I’ve been wanting to try this Afghan restaurant in Angel for ages, but somehow it didn’t happen. Until a few weeks ago. Continue reading My Little Black Book
Living with a French person has its advantages; salted butter, foie gras every once in a while, and then of course there are the quiches and the tartes… My ‘bichette’ Audrey spoils us every time she comes back from a weekend in France with one or more of these delicacies. Audrey was one of the people who learned me French, and by French I mean … Continue reading Tarte aux poires et roquefort…
As I am currently in Italy I feel I should post about Italian food this week, especially since I am having all sorts of delicious tomatoes; hot, cold, with olive oil or with cheese, you name it. In fairness, the recipe comes from when I was staying in Monestevole, Umbria earlier this summer, and for those among you that are not missing a single detail: … Continue reading Pomodori!
Peppers… Not the first thing that comes to mind when you think of Italian food, right? And yet that’s where I got this recipe from. As usual, it’s super easy to make (the oven does all the work for you) and super tasty. Besides that, peppers are in season at the moment, so you can feel even better about yourself! For 2 big pepper eaters … Continue reading Pepper Party!
The first time I had quinoa was long before the hype around this ‘superfood’ started. Once again it was my personal food guru Fred who was aware of it’s existence before everyone else. Strangely enough, it wasn’t really until last year that I started using quinoa myself. One of the great things about it is that you can combine it with pretty much everything you … Continue reading Quinoa salad
Lisette and I have been friends for more than 20 years (yep, I’m officially old). We met in school when we were innocent little 9 year olds, went on numerous holidays together and even when I moved to Paris we stayed in touch. Every time I go back to Holland we meet up and we generally spend an entire evening chatting about our ‘terrible’ boyfriends, … Continue reading Pizza!