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 […]

Yxaiio, the summer drink of 2016


This summer’s hottest drink is the tantalizing ‘aphrodisiac’ drink Yxaiio. A non-alcoholic beverage based on the upbeat aroma of pheromones, intended as a stimulating companion for intimate and hot moments. We were at the launch party a few weeks ago, to taste this glamourous new summer sip. Yxaiio, 4 ways Yxaiio can be sampled ‘pure’ with  e.g. mixed […]

Lolea Sangria

I would like to make a toast to the weekend with a chilled glass of sangria! Because, is there really any other drink that screams summer more than the delicious fruit-based wine that has its traditional heritage rooted in Spain? To mimic the drink and bring back the flavour of your last trip to Spain is however […]

Berlin hot spot: Le Croco Blue

While I was exploring Berlin I discovered the most extraordinary and edgy cocktail bar in Prenslauerberg called Le Croco Blue. I instantly fell in love with the interior, especially the turquoise blue chairs. I would love to have those chairs at home. The story behind the space is rather interesting as well.  Le Croco Blue […]

Trend: Poptails

2013 is definitely the year of the popsicle. The heatwave in Europe makes not only children but also grown-ups long for the colourful refreshers. And a lot of us thirty-somethings are now making our own to keep better track of the ingredients. On the internet you can find a load of yummie recipes. A new […]

A Summer cocktail with Roses and Raspberry

Today I’m over at my American blog-friend’s blog Joyful Scribblings with a guest post. Dawn asked me to share an article on her blog while she is on holiday, so I chose to share my self-invented Roses and Raspberry Cocktail recipe with her readers. And since it’s so good, I couldn’t keep it from my own […]

Great summer drink: Elderflower lemonade

The Elderflower season is long gone, but thanks to Ikea you can still enjoy a good glass of refreshing Elderflower lemonade on a hot day, or  welcome your guests at your next garden party with an elderflower cocktail.  I never bought gourmet products at Ikea before, but a few weeks ago I thought I would […]