Talking to Wouter from Brandt & Levie

Brandt & Levie, the notorious sausage makers. Who doesn’t know them? My first time eating their sausages was when we ordered groceries from the Lindenhof and I fell in love with the apple and calvados one. Hmm…I still think about it. Today we talk to Wouter Leeuwenburg, who studied marketing at the VU in Amsterdam, […]

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Toko Tos at Cafe Struijk adventure + recipe

So last saturday I headed over to Cafe Struik to have some Japanese Street Food and listen to some back in the day tunes. We arrived there and saw that the place was quite crowded. We ordered a few drinks and as there were no tables available, we sat at the bar. I quickly said […]

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BK Cookware introduces: The Royal Dutch oven

On april 17th, I attended a presentation by BK cookware where they introduced their newest gem, the Royal Dutch oven, initially made for the Chinese market, but gladly they’ll be selling it in the Netherlands too. We were invited to come and see this special pan at the Andaz hotel in Amsterdam. So I met […]

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Tips for Sushi making and my answer, a Sushi bowl

So a while a go, I attended a workshop from Tosoa van Coevoorden and here are my tips and tricks. First things first, you need to practice. A lot..quite a lot! Its not just your average thing. No its a skill you need to develop. My advice, make it something fun, with a group. Have […]

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Roue Verveer Jokes a lot, but not about food

Its funny how you get a sneak peak into peoples lives when following them on social media. I have almost seen all of Roue Verveers’ shows and we are still fan. Too bad I missed Typisch Surinaams. Gladly, there is Facebook and Roue is quite active on it. You get to see bits and pieces […]

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Gartine, an all time lunch favorite + Recipe

Sometimes there are treasures that should stay like that forever.. This one is very much T R E A S U R E D: Gartine My sister is the one who started talking about Gartine a few years ago..she told us she wanted to celebrate mothers day spending the day together and having lots of […]

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Snack time with boiled peanuts

As the nights are getting longer, summer around the corner, we tend to spend more time in the garden, on our balconies or in parks. It got me craving boiled peanuts. They remind me of when I was really little, living in Suriname. This is a snack you would find when going to the warungs. […]

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Culinessa style Ragu Bolognese

So when me and the BF moved in together, one of the first things I mastered was making a ragu bolognaise. I always make a double batch, for the day you have no time to cook or no inspiration. Always a meal saver and everybody here loves it. By now, I have more than one […]

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Pork Belly Buns Galore

So I had my friend A over who is a photographer, so we planned a day to get together and create masterpieces. He loves good food too and we both love photography too. For my blog, I try to capture everything with my Iphone and after our cooking and photography adventure, maybe I should consider […]

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Book launch YvesTown in de keuken + Recipe

Just before Yvonne her book “Yvestown in de keuken” was launched, I had the chance to interview her about it. Due to the fact that Yvonne lives in Belgium, it made it a little difficult to do the interview in person, so we decided to go digital. In the interview Yvonne talked about how this […]

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SOBA love

It was one of the first days that it was really sunny and I felt like having a refreshing meal. Not too complicated, but good nevertheless. I went to the Oriental shop and bought a pack of Soba noodles amongst other things. I came home and decided I would be making these for dinner. Being […]

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Macaron Workshop by Dreams of Magnolia

I am fan of the foodwelovebox from Foodwelove and a while ago I saw they were facilitating a workshop done by Hidde de Brabander from Dreams of Magnolia. Hidde is the one making the Macaron’s in Monique van Loon’s Culy way of Life. I just HAD to go..but I saw their post pretty late so […]

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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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Talking 2 Yvestown’s Yvonne

Sometimes you just can’t wait to get your hands on something 😉 Well thats exactly the case when it comes down to the cook book of Yvonne from Yvestown called Yvestown in de keuken. I had te pleasure of interviewing her and guys her book is being launched on the 27th of March. You can join […]

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Big love for these sticky Coca Cola wings

I am such a weirdo sometimes …I had to buy some groceries at the oriental shop the other day and as I was waiting for one of the ladies to get me some vegetables, I got talking to the guy that stood next to me in line. He was Chinese, doing a masters here in […]

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Tip! Ramon Beuk starts cooking Renewed Surinamese

Tip! I had the pleasure of interviewing Ramon Beuk this week and yes, the interview will be posted soon, BUT he told me something really cool that I want to share with you NOW: tomorrow he will be starting a 10 week series in “de Volkskrant” on “Lessen in Lekkers (Lessons in Good Food) on cooking […]

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Bachelorette fun: cooking on location

So I had the pleasure of cooking for seven the other day. I got an email about two weeks ago asking me if I would be up to cook for 7 girls during a bachelorette. The big catch was a Stripper 😉 Ha..how can one ever say no to such a great incentive! No, I […]

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My dads omelette

After my mom and dad separated, our bond changed. Unfortunately, not for the better. One thing he did teach me was how to make his favorite omelette. So today, I share with you my dads omelette. Basically, this is his favorite and mine too, but of course you can vary as much as you want […]

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Talking 2 Elisah Jacobs from Interior Junkie

I spotted Interior Junkie a while back, more than a year ago and I absolutely loved it. Especially the Interior peeks in peoples homes called the “binnenkijkers”. I also loved the lay out of the site and when I began blogging myself, I always kept that lay out in mind. I soon found out that […]

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Fun snack: sprinkled grissini

I had a baby shower the other day and was asked to make something too. I thought it should be something fun and as I don’t like the traditional blue/pink themed showers, I was not going to compromise this time either. All colors, but subtle..taraa..the idea of using sprinkles was born. Sprinkled Grissini snack Ingredients […]

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