There’s one ingredient that is so archetypal for Japanese cuisine that you just can’t live without it – for many reasons. I am talking about dashi, a rich, smoky broth made of seaweed and bonito flakes that build the base for many Japanese udon noodle dishes and many others. See it as an essential staple […]Read more "Mastering Dashi Broth"
It’s one of these things about traveling long distance. If you really love traveling, nothing is complicated. Except for this one thing: Sleeping. Going on a flight of more than three hours presents you with a challenge: Either you watch two movies or more, which is difficult, or you just try to sleep. If it’s […]Read more "Sleeping in airplanes"
There are a few classic dishes around that I could eat every day. Maybe not all of them are the healthiest options, but they are indeed so good there’s almost a daily craving. Most of these recipes I do over and over again I have posted on this blog. And at the very heart of […]Read more "The one and only Beef Stroganoff"
Each year in September the Caribbean islands are preparing for a very special meteorological event that might seem terrifying to the rest of the world, but has become rather normal to them: Hurricane Season. Well, that’s for normal years. But this year, there’s Hurricane Irma. And it is about to hit Puerto Rico. When you […]Read more "Hurricane Season in Puerto Rico"
I admit it. As an Apple ecosystem user, I am an absolute fan of Siri, and I use the voice assistant quite often to do small daily things. In connection with my Apple Watch, this is a real helper. And if you have an iPhone or Watch, you might do the same. But haven’t you […]Read more "What are the most frequent Siri questions?"
Remember how Tesla pulled the plug on free supercharging earlier this year for all new deliveries? According to Tesla CEO Elon Musk, the lifetime free supercharging was primarily designed to be a benefit for early adopters and was always planned to be phased out. Supercharging is tied to a particular individual car and allows owners […]Read more "Tesla: Free Supercharging is Back!"
Baking pizza is one of my favorite pastimes, and that is precisely because it is so tough to get real Italian pizza with its authentic pizza taste outside of Italy. In the US, pizzas are usually overloaded with cheese, sausages and other fatty crap. In Europe, pizzas are made by anyone who looks Italian but […]Read more "The Only Pizza Recipe you’ll ever need"