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White asparagus à la Flamande

The white gold. Queen of the vegetables. Spring luck. The most flavourful taste of all. Heaven on your plate. White asparagus. I love them. In the Netherlands white asparagus are available in huge amounts between let’s say the second week…

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Les Soirées au Chalet de la Marine, Val Thorens

Looking for a romantic and truly special experience in the snow? And do you like a good traditional ‘Fondue Suisse’ with Gruyère AOC and Vacherin cheese? Then look no further. This is the experience you have to book when…

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Scallops, pea-puree and Pancetta

Impress your friends with this fancy, culinary starter; with scallops, pea puree, crispy Pancetta and Dutch North sea shrimps. Not too difficult to prepare, but tastes (and looks) fantastic. It’s most important to buy fresh, good quality scallops, not…

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Mustard tasting in Dijon, Côte d’Or, France

I’d like to ask people around me difficult dilemmas, for example ‘never brush your teeth again’ or ‘you can’t ever visit a hairdresser anymore’… ‘Always walk backwards’ or ‘you have to scream to everyone instead of speaking’… Another favourite…

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Chicken broth with garden peas and mushrooms

In the category ‘lazy housewife recipes’ I have a new one for you: fast and easy chicken soup with garden peas, mushrooms and spring onion. On the table in less than 15 minutes and still healthy and fresh. If…

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Poke bowl with yellowfin tuna

Poke bowls are hot! This food rage from Hawaii is healthy, tasty and fresh. It’s sushi in a bowl. Or where salad meets rice. Something like that? Sounds good, right? Last week we made one at home and I…

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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.…

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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.…

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Typical Dutch: Kale-potato mash

Boerenkoolstamppot. That is the Dutch name of this dish. It’s the ultimate winter comfort food. While kale is becoming more and more popular all over the world (especially in green smoothies), ‘home’ in the Netherlands it’s quite old fashioned and…