Late summer wine tip: Organic Cochon Volant Rosé

Late summer days beckon for a fresh and fruity rosé. Yesterday was one of those sunny Sundays when I sat outside until late, enjoying a cheese platter and a newly discovered rosé; Organic Cochon Volant. The delicate, clear, pale pink wine, originates from right beneath the Chateau de Carraguilhes in the famous Languedoc Roussillon region […]

Hotspot Amsterdam: Wyers Bar & Restaurant

Last month I was invited to try out the (not so) new (anymore) bar & restaurant Wyers in Amsterdam. A splendid opportunity to indulge in American comfort food in the heart of Amsterdam. Wyers Bar and Restaurant is located on the corner of the Nieuwezijds Voorburgwal and Nieuwendijk, not far from Amsterdam Central Station and […]

Hotspot Luxembourg: Restaurant Mu

Late November I was invited to a weekend escape to the beautiful city Luxembourg. I was pleasantly surprised by the romantic ambiance and beauty of this city that until now has steered clear of mass tourism. I will blog more about the city trip in a later post. Today I’d like to focus on the […]

3 Festive Hot Chocolate Recipes

At Christmas time I love to turn everyday life into festive moments. One of my personal traditions is to make all kinds of hot cocoa.to enjoy while watching a Christmas movie. So today I would like to share three of my hot cocoa recipes with you, so that you can step up your hot cocoa […]

5x Christmas tea blends

Christmas tea

Christmas time is above all for snuggling together around the TV to watch Christmas movies with a pot of tea, cookies and chocolates. That’s why I love to stock up on different tea blends that are like Christmas in a cup. In fact, the tea blends with seasonal flavours to warm up with, are perfect […]

Recipe: Christmas Cranberry-Vanilla Cocktail

Last year’s Christmas I created a cocktail that blew my guests away. I served the cocktail as a welcome aperitif as the guests dripped in for dinner. Because of the success I couldn’t not share it with my readers this year. It’s actually quite easy to make and you don’t need professional cocktail utensils to […]

Hotspot: Mama Kelly Amsterdam

Mama Kelly Amsterdam

The buzz of Amsterdam last week was the highly anticipated opening of the restaurant Mama Kelly Amsterdam. It’s the pink sister of the edgy and more robust urban bistro Mama Kelly the Hague.  Being a regular customer in The Hague, I knew upfront that they would hit the ball out of the park with the decor. […]

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