Monthly Archives: May, 2012

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All time favorites

Everyone has some favorite dishes that they make over and over again. My top go-to dishes are pasta with creamy spinach sauce, a paste salad with tomatoes, black olives and goat cheese and this yummie pasta dish with fennel, blue cheese and tomato sauce. (Can you tell I am a pasta girl?) Why do I …

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Perfect summer salad

For reasons I will not bore you with, for about a week now I am without a closet! This might be considered somewhat of a problem as I have loads and loads of clothes, obviously. Luckily, my shoes already had there own closet 😉 My clothes are now all piled up in my spare bedroom, …

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Asparagus risotto

One of the fun things about writing a food blog, is that people start seeing you as “that person who likes to cook”. Often, someone will ask me how to prepare a certain food or give me tips on things I should try. And last week, my neighbour just brought over a bunch of aparagus, …

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Revenge of the carrots

After last week’s disaster dinner (in case you missed it, check it out here), I decided to give carrots another go. And luckily, it was a win this week! Beware however, this recipe is not necessarily healthy and it is pretty high in fat. But that should  not stop you from making it, if just …

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It doesn’t always work…

In case you were wondering: no, not all my meals turn out great. Unfortunately 😦 Actually, last Saturday was one of those misses. It was so bad that The Boyfriend stopped eating. And that is telling something 😉 It seemed like a good dish. I saved it from my latest Vegetarian Times issue to try. …

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Broccoli pie with pear and cashews

The Boyfriend was in charge of picking last weekend’s surprise dish. He selected the broccoli from my bag of vegetables and choose this delicious broccoli pie for me to make. Good choice! I love making (savoury) pies since they often require little prep work and most of the work is done by the oven. For …

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Koninginnedag (Queen’s Day) in Amsterdam

Yesterday was a National Holiday here in The Netherlands. But instead of sleeping in, The Boyfriend managed to drag me out of bed really, really early. Why? To go to the vrijmarkt (“free market”) in Amsterdam! He wanted to be there before the big crowds roll in and all the good stuff is gone 😉 …

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