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The 4 Most Outrageous Ice Cream Flavors

(0) Comments | Posted January 28, 2014 | 1:41 PM

Today's chefs pride themselves on pushing boundaries and testing eaters palates with exciting new concoctions. These eleven unique ice cream flavors have excited, disgusted, and inspired ice cream consumers around the world.

Read the full list of outrageous ice cream flavors here.

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Line Cooks - The Unsung Heroes of the Restaurant Kitchen

(0) Comments | Posted September 26, 2013 | 9:17 AM

Just behind your booth, tall-backed chair or bar stool, there is an army of sweaty, lovable lunatics. They cook your food, from the local dive, or diner to the Ristorante with an "e" and the $50 entrées. They are not the TV personalities, nor the chefs with their names on the...

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How To Make Swedish Horseballs

(0) Comments | Posted February 26, 2013 | 9:25 AM

With Swedish furniture IKEA giant taking a big (although unintentional) leap in the culinary world by taking their famous meatballs on something of an equestrian detour - Honest Cooking has decided that we don't want IKEA to corner the market completely. Therefore, we've spent the day cooking up...

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Tourist Arrested at New York Steakhouse After Forgetting Wallet

(15) Comments | Posted January 24, 2013 | 4:10 PM

Italian tourist Graziano Graziussi was arrested at New York steakhouse Smith & Wollensky Monday night, after forgetting his wallet at his hotel.

It was supposed to be a good evening for Italian tourist Graziano Graziussi. On his second night of a two week holiday in New York City, he had...

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A Visit To Kerry Hotels In Shanghai And Beijing

(0) Comments | Posted October 26, 2012 | 9:52 AM

Kerry Hotels -- the newest lifestyle brand from the Shangri La group -- have recently opened up their first two hotels in Shanghai and Beijing. Honest Cooking traveled to China to check out the hotels and their culinary offerings.

The Shangri La Hotel group recently launched a new...

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The Most Coveted Dinner Ticket In The World?

(0) Comments | Posted October 17, 2012 | 5:45 PM

Three nights. Three of the world's best chefs. Sixteen global gastro-travelers. Honest Cooking editor in chief Kalle Bergman calls it the most coveted dinner ticket of 2012.

Imagine you're at an otherwise empty Geranium Restaurant, at a fun-loving dinner party of 16 international luxury diners, flown in from...

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The Faroe Islands: More Than Fermented Sheep

(0) Comments | Posted October 17, 2012 | 5:40 PM

Honest Cooking Editor in Chief Kalle Bergman went to the Faroe Islands to feast on some of the best seafood in the world.

The descent towards the Faroe Islands is dramatic. After hours in the air, with nothing but water beneath you, they suddenly appear out of nowhere....

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The 2012 MAD Food Camp (PHOTOS)

(6) Comments | Posted July 6, 2012 | 8:44 AM

For two days, many of the world's most famous chefs gathered in Copenhagen for the second edition of the MAD Symposium. Honest Cooking was there.

In 2011, hundreds of chefs, restaurateurs, scientists and food writers gathered at the Refshaleøen in central Copenhagen for two days of talks on...

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Matthew Orlando, Noma Head Chef -- Video Interview

(1) Comments | Posted June 7, 2012 | 6:11 PM

Kalle Bergman from Honest Cooking talks to Matthew Orlando, Head Chef at Noma Restaurant in Copenhagen.

Most foodies know René Redzepi. As the creator of Noma -- "The Worlds Best Restaurant", Time Magazine cover-model, foraging guru and Nordic Cuisine God, he is probably the...

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The World's Best Oysters

(12) Comments | Posted May 8, 2012 | 10:25 AM

Oysters have always been considered a great delicacy, and some of the best in the world are found in Limfjorden in Denmark. Honest Cooking's Kasper Fogh Hansen writes about the Limfjord Oyster.

Oysters tell the tale of delicate wet areas and natural diversity. The small mollusks have...

