How to create the perfect charcuterie board

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Summer beckons for relaxing evenings outside in the garden or on the terrace. And what better way to enjoy that summer cocktail or bottle of wine you picked up on your vacation (e.g. France or Italy) than with a charcuterie board? Creating the perfect charcuterie board isn’t rocket science, but there are a few pointers […]

A Year in Cheese: a seasonal cheese cookbook

Cheese is one of those things I can’t live without. Whether I go to France, Italy, Turkey, or Switzerland, I always take home a piece of the local cheese. And then there is Dutch cheese. When I was living in the United States, there was only one thing I missed, and that was my Dutch […]

Easter Brunch recipe: Pesto Soufflé

Easter brunch is always so much fun to prepare. I browse my cookbooks and the internet in search of the ultimate fresh spring recipe to wow my guests. In an old issue of Seasons magazine I bookmarked a recipe for a green soufflé. Now the thing of soufflé is that it’s tricky. When you over-beat […]

DIY: How to create a French Vintage style Picnic to celebrate Fall

Although it’s fall, that doesn’t mean you have to stay inside. When it’s sunny and you have that crisp autumn air, it is wonderful to pack up some blankets, and a basket filled with cheese and wine for a picnic. I created a vintage style picnic under an apple tree with some easy Do It […]

Delightful dimanche

In the weekends I always treat myself to something special. On Saturdays I start with a big breakfast and on Sundays with something special for brunch. Lately I have tried a lot of recipes from Rachel Khoo’s cookbook Little Paris Kitchen. The recipes are easy yet so delicious and I can secretly pretend to be […]

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