Kaja Hengstenberg


Kaja is a food creative and private chef based in Stockholm. She loves to try new food trends, visit fun and inspiring restaurants around the world and to share her internationally inspired recipes with readers and her followers. Kaja is also a passionate sourdough bread baker. In April, she will launch her own Cookie business in Stockholm.

12 April 2021

Today is National Liquorice Day

Liquorice. Lakrits. Lakrids. Something I hated as a child and the type of candy I love now. The black gold of the Nordics, and this time […]
6 April 2021

Why Tofu is so underrated

Sigh, yes Tofu, that wobbly white thing that unfortunately too often tastes very bland and why the hell is it so hard to get it crispy […]
1 April 2021

What do you eat on Easter Sunday?

When I was younger, we would always go to Poland for Easter. Same traditions, same procedures, same food every year. Over the last years, Easter traditions […]
25 March 2021

5 Restaurants in Copenhagen you should try

Copenhagen isn’t a huge city, but the restaurant scene is. One might think of Smørrebrød when thinking about Copenhagen, and that’s certainly something you should try, […]
19 March 2021

What and where to eat in Braga?

We all dream of travelling right now and even more, of fun food and dishes that we can’t get in our hometowns. One destination you should […]
12 March 2021

5 Baking accessories you should have

There is nothing more annoying than an insufficiently equipped kitchen. I’ve been through it all. Kitchens without any cake tins, mixing bowls or mixers. Kitchens without […]
11 March 2021

Where to eat in London? 5 places you shouldn’t miss!

Oh London. Such a city full of buzz and energy. I love travelling to London and usually my to-do list is packed with restaurants to go […]
4 March 2021

Where to eat in Barcelona? – 10 Places You Shouldn’t Miss!

Some people say Barcelona has become touristy and overcrowded, and the fight between Barcelona-lovers and Madrid-admirers about which is the nicer city, is ongoing. I spent […]
25 February 2021

The perfect scrambled eggs

There are as many versions of scrambled eggs as there are families on this planet. Ok, maybe that’s a bit exaggerated, but there are many many […]
25 February 2021

Il Sal8 Bar Agricolo – Season’s Flavours in Your Glass

Il Sal8, or when spoken out loudly, ‘Il Salotto,’ is one of Tuscany’s best bars that does its name justice. During Florence cocktail week, the bar’s signature cocktail […]
22 February 2021

Work from home, but stay abroad

Many companies have announced that their employees will have to work from home until at least June or July 2021. We have all got used to […]
18 February 2021
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Why do Nordic countries drink so much coffee?

Which country consumes the most coffee in the world? Finland. The second is Norway, third Iceland, fourth Denmark, and sixth is Sweden – not sure how […]
16 February 2021

When Japanese and Italian Cuisine meet, something wonderful is about to happen

Several chefs have already been cooking at Il Sale, the restaurant at Poggio ai Santi. This time it is different, though. The two Japanese chefs Shimpei and Sayuri, […]
12 February 2021

3 Tuscan Wineries You Should Visit

Italy is a big country, and Tuscany stretches over quite a large area. That’s why a Tuscan wine isn’t just a Tuscan wine, and not necessarily […]
9 February 2021

Where and what to eat in Almaty?

Almaty is the former capital, and one of Kazakhstan’s largest metropolis. It’s a city of contrasts that lies amidst mountains and incredible nature, has some traditional […]
8 February 2021

The most googled recipe during Covid-19: Banana Bread

Nothing was as popular last year as the banana bread; an elegant, sweet, and moist loaf. Everyone was stuck at home, so everyone was baking it. […]
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