothin’! So here’s some serious Brisbane Friday mouse: yummy burgers, freakin’ fantastic oven brie, and really good chips! Scroll down for recipes, mice points and next destination, mate!   Baked brie…