Refreshing watermelon salad

I’ve been a little salad obsessed lately and get ready for more, cause I’ve just received a new cookbook from the notorious SLA in Amsterdam. This is a very popular salad bar and after merely 2 years of being in business they’ve launched a cookbook. I’ll be reviewing it soon! Ok, so back to the […]

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Green Salad for spring

We’ve experienced a stormy week here in the Netherlands. It’s supposed to be spring, but we’ve had rain, wind, hail and low temperatures. Not springy at all, but still it didn’t stop me. I went to the supermarket and saw some spring greens on display. I love asparagus and saw some green ones screaming my […]

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Mango Lassi for Easter

As easter is around the corner, I’ve been thinking yellow for the past few weeks. Walking in to the HEMA here doesn’t make it any easier. They sell all these cute easter ornaments to pimp your brunch /lunch or dinner table. I couldn’t resist, but kept it modest. I bought two round yellow ornaments and […]

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Nuoc Mam dressing

Its been numerous times I have made this and included it in the recipes. Maybe easier to just create a separate post with this recipe so I can refer to it all the time 😉 You can easily make it up front and keep it in the fridge. I always have it ready to make […]

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Lemon Ricotta Ravioli for Christmas

As mentioned in my Matcha Granola post, Christmas is around the corner, why not share with you a recipe you can easily make!  It looks pretty damn festive too if I may say so my self. This dish reminds me of a wonderful little pasta place in Leiden, called Bocconi. I first tasted this ravioli […]

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Italian Pasta salad + Give away Rosti Mepal

So the other day, I had an appointment with the mini and decided I would be wise. Especially with my no waste challenge going on, I thought I would make lunch ahead and bring it with me to the appointment. Of course I wanted to have something nice for lunch, so after checking the cabinets […]

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Thai Mango Sticky Rice

Sometimes its one of those days where you just want to be on holiday where the sun is shining and you can get massages all day every day. Of course eating good food is always an important part of our holidays, so a lot of eating goes on during those trips. I shouldn’t complain as […]

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Thai Beef Salad for Koken met Aanbiedingen

It was time to get cooking with the Koken met aanbiedingen app and as the weather is still very summery I thought I’d make this wonderful super tasty Thai Beef Salad. Why? Because I am also fan of the Thai cuisine and every now and then we crave a heavier lunch on the weekends. Not […]

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My Vietnamese Kitchen, kookboeken inspiratie

Ik ben een beetje verslaafd aan het kopen van kookboeken, dus heb ik recentelijk weer een stuk of 5 gekocht. Mijn BF is er helemaal niet blij mee, keek me zelf een beetje boos aan en schudde alleen maar met zn hoofd bij het overhandigen van het amazon pakketje. Het enige dat hij zei was: […]

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ETNA high tea party + Recipe for Fruit tart

Sometimes you get unexpected little gifts and what a gift I got last thursday. Why? Lovely summer weather, rays of sunlight, great atmosphere and a beautiful high tea near the canals in Utrecht. A real gift I’d say! Together with other food bloggers I was invited to the first ETNA bloggers cooking workshop at the Grachten Atelier […]

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High Tea Party met ETNA + Recept Fruittaart

Soms krijg je van die onverwachte kadootjes en dat was me er een afgelopen donderdag! Waarom? Vanwege de mooie dag, de zonnestralen, de gezellige sfeer en de o zo mooie high tea buiten langs de grachten van Utrecht! Een echt kadootje zeg ik dan! Samen met andere foodbloggers mocht ik aanwezig zijn bij de eerste ETNA […]

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Crispy Chinese parcels: TGI Fry Day!

Thank god its FRY day aka friday 😉 hehehe don’t you love this. I sure do and let me tell you about the magic we are about to create: Crispy Chinese Parcels. So sometimes you get inspired by others to make a little treat. That was the case with these little beauties. Sabine from Oh […]

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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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Dutch Poffertjes Culinessa style

Sometimes you come up with brilliant ideas right? Ha well sorry for being so arrogant, but this my friends is worth it. I had miss Monocrafft visiting us and having some Vietnamese food for dinner at our place. And if you’ve been following my blog, you know that I am not a real baking/ dessert person, […]

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Tuna Tataki inspired by Admiraliteit

So as mentioned before, I went to the cocktail tuesday at Admiraliteit Bar & Kitchen where we got explained a lot about their different cocktails on the menu. Read all about it in my post here! Besides all the cocktails, we got spoiled with all of the nice bites that they serve. One of them was […]

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Spicy Corn, Mexican style

I seriously am craving a bbq as I did not have home made bbq this year. I heard that is was going to be summer one last week, so that meant one last chance to have some bbq. No worries, this recipe can be made in your home too, just use a grilling pan instead! […]

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Vietnamese Iced Coffee, super easy

So I just don’t want to believe summer is over. It just can’t be! And if it is, I am in denial! As I got my Viet Mojo going on, I thought I’d share with you this recipe. Perfect for hot weather or as a little dessert after having some Vietnamese food. It’s not even […]

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Vietnamese Ijskoffie, heel makkelijk!

Ik wil gewoon niet geloven dat de zomer voorbij is. Echt niet. Nu zag ik dat het deze week nog een mooie week wordt, dus deel ik met jullie toch nog een zomers receptje. Ik ben de afgelopen tijd veel Vietnamees ah koken en deel dus ook vandaag een Vietnamees recept. Het is perfect als het […]

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Surinamese Crab spread, my fave

Every now and ten I have a little can of fancy crab meat in my pantry for days like these. I was missing home (Suriname) and beter yet, missing R’s great cooking skills. This recipe reminds me of a holiday I had years ago where I ate at R’s home quite a lot. She would […]

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Quick meal: Bun Cha Gio salad

Today I’ve got the perfect solution for you when you don’t want to cook! Yess peeps, it takes literally just as long as it takes to fry the spring rolls. Bun Cha Gio is a light salad type of meal so perfect for this ahum Summer we are in. Here we also eat it when […]

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