Kanelbullar

You might know that I’m a huge fan of the Scandinavian lifestyle and their amazing food! Making these kanelbullar or cinnamon buns is actually fika; the time when everything else is put on hold. If you make them for the first time, this tutorial might be helpful. Voor circa 15 buns Voor het deeg 500g tarwbloem…

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Oatmeal cookies + chai hazelnut latte

  ∝ Last weekend, I was in Amsterdam with my best friends, aka my framily, and in a small shop I found the book “How to Hygge, the secrets of Nordic Living” by Signe Johansen. I read the first chapter in the car backwards home, between my sleepy friends and it described perfectly the way…

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Tortellini with basilpesto, pea cream sauce and marinated zucchini

Voor 2 personen Voor de gemarineerde courgette 2 eetl extra vergine olijfolie 1 eetl witte balsamicoazijn citroensap peper en zout Voor de pasta (18 stuks) 200g 00 bloem 2 grote eieren snuifje zout Voor de basilicumpesto 200g basilicum blaadjes 50g pijnboompitten 1 teentje knoflook 50g parmezaan extra vergine olijfolie peper Voor de erwten crème saus…

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Buttermilk

  3 egg yolks | 1 tbsp vanilla-essence | 30g honey | pinch of salt | 250g buttermilk | 175g lean yogurt | 1 tbsp lemon juice | 1 tsp cinnamon ∴ → Beat the egg yolks with honey, vanilla essence and a pinch of salt creamy. Mix in another bowl the yogurt and milk…

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Cheesecake bean brownies

I had to make these brownies a few times. In patisserie, measurements are often important, also in this recipe. Certainly because the flour is replaced by beans. Too much cocoa powder gives a bitter taste, too little moisture causes a dry brownie, too little sweetener doesn’t mask the savory taste from the beans. So just follow the guidelines…

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Asparagus with pistachios, poached egg and dukkah

For 1 person   5 big green asparagus | 2 radishes | 2 tbsp lemon oil | 1 handful pistachios, chopped | 1 tbsp dukkah | 1 poached egg | fresh parsley | grapes ∴ → Preheat the oven to 180°C. For the dukkah, check the basics in the index. Line a bakingplate with bakingpaper. Grate the asparagus at the bottom…

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Chocolate almond cake with poached pears

For the avocadofrosting: 2 ripe avocados, peeled & deseeded • 1 tbsp coconut oil • 2 tbsp maple syrup • 1 tbsp cocoa powder • 150g dark chocolate (70%), melted • 1 tsp vanilla-essence • pinch of salt For the cake: 2 bananas, ripe | 125g greek yogurt | 4 tbsp honey | 1 tsp vanilla-extract | 2 tbsp nut butter | 1 egg,…

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Ricotta-spinach gnocchi in spicy tomato sauce

  Tomatoes are actually berries, and thus belong to the category of fruit. In tomatoes, the size is as important as the color. Small, dark red tomatoes contain the most lycopene and vitamin C and are sweeter and tastier. Tomatoes are best not stored in the refrigerator. When the tomato is colder than 10 °C,…

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Shakshuka with feta and kale

It’s a shame I didn’t made this Midden-Eastern recipe earlier. Shakshuka is a stew cooked with eggs made in a spicy tomato sauce. And just like a quiche, you can basically put anything you want in it. Traditionally this is eaten for breakfast, but it fits into every meal time! Let the dishes behind and…

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