Homemade with Love: 3 Summer delights

It’s been a while since my last hostess gift idea column Homemade with Love. Now that summer holidays are starting, people start visiting each other more, for barbecues and garden parties. And nothing beats a home made gift for the hostess to show your appreciation and love. A gift that smells, or tastes like summer. […]

How to make your own Elderflower syrup

It’s Elderflower season again! (vlierbloesem in Dutch) Time to sneak into the park at dusk or dawn when no one is watching and pick a few branches with the fragrant white flowers. Yes, here in the Netherlands it’s a crime to pick flowers in public places, so ssssshhh don’t tell any one I did or […]

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 […]