Grandmothers' Meatballs

Grandmothers’ Meatballs

This is a meatball recipe especially for the winter period to make the most delicious company for hodgepodge. Using a lot of natural fats, you get a delicious gravy. The recipe gives approximately 16 meatballs, serves 8 portions. Take care to take the time; most... [+]

Cooked mussels with chenin blanc

Cooked mussels with chenin blanc

Mussels are a delicacy eaten in Holland, traditionally during the summertime but nowadays, the year round. This recipe serves two people! Get some fresh and tangy Chenin Blanc  to cook with and accompany the mussels. Before you start: please make sure that you have fresh... [+]

Cantuccini cookies

Cantuccini cookies

Coming back from France & Italy, I wondered how difficult it would be to create Cantuccini cookies (also called Biscotti in the US). Searching my recipebooks, I wasn’t able to find a recipe (shame on you, Phaidon with the Silver Spoon!) So I found some... [+]

Boeuf Bourguignon

Boeuf Bourguignon

[DUTCH] This recipe is for Boeuf Boirguignon. Many friends like the recipe, but sometimes I fail to find it. This is how it's not lost...

Grilled chicken filet with chinese cabbage and turkish bread

Today I was looking in Jamie Olivers’ book Food Revolution for a nice recipe. Combined with an urge for grilled Chicken, I combined the two and some leftover Turkish bread. Serves 2: For the cabbage: 300 grams of cabbage 1/4th of a block beef stock... [+]

Rucola hodgepodge with crusty mustard bacon

Originally by NRC Handelsblad, but adapted this  yesterday to my own standards… Serves 4 Ingredients: 4 sowbelly filets (speklap) 1 tb coarse mustard 1 ts honey 1/2 a lemon’s skin, grated 2 cloves of garlic 1 tb olive oil 1300 gr of potatoes for mashed... [+]

Oranges & Pepper soup

Oranges & Pepper soup

Today, we had another nice meal, I’m not sure where I got the initial recipe, but I changed it a bit over the years and this is my favourite to surprise someone with a special soup. Maybe one day I’ll share my Sauerkraut & Braised... [+]

How to choose a chef’s knife

What to know when choosing a chef's knife? Look at the materials used, the shape, the weight and the balance in the knife.

Vegetarian pancake stack

Vegetarian pancake stack

A recipe for something vegetarian and delicious!

BBQ Tip: Slow meat first!

A tip to keep your BBQ guests happy.