DIY: pumpkin tortellini

It’s pumpkin season! And o my, we have seen so many delicious recipes and pumpkin instagram pics that we can not stay behind. Therefore our pumpkin contribution will be delicious pumpkin tortellini. Perfect as a primo when you organise a dinner party. Add some melted butter with crispy sage as a dressing, the result is…

Where to eat? – New York

Deciding where to eat when visiting the big apple can be a challenge. New York City has thousands of restaurants and there is only so much time to spend. Therefore we created a list with eight of our latest favourite restaurants/hotspots to eat or snack in Manhattan. Enjoy! Shake shack The place to go when…

DIY: crispy pork belly

What is not to love about pork belly? Last week we ate at David Chang’s Momofuku in New York, the king of Asian food! We started with a bun filled with the most tender pork belly we ever ate, in combination with hoisin, scallion and cucumber.  Below you find our favourite pork belly recipe. It’s…

DIY: fennel sausage

Last week we visited Fette Sau, an amazing bbq restaurant in the midst of Williamsburg. We ate very good ribs and sausage and we thought it would be nice to share with you my fennel sausage recipe. This recipe will create 6 sausages, which you can freeze if you’d like. So when friends are over, the…

The best websites for you – Amsterdam

One of the best parts of preparing a trip is the big search on the internet. Where do we eat, which shops are the best according to local vloggers and which highlights can we miss and which not? The lesser part of the search is the countless numbers of websites and the 100.000 suggestions you…

Coffee o’ clock

When you make a cup of coffee for yourself or your family here are some easy things you can do to upgrade your daily coffee moments 🙂 Place some good quality sugar (I use moscobado sugar because of its soft caramel flavour) in a good looking bowl or cup. I like translucent bowls so you…

It is all in the details – two tricks when drinking wine

The most important thing I learned during an housekeeping internship at a five star hotel (a long long time ago) was; it is all in the details. If you want to satisfy a guest, especially at that level,  little things really can make the difference. A welcome back note when a guest visits the hotel…

DIY: Meringue with lemon curd

To me meringue always has something festive. It is sweet, often colourful and the combination with a tangy counterpart such as lemon curd is simply divine. I make meringues for dinner parties and turn them into Etons mess, which is a desert with whipped cream, meringue and fresh fruits such as strawberries. A real treat!…