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 […]

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 […]

A Real Plum: Brioche with Goat Cheese, Plums and Lavender Syrup

We are right in the middle of the stone fruits season and I’m loving it! Peaches, nectarines, and plums. Last weekend I went to the Pick Your Own Farm to pick a basket of plums. The ones that weren’t ripe yet were so pretty with all the different shades blending: pinkish, yellow, purple. I couldn’t […]