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maart 2017

Saltimbocca alla Romana, sage, Parmaham, Serranoham, Veal medaillons and madeira and marsala sauce
kook & wijn

Saltimbocca alla Romana

This dish from Rome is one of my favourite Italian food dishes to make at home. It basically is nothing more than Italian-style schnitzel; veal escalopes wrapped in Prosciutto with sage, and then pan-fried in Marsala, a sweet wine from Italy.…

Kruidfabriek by Lute Ouderkerk aan de Amstel
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De Kruidfabriek by Lute, Amstelveen, the Netherlands

Recently we visited restaurant ‘De Kruidfabriek by Lute’, alongside the Amstel river in Amstelveen, not far from Amsterdam. Situated in and old (1718) gunpowder factory (“kruidfabriek”), this is a special place. I love the building and interior. Before this area…

Wine tasting on a horseback and horse riding trails, Paradise Cottages & Stables, Franschhoek South Africa Cape Winelands
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Horse riding, Franschhoek, South Africa

To be honest with you I am a bit afraid of horses. They are big and unpredictable (in my eyes). But then on the other side they fascinate me. Beautiful, muscular animals, who can carry and do carry humans…

Negen Straatjes, Nine Street, Canals, Amsterdam, Shopping, boutiques, cafes and lunch restaurants, hotspots, better than Kalverstraat or Leidsestraat, Tourist, Getaway, City trip, Dutch capital
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Shopping: The Nine Streets, Amsterdam

‘De 9 Straatjes’ stands for nine cosy and picturesque shopping streets, situated the middle of the World Heritage Canal Belt of Amsterdam – just a few steps behind Dam Square. Or on the way from the Rijksmuseum to Anne…

Artichokes and a fresh herby sauce
kook & wijn

Sexy food: artichokes with homemade dip

Perfect for date night, summer lunches or as a starter to a dinner party with friends! Artichokes are delicious, sexy and cool. Originally people around the Mediterranean started to cook with artichokes, but nowadays it’s popular all over the world.…

Amsterdam Cafe Restaurant Westergasfabriek, Watertoren, Food, Snow Crab, Boudin Noir, Rasteau
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Café-Restaurant Amsterdam

If you are looking for a relaxed, down to earth restaurant in Amsterdam, with delicious food, friendly staff and good wines/beers, then you don’t have to look any further: Cafe-Restaurant Amsterdam it is! I was there recently and today…