Best Kept Secret Festival Proeverij

Het Best Kept Secret Festival staat vooral bekend om zijn goede muziek. Niet mainstream, de nieuwste ontdekkingen en lekker chill. Maar ook vinden ze het belangrijk om de gasten lekker eten aan te kunnen bieden en dat wordt gewaardeerd. Want tegenwoordig willen we niet alleen lekker dansen, maar willen we ook lekker eten. Zeg maar […]

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My Vietnamese Kitchen, cookbook inspiration

As I am a little addicted to buying cookbooks, I just couldn’t resist and bought a few new ones. The BF has now officially restricted me to buy more. How will I ever do that? Niw’s, today I am talking to you guys about the cook book by Uyen Luu: My Vietnamese Kitchen. We all […]

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Bloggerbabes cooking Vietnamese Fried Chicken

In the title I am giving away that it was time for another joint forces cooking session. This time bloggerbabe Sessane from the LionKitchen and myself got together to create some magic together. We had decided to make a lot of dishes, but on the day it self, we decided to keep it simple and make […]

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Pho91 in Amsterdam, Pho Sure!

So as you can see on the number of recipes on my blog, I loooove me some Vietnamese food. Its delish, its fresh, its healthy and here at home we all love it. However, today I am not talking about me cooking, no I am talking about a Viet gem my Vietnamese friend L tipped me about. […]

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Sticky madness: Xoi Lap Xuong

I am on a Viet roll again. I just love the food and its simplicity yet rich flavors. My friend C makes me jealous sometimes with the delish food she’s eating. Same happened with this dish. She was at a family bday party and showed me all the goodies they were having. One of those […]

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Ku Kitchen inspired spicy shrimp salad

So I had a really nice press lunch a while ago at the KU Kitchen Bar. You can read all about it in my post here. One of the dishes I wanted to recreate was the spicy shrimp salad we had. I loved the combination of dressing the salad and then those nice rich bbq […]

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May 25th – Food Market in Utrecht: Markt van de toekomst

Finally a food market in Utrecht. YES! It is my pleasure to tell you about the Market of the future, 50 food stalls going all crazy about food and their passion for their products. Come and join the fun: Neighbourfood market meets Markt van de toekomst, May 25th at the Vredenburgplein, part of a weekend initiative […]

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Food Film Festival, starting 9th of may

On may 9,10 and 11 the FoodFilm Festival will take place in Amsterdam at the Westergasfabriek. The Food Film Festival is a festival talking, speaking, eating, watching food. Everything you need to know about food and its there! You’ll be able to go to more than 35 documentaries, do about 25 workshops, go to debates and […]

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Talking 2 Nathalie Ji Yun Kranenburg + Give away

It was so funny..me and the BF are a big fan of the Neighbourfood Market in Amsterdam, so we are loyal visitors. About 2 months ago we were visiting again and I saw this girl cooking, making Mandu’s aka Gyoza’s aka Potstickers, but then Korean style. Hmmm..I asked her a few questions and wanted to know […]

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Bar Moustache

Recently I had a lovely meeting at Bar Moustache…Stupid..I forgot to take pictures, but thats why I went back and can now report on this lovely little place. The first time I visited, entering the cafe it was super busy, but still there was a nice little spot available, just behind the stairs. Perfect. After […]

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Baked sausages, Bill Granger style

I can’t even remember when we first started cooking from Bill Grangers recipes, but we love his simplicity and good food. Its been numerous times we’ve eaten this dish and its definitely a keeper here in our household.  The last time we made it, we used nice sausages from Brandt & Levie. We will talk […]

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Talking 2 Monique van Loon: Ms Culy.nl

Picture taken by Joris Bruring (c) Recently I had the pleasure of interviewing Monique van Loon aka Ms Culy.nl. I first met Monique at a workshop I did in December. Very down to earth, bubbly personality if you ask me. Being me, I asked her if she would be open to me interviewing her for my […]

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Valentines Sago dessert

I had the best dessert the other day at my sisters, who cooked us a meal before heading out on adventure to China. You can follow her on her blog called The Fake Asian on vacation. Niw’s it got me thinking as I wanted to create a cute little dessert for Valentines. Who doesn’t love […]

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Love for the Neighbourfood market Amsterdam

I can’t even remember the first time I visited this food market, but I do remember that I liked it from the start. What I do remember is that it was in one of the smaller buildings on the Westergas premisses and it was very cold. Even though it was very cold, it was cozy […]

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Restaurant Amberes

My brother in law celebrated his bday and invited us to join him for a dinner at restaurant Amberes. Lucky us. Before deciding where we were going to eat, my BF and his brother looked up a bunch of alternatives on IENS. After reading reviews, we decided it would be Amberes. Expectations were set, so […]

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Goi Cuon: Vietnamese Fresh spring rolls

After talking to my friend Carla for over an hour, we decided it was time to get together and have dinner. As the mini should go to bed on time, we decided to have dinner at our home. After thinking what to make we decided to go for one of our favorites, introduced to me […]

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My 1st FoodBlogSwap: Chicken Pies

There is an initiative going on here in the Dutch Foodbloggers community called the Foodblog Swap: on a monthly basis blogs swap recipes. You can find all recipes cooked on the foodblogswap board on Pinterest too. Its the first time that I am doing something like this and I was assigned to the blog of […]

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Easy Couscous

So on my Facebook page, I asked for some input and my friend Carla had good input and said: Can’t you make us an easy dish on a weekly basis. Now on a weekly basis I don’t know yet, but here is the first recipe I want to share with you. First of all let […]

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Simple pasta with creamy Spinach

To celebrate my new likers on FB and to commit to my word saying I would post an easy recipe every now and than, I am sharing an easy recipe with you guys. Happy cooking on this Sunday. Penne with a creamy spinach sauce For 2 people Ingredients 200 gr Penne Boursain – 32 gr (or […]

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Time for a winter salad

As I was browsing through my pictures yesterday I thought I must share with you a nice warm winter salad we had recently. Especially with the days being so short, you tend to spend some more time in the house. Nice warm comfort food is definitely a must for my family. The BF found this […]

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