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Norda Bar & Grill: Marcus Samuelsson's Gothenburg Restaurant

(0) Comments | Posted April 24, 2012 | 1:49 PM

Celebrity Chef Marcus Samuelsson recently opened his first restaurant in his hometown of Gothenburg. Honest Cooking sent Kalle Bergman to check it out.

The Clarion Post Hotel is the biggest and most expensive hotel project in Gothenburg for ages, and its opening has been extremely hyped in the...

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A Video Visit To The Michelin Starred L'Abeille Restaurant In Paris

(5) Comments | Posted March 21, 2012 | 2:15 PM

Recently, the L'Abeille restaurant -- situated in the Shangri-La Hotel in Paris -- received two stars from the French Michelin Guide. Honest Cooking Editor in Chief Kalle Bergman checked it out the week before the verdict came.

The L'Abeille restaurant is situated in the Shangri La hotel in...

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The Most Beautiful Hotel Restaurant In Europe (VIDEO)

(1) Comments | Posted March 19, 2012 | 7:00 AM

The Berns Hotel in Stockholm, Sweden, has some of the most gorgeous restaurant facilities in Europe. Honest Cooking Editor-in-Chief Kalle Bergman paid it a visit.

Berns Hotel is part of the magnificent Bern's Salonger in central Stockholm. The gorgeous building opened its doors over 150 years...

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Experimental Cooking at I'm a Kombo

(0) Comments | Posted March 1, 2012 | 8:07 AM

If you like your food served hanging from the ceiling, or using rubber gloves instead of forks, you should definitely visit the Copenhagen based experimental dining experience I'm a Kombo. Honest Cooking Editor in Chief Kalle Bergman checked it out.

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Roasted Garlic Spinach Pesto

(0) Comments | Posted February 24, 2012 | 8:19 AM

Bored with traditional pesto? Let Kankana Saxena from Honest Cooking serve a flavorful take on the classic Italian sauce.

Pesto has always been my all time favorite sauce for pasta, spread for bread and dip for chips. It's so easy to make that I never buy it from the store. I...

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British Pancakes For Fat Tuesday

(2) Comments | Posted February 21, 2012 | 8:14 AM

Fat Tuesday is coming up -- and Ruby Moukli from Honest Cooking suggests you spend it like a Brit. Flippin' pancakes.

As you may have heard, February 21st is Mardi Gras, Fat Tuesday or, as it's known here in Britain, Shrove Tuesday. No matter where in...

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Indulgent Chocolate And Fig Gelato

(0) Comments | Posted February 21, 2012 | 8:11 AM

Emiko Davies from Honest Cooking serves up her take on the famous Pellegrion Artusi's recipe for gelato di cioccolata.

The base recipe for this gelato is inspired by Pellegrino Artusi's century-old Italian recipe for gelato di cioccolata. In his 1891 cookbook, "Science in the Kitchen and the Art...

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Top 10 Wine Myths That Won't Die

(233) Comments | Posted February 14, 2012 | 11:50 AM

Even if wine has become more and more demystified and accessible over the past several years -- there are still a few lingering myths out there. Let Tim Elliott from Honest Cooking debunk the 10 most frequent ones for you.


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Minty After Dinner Chocolate Cookies

(1) Comments | Posted February 10, 2012 | 8:08 AM

You know those lovely minty after dinner chocolates some people serve? Jennifer Donoghue from Honest Cooking decided to try and make them at home, with great success.

In Australia we have a cookie called Mint Slice and it's absolutely delicious. It's a chocolate cookie topped with a mint...

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Valentine's Day Cake Pops

(4) Comments | Posted February 10, 2012 | 4:34 AM

Kelsey Hilts from Honest Cooking serves up a ridiculously cute Valentine's treat.

These heart-shaped cake pops are the perfect treat for your Valentine.  They also make a fun Valentine's Day project for your kids. (My three year-old son absolutely loves to form and decorate cake pops!) The ideas for decorating them are...

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