I love carrot cake anything. I could eat it for breakfast. You know, like a responsible adult. The only thing keeping me from it, is that I rather like my current wardrobe, and would prefer not to have to spend money on clothing a size up every other month. But else.. So you see, I… Continue reading Carrot cake pancakes
Oh Christmas. Although I believe it’s not as big a holiday in The Netherlands as it is in many other countries (because we celebrate ‘Sinterklaas’ on December 5th), it is still my favourite. I love the vibe, the colours, the decoration, and let’s face it: the food. I usually start planning our Christmas dinner around… Continue reading Ideas & tips for a lighter Christmas
You know when you come across a fun offer or contest on Facebook, and you decide to register without the actual expectation that anything will come from it? With that ‘oh well, I can always try’ mindset? That’s what I did when I came across the HelloFresh Blog Battle. Only this time, it did in fact… Continue reading HelloFresh Blog Battle
Maxwell was the first of many bars, restaurants, and cafés to be opened on Beukenplein and in the surrounding area by ‘the three wise from the East’, as we have started to refer to them: the three masterminds behind well known concepts such as Bar Bukowski, Smokin’ Barrels, and Louie Louie. No matter what time… Continue reading Hotspots: Café Maxwell, Amsterdam
Amsterdam Oost (the East part of the city) is booming. New, hip cafés and restaurants open up weekly, and I definitely have my own go-to spots for a casual bite to eat, a far too elaborate Sunday brunch, or some drinks to kick off the weekend. But De Kas is different. It’s excellent. And although I… Continue reading Hotspots: De Kas, Amsterdam
My three favourite breakfast spots in London. Common theme? Pancakes..
I remember the first time I tried oatmeal. And the second. And the third. It was in my phase of having to eat anything labeled ‘healthy’, but lord did it taste like cardboard. While I still prefer pancakes and (French) toast, I’ve by now learned to make oatmeal in a way that it actually tastes… Continue reading 3x oatmeal that actually tastes good