RECIPE: LOADED VEGAN JACKET SWEET POTATOES to please even meat-lovers!

I don’t see myself as a militant vegan. Sure, I think the world would be a better place if everybody started eating (more) plant-based foods and reduced or diminished their animal products intake, but I understand that that transition isn’t easy. One of the things I like to do therefore, is show meat-eaters how tasty…

VEGAN LEMON POPPY SEED CUPCAKES WITH LEMON CREAM CHEESE FROSTING

I love the fresh smell of zested lemons. The freshness just really lifts my spirit. One of my favourite flavour combinations with lemons is poppyseeds. Not only do the flavours go well together, I think that incorporating poppy seeds in recipes adds that extra bit of crunch. In this cup cake recipe, I used quite…

HIGH PROTEIN PASTA REPLACEMENT/WEIRD TOFU INSIPRATION

As you might have seen in someprevious blogposts, I recently spend some time in China, and even though groceryshopping required a lot of text-scanning and translating, I did want to step outof my comfort zone to try some new products. One of the things I definitely discoveredwas “tofu skin”. When I first saw this I…

AUTUMN DINNER PARTY: a convenient way to present loose-leaf tea

This Saturday my parents are hosting a dinner party for around 35 people and after the several courses, there is of course coffee and tea. We wanted to serve loose leaf tea (since the flavours are then a bit more special than the tea you buy in the store) but having 35 people scoop their…

MY HAND-KNIT SCARF COLLECTION: Make your own Slytherin scarf!

Hello everybody, this is part 1 out of 6 of my “Hand-knit scarf collection”. To start off with, I thought I would share with you my easiest (and definitely the nerdiest) scarf, inspired by the Harry Potter house Slytherin. This scarf can of course by modified to suit your favourite house. This scarf is the…