Food

Having cake…

Having cake…

Last month, I took on a new role as social media editor for an exciting online publication, Amex Essentials. Freelancing was fun and rewarding as long as it lasted, but in Munich, where we still don’t know a ton of people, it also felt quite limiting. Taking on a fulltime…

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Remembering Jenny & Popo

That passion for food, those kitchen skills and hospitality. But above all, those smiles… Jenny & Popo are dearly missed by many people, myself included. I won’t write much here, for I’d like to remember them through food instead of words. So tonight, I made this wonderful dish, which they taught…

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A taste journey (Bisi bele bhath)

A taste journey (Bisi bele bhath)

(Recipe below) I can come up with so many reasons and excuses for this blogging hiatus. Life happened, I guess. The main reason is smiling at me from the living room rug while I’m writing this: baby O. It’s true, babies gobble up all your time. I won’t suddenly turn…

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Spicy Summer

Spicy Summer

As far as I know, there is no cookery book about one single street, certainly not one with such diverse food as West-Kruiskade in Rotterdam. The street with a 1000 flavors. But now there is: Spicy. Last Summer I worked on this book about the famous multicultural street. I was…

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Kid-friendly veggies

Kid-friendly veggies

My work has been mostly about veggies lately. I wrote the Dutch part of the Groene Gault Millau (the Green Gault Millau), a guidebook listing the best greengrocers and (farmer’s) markets of the Netherlands and Belgium. Also included are interviews with chefs who put vegetables center stage. Jonnie Boer of…

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