All I want for Christmas…
Christmas is approaching fast. High time to test my brand new Christmas tree-shaped silicone mold I brought back from my recent trip to Italy. My two eldest are currently studying for exams so I figured they deserved a treat. I went for a kid-friendly Christmas cake.      I first...

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A gift wrapping workshop organised by one of my favourite stores (Flying Tiger)? Sounded like fun! So off to Antwerp we went! The workshop was run by the lovely and very talented Miss Anne Catherine, AKA the Master of Giftwrapping.     We each got to choose a gift to wrap. Well,...
Nothing nicer than to just pack up and head to the Dutch coast for the weekend. End of October, early November is always a wonderful time to just stroll along the sandy beaches, clear your head and hang around in a cosy coffee bar and eat 'poffertjes'. This time around we...
This delicious pear and chocolate cake is so easy to make and makes me happy... just by looking at it.   Ingredients: 250 gr of self-raising flour, 250gr of butter, 250gr of sugar, 3 eggs, half a tablespoon of baking powder, 3 tablespoons of cacao powder and 2 pears. ...
Last summer, my incredibly talented wife won a football betting competition at her school, beating all her male colleagues with her impressive knowledge of football. ;-)  First prize was a two night trip anywhere in Europe! So, last weekend we headed to Rome for three days, just the two of us....
Christmas is approaching fast. High time to test my brand new Christmas tree-shaped silicone mold I brought back from my recent trip to Italy. My two eldest are currently studying for exams so I figured they deserved a treat. I went for a kid-friendly Christmas cake.      I first...
On December 6, children in Belgium get spoiled with chocolates, sweets and toys, if they have been 'good' the previous year that is... The tradition of Sinterklaas in Belgium and Holland is one to treasure, I think. Therefore, I was very happy to be invited by Albert Heijn België to...