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 […]

4 Easy Barbecue Recipes

Summer is in full swing here in the Netherlands, so it’s time to bring out the grill and barbecue until the wee hours. Yesterday I had a small gathering with friends and cooked up some simple and quick dishes. I would love to share them with you, so here goes. Appetizer: Small skewers of watermelon, […]

Book review: Persiana, recipes from the Middle East and beyond

Lately I have been cooking merely Middle Eastern recipes thanks to the cook book Persiana, recipes from the Middle East and beyond by Sabrina Ghayour. The recipes in this book are so simple yet so tasteful! I even gave this book as a birthday present to my best friend and she also has the cooking […]

Oscars Party ideas

The countdown to the Academy awards has begun. Only a few more hours and we are treated to the gorgeous gowns on the red carpet and another epic award show. I haven’t seen all the movies yet, but from those I have seen, I already have a few favourites. Tonight I’m throwing a small Oscars […]

Book review: Fräulein Klein lädt ein

During every festive day, whether it is Easter, Christmas or a birthday, I always turn to the books by Fräulein Klein. Her latest book Fräulein Klein lädt ein, published by Callwey, is yet another great resource to create special and pretty decorations and recipes. Like her two preceding books (see here and here) she shares with us […]

Cranberry, Walnuts and Orange Muffins

Imagine waking up to the smell of fresh muffins in the oven on Christmas morning. And while you open the presents still in your pyjamas, you indulge in the fresh bakes with a cup of hot coffee or a glass of milk. My cranberry, walnut and orange muffins are the best and also a healthy treat […]

5 x Sunday omelette

Sunday mornings are the best because Sundays are for elaborate and slow breakfasts with warm fresh croissants, blushing strawberries, oven baked bread, pancakes and omelettes. You don’t have to rush out and you can walk around in your pajamas, read a magazine, or watch a classic movie.  I always try to deviate from the traditional ham […]

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