French fun with Rachel Khoo

It started with me reading a post on the FB page from Culy.nl and there it was: Sign up and tell us why you want to meet up with Rachel Khoo and maybe you and a friend will be one of the lucky few to meet her. I was thinking YESS I want! She is […]

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The popular pretzel bites

I posted a picture on Facebook the other day of me being proud of the pretzel bites I had just finished making. Funny to see how many responses I got when asking who would want the recipe. So here it is guys, enjoy and be sure to let me know how they turned out for […]

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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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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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Thanks for following Culinessa

I am doing a little dance virtually because I want to thank you guys so much for following! What a blessing, over 1200 likes on Facebook and over 200 followers on Instagram and Culinessa has only been up and running online for 4 months. If you guys have feedback, tips, questions, please feel free to […]

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6 years of Earth Water concepts

I was able to attend the 6 year anniversary of Earth Concepts and what a little party that was. Not only do they have the Earth Water, familiar to must of us, but they recently added Earth Coffee, Earth Tea and at the party I was able to drink the first Earth Cocktail. Yes you […]

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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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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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Talking 2 Joep Mous

  Age: 35 Profession: Chiropractor in the making Website: http://barfranklin.nl Why passionate about food and cooking: For me nutrition is the most important pillar in life. Slow cooking gives me the opportunity to choose health. Hot Spot: FRANKLIN bar & kitchen Seriously, they have the best cocktails in town and a super relaxed atmosphere. It feels like […]

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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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Making Chinese salt and pepper squid

So there is a first for everything. This was the most liked picture on Facebook. And you all wanted to know how to make this recipe. In Dutch we say: “u roept, wij draaien” which means something like “you ask for it, so we provide”. When eating Chinese at a restaurant,  this is a dish […]

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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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Pancakes without eggs

As my babygirl is allergic to egg. Yes you read it right, no egg for her, we have to be very creative. On top of that, she is quite a picky eater. I was asking her if she wanted to help me make something for lunch and she was super exited. I then had to […]

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Eating at restaurant New King

Today I visited restaurant New King after a very long time. It has been a year I think, but they did not let me down. Good food at a nice price quality ratio. You guys must recognize this, but there is always the question which Chinese restaurant to choose when walking down the Zeedijk. There […]

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Talking 2 Miss Nombelina

Age: 34 years old Profession: (Web) designer and front end developer at Goulashoup. Website: http://nombelina.com/en (EN) http://nombelina.com/ (NL) When and why did you start Nombelina? I started Nombelina in 2008. I’ve always had a website or online journal in one form or another and always had a love for food. I thought combining the two would help me stick to blogging […]

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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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Thank you

I just wanted to touch on the topic briefly, but WOW I am happy with my family, friends, the readers, the likers and the followers. Both on Instagram and on Facebook I have a little fan base going on and am super thankful. Its been a short 2 and a half months that I have […]

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Colourful holiday chocolate treat

One of the main sources that inspires me is Instagram. I loved it, according to the BF I am addicted to it. Just before christmas I was looking at the IG feed of Confessionsofalittlepiggy and I was almost drooling and wanting to get my hands on what I saw in the picture. I loved how […]

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Go to the Lindenhoff

In my christmas post of Dec 19 I already talked about the Lindenhoff, but did not feel like I mentioned everything. My BF is the one who introduced me to the wonderful world of cooking. When we first met, he would always cook and I ate. Slowly, he was the chef and I was his […]

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