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…

RECIPE: pesto flavoured celeriac fries

Since being back in Holland after five weeks in Beijing, I have been craving some European foods, like root vegetables, cabbage and potatoes. So I went into the supermarket last week without a clear idea what to make and I picked up a celeriac root. Not really knowing what to make with it, I steamed…

VEGANISED RECIPE: Liège waffles made with yeasted dough (Luikse wafels)

My parents have recently bought a new panini-maker/tosti-maker/waffle iron, and this is the first time in my life that I have actually owned an appliance to make waffles. Needless to say, I immediately went along and made different types of waffles. I found out that there are two types of Belgian waffles: Waffles from Brussels:…

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…

RECIPE: super simple parsnip and sage soup

I love having a warm lunch on colder days. That is why I love making easy soups from vegetables and herbs. I already shared a recipe for an easy pumpkin and thyme soup, which you can find here. This recipe also uses a sweet vegetable: parsnips. If you can’t find parsnips where you live, you…