The Art of Hygge

Earlier this week, I was invited by Collishop.be to an evening of healthy cooking together with the wonderful Dagny Ros. Dagny is a Belgian-Icelandic TV-chef and author and has just released her second book called  'Easy Nordic'. Venue for the night was Bureau Cuisine in Melle, which is a culinary...

Malta and Sicily

Last week my family and I travelled for four days to Malta and three days to Sicily for a short break during our Easter Holidays. Ryanair offers cheap flights from Eindhoven Airport (could this possibly be the easiest airport in the world?) and Malta and Catania are only a 30 minutes flight apart. Ideal combination!...

Holy Moly Guacamole

Freshly homemade guacamole equals pure bliss. At least in my mind it does. And it's so easy to make! All you need is a couple of ripe avocado's, a clove of garlic, a chili pepper, some chopped up tomatoes and some lime juice. The trick to make the best guacamole...

10 days in Cape Town

South-Africa is my favourite country in the whole wide world. Ever since we first visited (all the way back in 2002 to adopt our oldest daughter), the country, the people, the nature, the food... it all took a special place in my heart....

48 hours in Sevilla

I am an absolute fan of Spanish cities. Madrid, Barcelona, Valencia... they all have that certain laid back summery feel about them which I simply adore. Although I have to admit, Barcelona still remains my old-time favourite, Seville comes a good second. After visiting this gorgeous city twice before, it was time earlier this week to head back for a short two night trip with the misses....

Timeless beauty

Last weekend we headed to Belgium's oldest city Tongeren to go and see the 'Timeless Beauty' exposition at the Gallo-Romeins Museum. This exposition is a little bit different from what you usually get to see in this museum (also their permanent collection is worthwhile btw!).         A...

Love fool

This soft and moist - heart-shaped - lemon cake makes for the perfect afternoon treat and is so easy to make! I am happy to share this recipe with you all.     The base is a simple quatre-quarts cake with a few extra touches. What you need: 220 gr of sugar, 220...

Orange is the new brownie

Brownies are always a big hit with my kids, well anything to do with chocolate really. ;-) You can find dozen of easy recipes for brownies online. What I usually do, is mix and match recipes until I find - what I think - sounds like a good one to...