– Click here for this recipe in Dutch -> Bevroren banaan met chocolade –
I love desserts but I try not to eat anything after dinner. Until I got pregnant… My Sweet Tooth took over again so after dinner I always had to take a small dessert. In the beginning I ate lots of those small mochi ice creams, a small scoop of ice cream in a mochi sheet. So delicious! And just enough to satisfy my sweet cravings!
But then I discovered
– Click here for this recipe in Dutch -> Verwen brownies –
I remember it well, the moment we told our families that I was pregnant. It turned out I wasn’t the only one, my sister
– Click here for this recipe in Dutch ->Bacon scones met maple glazuur –
Ok y’all (<- see what I’m doing here? 😉 ), I have a new brunch favorite! I still like to eat pancakes or chicken ‘n waffles on a Sunday morning, but these days I’m all about maple bacon scones! And no, it’s not the pregnancy hormones that are telling you that. P also loves them, he ate 2 maple bacon scones with scrambled eggs and extra bacon the other day!
– Click here for this recipe in Dutch -> Janhagel koekjes –
Last year I had a lot of fun participating in the annual The Great Food Blogger Cookie swap. Yes, that’s right. That’s a cookie exchange among food bloggers.
The rules are simple. You sign up. You will receive the addresses of three other food bloggers. You bake three dozen cookies. Cookies that you wrap up well and that you send by post to the other three food bloggers. In return, you get three boxes of 12 cookies sent home, by random food bloggers. So much fun, and also very delicious!
But the best part of this cookie swap?
– Click here for this recipe in Dutch -> Speculaas chocolate chip koekjes –
Not that long ago I received a message from a good friend who is a photographer and studio manager for a well-known brand. Did I want to bake cookies…
Bake cookies? Of course! She needed cookies for a photo shoot with a little girl. Of course she could go to the store to buy cookies but she thought I might like it to bake the cookies. Well, you bet I will!
– Click here for this recipe in Dutch -> Salted caramel ijs sandwiches –
Before we moved to LA I already started to follow a couple of restaurants, food trucks and LA food bloggers on Twitter. And because of that I looked forward to our move even more! There was so much to discover in LA.
One of the food trucks that I was already following on Twitter & Instagram was Coolhaus. Coolhaus makes ice cream sandwiches. Ice and cookies = ice cream sandwich. Or: one of the most delicious things on earth. Ice cream in combination with something doughy is always a good plan: ice cream with pancakes, cake with ice cream or ice cream in a big cone. Or with cookies of course because… how brilliant is that? Just scoop some ice cream to taste between two soft cookies to taste, that’s exactly what Coolhaus does. On our fifth day in LA, I already ate my first
– Click here for this recipe in Dutch -> Citroenkoekjes met maanzaad en chocola –
There she is again, with another sweet recipe. Yeah I’m sorry… Frieda’s sent me another box of great products and there were three beautiful Meyer lemons in it. Meyer lemons aren’t just normal lemons, they are a special kind of lemons. Just like key limes are a different kind of limes as you could read in my post about key lime pie. Meyer lemons are sweeter and less acidic than
– Click here for this recipe in Dutch -> Scones met kersen en amandelen –
Last Sunday we took the Pacific Coast Highway to drive to Malibu, so we could have lunch at our favorite fish restaurant. Not just fish; no we had lobster with butter sauce, delicious grilled shrimp and a clam chowder bread bowl. The weather was lovely and sunny so we hád to go outside and enjoy it. June is in fact called “June Gloom” so in the morning you can expect gray, cloudy and chilly weather. In the afternoon, the sun comes out and it’s warm until the end of the afternoon, when the fog from the sea rolls back into the city, gray clouds are gathering and the temperature drops rapidly.
I don’t like the gray weather, it feels like the Netherlands! ;-)
Have you ever hear of ‘cherimoya’? I totally adore the name, it sounds so sweet and cute!
I’m the kind of girl that walks around the grocery store with an iPhone in her hand to google search the products she doesn’t know. Okay, and to use ‘Buy me a pie‘, my favorite grocery shopping list app.
A few weeks ago -while my sister was with me- we spotted a new-to-us fruit at the Wholefoods. Wikipedia told us that cherimoya is a
Who wants to eat dessert for breakfast? I do!
But today is a day that I’m feeling guilty. And that’s pretty common for me once in a while. It’s not just one thing I feel guilty about, there are a few things. To start I feel guilty towards in my Red Kitchen. I wanted to post the recipe for this delicious and creamy strawberry chia seeds pudding yesterday, but instead of working (a.k.a. blogging) I took a road trip with my sister to San Francisco. We left on Monday, spent 1,5 days in rainy SF and we drove back yesterday over the PCH. So I failed in putting myself to work and take time to write this blog post on time.
We had a really good time in San Francisco, even while