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Strawberry Rhubarb Crisp

Strawberry Rhubarb Crisp

Last week I got a lovely bunch of fresh rhubarb from my mother-in-law’s garden. T’is the season! Well, rhubarb season that is. I love the combination of strawberry and lime, but also the combo of strawberry and rhubarb. So why not combine both? It’s strawberry […]

Strawberry Lemonade

Strawberry Lemonade

It’s strawberry season! Eventhough strawberries are available throughout the year, even from the Netherlands, the original season for strawberries was from May to September. The Dutch love their strawberries and they’re considered a typical summer fruit. We even call them “Zomerkoninkjes”, which means Little Summer […]

CopyCat Recipe: Hela Curry-sauce

CopyCat Recipe: Hela Curry-sauce

This recipe is for both Fry-day and Copy Caturday! The Hela curry sauce is the most popular brand of “currysauce” in the Netherlands. It is a spicy kind of ketchup that is mostly eaten with fries and fried goods. The most well-known use of currysauce is […]

Beef Croquette and croquette balls

Beef Croquette and croquette balls

The Dutch love their snacks, like bitterballen, kroketten and frikandellen. They even have special snack vending machines, maybe you know them as Automats. In Dutch these were named Automatiek, but are now known as FEBO, named after the first, and now biggest, company to have introduced […]

Easter Bunny Bread

Easter Bunny Bread

Easter Sunday celebrates Christ’s resurrection from the dead, following crucifixion. It marks the end of Holy Week, the end of Lent, and the last day of the Easter Triduum (Holy Thursday, Good Friday and Easter Sunday), as well as the beginning of the Easter season. The resurrection represents the triumph […]

Copycat Recipe: Subway Cookies Double Chocolate Chip!

Copycat Recipe: Subway Cookies Double Chocolate Chip!

My hubby loves chocolate, the darker the better. So by his request: Subway’s double chocolate cookies! Rich, chewy and chocolate stuffed. Whether it’s because you need some for your coffee break with a friend, a homemade birthday gift or to impress your family at the […]

Homemade Fresh Lemonade

Homemade Fresh Lemonade

When life gives you lemons.. When I was at Disneyland Resort Paris I saw Annette’s Diner, which is a restaurant in the style of a 50’s American diner. If you know me personally, you know I’m a fan of the 50’s style and of course […]

Apple Sauce

Apple Sauce

Apple sauce was once a food prepared for winter, since it keeps well. It originated in medieval times, when the possibilities to preserve food were limited. Apples were cooked with sugar or honey into a puree and put into jars. The high levels of sugar […]

Blueberry Pie

Blueberry Pie

Happy π-day everyone! I can’t believe it’s been so long since I last posted a pie recipe, shame on me! Even more because pies are my favourite thing to bake. This pie is a combination of an American classic, the blueberry pie, and a southern Dutch pie. […]

Copycat Recipe: Subway cookies, M&M’s or Chocolate chip!

Copycat Recipe: Subway cookies, M&M’s or Chocolate chip!

Subway cookies are an all-time favourite of mine. I’ve wanted to bake some forever, but due to sugar cookie trauma’s as a child I’ve been postponing. When I finally build up the courage to make them, it took some time to perfect them. But here […]