Because I don’t own an ice cream maker and don’t see one in my near future either, I always choose for alternative ice cream recipes. Preferably ones that don’t require extensive stirring or other …

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citizenM hotel rotterdam

Recently I visited Rotterdam for a weekend and the places below were my favorite. From a relaxed lunch spot to a surprisingly affordable top hotel. Four delicious tips in Rotterdam:


  In the Netherlands we usually eat apple beignets on New Years Eve, but these sweet fritters taste just as good (if not better) on those cold and grey January days. They are crispy and …

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new restaurants amsterdam

New year, new list! Check out the 10 new restaurants and hotspots in Amsterdam you really shouldn’t miss. In no particular order:


Recently I interviewed Nadia Zerouali and Merijn Tol: two Dutch professional foodies that share their love for Arabic food with the rest of the world. I find it very inspiring how sincerely and careful these …

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Time for a final peek behind the scenes in 2014!