Minty wintery marshmallows

Winter has officially arrived in Holland with day temperatures not rising above 8 degrees Celsius and snow replacing the ever dreadful Dutch rain. One thing I always associate with winter, is the classic combination of chocolate and mint. I could eat a whole box of […]

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GingerHouses

It’s that time of the year again. December is almost here, christmas is only 26 sleeps away and it is time to get all cosy and whip out those hot cocoa’s. If you are like me, a person who doesn’t have a good day until there […]

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Flantastic Flan Parisien

A few weeks ago I was visiting my grandparents in France. They live in a lovely city in the French Alps, named Grenoble. Grenoble is known for it’s lovely walnuts, chestnuts and with all the lovely mountains surrounding the city, they of course have great […]

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Gin & Gummies

A gin-tonic was something you could absolutely not get me excited about a two years ago. You still can scare my boyfriend away with a gin-tonic. A bitter and acquired taste I really wasn’t into, about two years ago. But that all changed with the […]

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Strawberry marshmallows

Marshmallows are like my cryptonite. They are my guilty pleasure, more than anything in this world. A good marshmallow has all the qualities to make you go into full binge mode. That’s why I don’t make them often, just because they are too dangerous in […]

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Blood orange and pistachio tart

The days are getting longer, nature is getting greener and spring is really getting here. Spring time is the time for new tangy fruits like Rhubarb. One of the sad things though, is saying goodbye to one of my favorite fruits, the ruby red blood […]

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New York, New York

In the first week of March, I had the pleasure to fly out to New York for a very special occasion. I signed up for a course with the master of sugar flowers Mr. Ron Ben-Israel at L’Ecole Valrhona in Brooklyn. This three day course […]

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