When I’m not cooking, I love to go to restaurants to try out new things, in different cities and as much as possible. Ribs & barbecue meat, most of us tend to be seduced by a succulent rack of ribs, or a nice thumb-thick steak. Preferably with fries? Maybe… yes. And do also bring a…… Continue reading Sticky Fingers Antwerp: Three times a charm?
Are you ready for this? Lavender. Cupcakes. No, it will not taste like soap and no, it will not feel like you are sticking your face in a bouquet of flowers. The flavour is, luckily, much more subtle than that. I actually took the cupcakes into work with me and asked my colleagues to guess what…… Continue reading Lavender Cupcakes
Sometimes, I like fast cooking because there are other things to do or just because I don’t feel like cooking very elaborately. Of course, I still want a dish packed with taste, that’s why this pan-seared tuna salad with ginger dressing is an excellent choice when you don’t have a lot of time but still…… Continue reading Thai pan seared tuna salad
Slightly unpopular opinion: I don’t like summer. To be more clear, I do not like temperatures above 23°C. I am not built for it and I cannot handle it. Also, I am as pale as snow so I burn within 15 minutes without some proper sun protection. Personally, I think that the terms “good” and…… Continue reading Lime & Coconut Cake
Last week I was back in Portugal, visiting Lisbon and going for surf in Ericeira. I love the Portuguese cuisine in particular, the mediterranean in general actually. When I go to Portugal, there are two things I must eat. Must is strong, but I mean it, I ain’t going nowhere without having tasted fresh polvo…… Continue reading A tender hymn for tentacles
This post will be sweet and short, just like the cookies themselves. The recipe comes from an amazing cookbook gifted to me by our very own Stef. It is extremely comprehensive and extremely pink and filled with amazing patisserie recipes, each one more elaborate than the next. I choose these cookies because I absolutely adore…… Continue reading Little pieces of heaven: Vanilla Cookies
A month ago, I got diagnosed with temporary lactose and gluten intolerance. Needless to say this was a massive blow in the stomach (ha!), since I am an absolute fan of cheese, pasta and pizza for that matter, patisserie for God’s sake. And bread & butter, about which I was so lyrical months ago. All…… Continue reading The lactose & glutenfree trip: red beetroot gnocchi