Cooking

fish and chips with tartar sauce

The crispiest fish and chips

Have you ever had fish and chips? It is an English classic. It's either soggy and boring, or crispy as fuck and plain delicious. We're making the latter. Traditionally it's served with a lemon wedge, malt vineg...
Zero budget ramen

Zero budget ramen

I set out a goal with this recipe. The cheapest possible dish that could still be called ramen if you have a lot of imagination. Like, really, for people who want to serve a home cooked meal of ramen but don't ...
Traditional dutch poffertjes

Real, original, authentic poffertjes

Poffertjes are Dutch mini pancakes. They're made in a poffertjes iron, something all Dutch people have at home. At least so I've heard. If you're not Dutch, and still want these delicious things, fear not! You ...
schnitzel with green peas

Pork schnitzel

The Japanese call it "tonkatsu", the Italian call it "cotoletta milanese", the Austrians, Germans and Swedes call it schnitzel. You can call it whatever you want, but all the variations have one thing in common...
ramen

Europeanised ramen

People living in metropolitan areas will have no idea what I'm talking about. But when you're in a small town in Europe and just need to have ramen, there's no way of getting kombu and mirin. You're screwed. Un...
butternut squash with lentils

Butternut squash with lentils and stuff for vegetarians

If you’re not vegetarian, why cook vegetarian food? Because it’s good. And if you don’t find it good, at least it can help you make that vegetarian fall in love with you. This butternut squash is soft on the in...
zapienkanka

Polish open-faced sandwich (zapiekanka) from scratch

Before kebabs, pizzas and other fast foods came to Poland, the poles were already familiar with standing by a van, eating fast food after a night out. Zapiekanka is a polish open faced sandwich with melted chee...