Mussels In Brussels
Belgium / World Cuisine

Mussels In Brussels

A long overdue post, but finally, here we go. Belgium is a food loving country with a cuisine born from the marriage of French and traditional Flemish influences, creating a thrilling fusion and a subject for a potentially lengthy discussion of Belgian dishes. Brussels’ food scene is vibrant and diverse, the plenty of French brasseries, fish bars, restobars and tapas bars, cafes … Continue reading

Hungary 4 – My Kind of Cuisine
Hungary / World Cuisine

Hungary 4 – My Kind of Cuisine

‘Every dish has paprika in it’, my boyfriend commented amusedly on the third day of our trip to Hungary. Well, that’s only half true, we also use a lot of caraway seeds… Besides, he was the one who wanted to try traditional Hungarian cooking, which features ground paprika quite a lot. To be fair, by that time we’ve already been through several … Continue reading

Organic Farms That Deliver
World Cuisine

Organic Farms That Deliver

A couple of weeks ago I mentioned how adopting small changes in our lives, like buying local produce can make a difference from an environmental perspective. My interest was peaked when I discovered that there are several organic farms near my home that once a week deliver the order I place online. I checked a few different companies, but finally picked a family run … Continue reading

Mexico 8 – Food and Eating
Mexico / World Cuisine

Mexico 8 – Food and Eating

When someone says Mexican food, most people automatically think of beans, corn, chile and spicy salsa. That is essentially correct, on the other hand there is so much more to Mexican cuisine than those ingredients… I could fill an entire book raving about Mexican cuisine, here I’m just gonna give you a little taste. During my 3 weeks in Puerto Morelos I became a huge … Continue reading

10 things I’ve learned about cooking by cooking
Tips & Tricks / World Cuisine

10 things I’ve learned about cooking by cooking

I’ve been asked many times about my approach to cooking. I wouldn’t call the following list a manifest, it’s more a collection of suggestions fuelled by experience, and little pearls of wisdom I’ve gained through the years. Keep a well stocked cupboard: It is well worth it to always have the basics stocked. The next payday is far … Continue reading