a whole new level of Hotdogs: the Fat Dog

So it was the weekend of the Rollende keukens and we were actually going to stop by to have some food and drinks there, but speaking to some friends we decided not to go. Apparently it was super crowded and as we had the mini with us, it would not be ideal. So we decided […]

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Talking 2 Liselotte Legebeke

I knew Liselotte is working for Culy.nl and if you work for Culy you should be just as big of a foodie as Monique (owner of Culy.nl) is. I contacted Liselotte and yes, she was eager to do an interview. As soon as I met her, we talked for 10 minutes I knew, Liselotte loves […]

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Little feta snacks

So I wanted to make a little festive snack and as I have a #nowaste challenge going on with myself (haha) I thought I’d make something out of the ingredients we have at home, in this case: hazelnuts, feta cheese, mint leaves and some puff pastry. It turned out in to this little beauty, come on […]

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Perfect weather for Coleslaw don’t you think?

So whenever the weather turns tropical, I think BBQ instantly. As we live in Holland there is not a lot of hot weather going on so the moment the sun comes out and the tropical temperatures are here, I want to BBQ or eat burgers ;). A coleslaw is the least I can do to […]

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BBQ time, so time for Thit Nuong

Sometimes you meet people and it instantly clicks. Thats the feeling I had when I met C! Good food creates a bond instantly, thats for sure. I knew C was a good cook as she sells Fresh Rolls at the Neighbourfood market and I love the fact that its these uber fashionable girls rolling fresh […]

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the Beef Chief, my burger chief

So this post is long overdue. I was just too damn busy eating the burgers instead of telling you guys about the one and only burger chief: The Beef Chief. They drive around in this burger Truck and attend events, happenings and also cater. The burgers are freshly ground every day and to quote the fresher […]

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Shrimp cocktail inspired by Hellmanns

So I attended an event from Unilever officially introducing Hellmanns mayonnaise (now available in most supermarkets, also in a light version) in the Netherlands. Lucky me that I was invited and we had a whole meal served to us, actually a 6 course meal was served to us, but in another blogpost I will tell […]

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Talking 2 Rens Kroes

I have been following Rens Kroes for quite some time now and I love the healthy bubbly positive vibe she’s got going on. I met her at an event and asked her if she would be up for an interview. She said yes and mentioned her cookbook coming out too. Perfect timing for an interview […]

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Foodblogswap: Thai Basil Chicken

So this is my 3d time cooking from another foodblog and thus participating in the foodblogswap. Elize from Eat Cook Love was cooking from my blog and made my “Sweet potato fries“ and I was assigned to the blog of Johanneke called “Bijna net zo lekker als thuis“ which means almost as good as home. I […]

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Making my own flavored water

So as the weather turned summer on us, I thought it would be nice to share with you a simple idea to make your own flavored water. You can vary as much as you like, but my favorite combos are: strawberries, berries, mint leafs, raspberries and normal water. I press all of the fruits a little […]

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Hot weather calls for Pink Fizz ice tea

So I have to share with you a tip 😉 Yes a tip for this hot summer weather we’ve got going on. Make your own ice tea, very easy! I used the tea called Pink Fizz from the Tea Bar, but of course you can vary as much as you like. I don’t have real […]

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Goi Vit – Vietnamese Duck salad

This is actually part II to the post I posted earlier, called Goi Cuon – Vietnamese Spring rolls. I promised to come back and share also this wonderful recipe with you guys. Its perfect for the hotter weather thats coming up. Watching Anthony Bourdain is like being hypnotized. At least that’s what happens most of […]

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Ku Kitchen & Bar: Where Asian food meets cocktails

Do you guys know Ku Kitchen & Bar? They are pretty new in the Utrechtsestraat in Amsterdam. A street known for its nice shops and good restaurants like Bakkerij Kuyt, Take Thai, Bar Moustache, We are labels, Pata Negra and much more. So when I heard I was invited to come and have lunch at […]

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Crispy Thai fish for mothers day

The BF asked me if I could cook on mothers day. My first reaction was aaahuuummmmm NO! I am a mommy too, so I need to be spoiled and not do one thing that day, hah! Of course he then explained to me why and how could I ever say no. Sweet aunt S and […]

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Frozen banana chocolate sensation

So Instagram is such an inspirational place to me, actually quite addicitive. I was having a look at the feed of @elkedagenergiek and I saw this beautiful picture on bananas dipped in chocolate and covered with superfoods. I thought, wow..this could be magic, but then I added an extra step to it. Frozen banana sensation  I […]

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Muah Chee – Glutinous Asian desert

So whenever we cook asian, we always need to be very creative when it comes down to making dessert. Apart from the green tea ice or sesame ice cream, tapioca pearls type of dessert or fresh fruit you want to have something original every now and then. I don’t know weather its Chinese or Singaporian […]

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Thai Morning Glory with Red Curry Chicken

I always go to one shop when it comes to Thai food and Thai products: The Thai Shop in Amsterdam. There you can buy, without a doubt, the best curries ever. Like they should really taste: rich, deep and spicy flavors. The first Thai dishes, I also learned from them. So this time going in, […]

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Bacon and chocolate adventure

So after seeing people eat bacon and chocolate in all different ways possible, I decided to give it a go. Was this combination as sensational people say? So on sunday I thought lets give it a go..I had some Tony Chocolonely Salted Caramel chocolate left and some bacon strips.Taraa thats all you need right 😉 […]

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Masi Wines tasting

I was lucky again..yes lucky 😉 I got to experience a great wine tasting and dinner event. We were a group of 6 so it was very intimate and we were spoiled quite a bit. L’Exception Lenselink imports wines from the Italian winery Masi, well known for their Amarone wine selection. Together with the Marriott […]

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Spicy Tuna Madness

I recently went to an event and there I got a can of Rio Mare tuna and stored it away. I was preparing lunch the other day and as I was craving tuna salad, out came the can of Rio Mare. Hooray! And whoop whoop, I had a moment of inspiration. I decided not to […]

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