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Granola Clusters

Pack a thermos, a small container with granolas and off you go »

Cocoa Espresso Sticks

Espresso bars taste well with a small cup of coffee »

Beef curry on pumpkin steam with lime chutney

Comforting dish for rainy autumnal days »

Nectarine Crumb Squares

Such a great treat, the combination of sweet fruit with a nutty topping is delicious »

Mushroom Pizza

The mushroom season is coming shortly, here's a recipe for a divine mushroom pizza »

Grilled veggies

Corn on the hob, eggplants, zucchini, onions, fennel, mushrooms, they all work well on the bbq »

Tequila Summer Suns

Summer entertaining is all about getting outdoors and getting together »

Asparagus soup with Chicken

Fresh peas, sugar snaps & asparagus, summer in a bowl »

Chorizo Pizza's

This is such a delicious, spicy little bite »

Chunky Strawberry Jam

Strawberry Jam on a toast, always a good start of the day »

Saffron chicken

Marinated chicken legs with pointed cabbage and chickpeas, such a good dish »

Grapefruit Tartlets

Edible blossoms make these delicious tartlets a feast for the eyes »

Yoghurt Panna Cotta with Kiwi

Addictive, creamy & silky-smooth, melting in your mouth, and deliciously lightened up by the yoghurt »

Breakfast with Easter Eggs

Buttered homebaked sourdough bread to dip in a perfect soft-boiled egg, hmmmm »

Lemon Meringue Tarts

Utterly delicious mini tarts with homemade lemon curd & meringue »

Potato strudel with spinach and curry

a delicious variety with potato »

Lemon Blueberry Cake

Lemon Cake made of yoghurt, lemon and a handful of blueberries »

Crostini's with salmon, avocado and more

Ceviche sandwiches with a recipe from Finland »

The best hummus recipe ever

The best hummus recipe I ever made comes from Yotam & Sami's book Jerusalem »

Red Bean Ice Cream

Red bean, or Adzuki, is one of the most popular ingredients in traditional Japanese sweets »

Japanese dish with fresh tuna

Seared yellow fin tuna encrusted with green tea »

Homemade Yoghurt & Granola

Learn how to make yoghurt at right at home, with homemade granola of course »

Passion Fruit Cake with Italian Meringue

We're making this delicious cake as dessert for Christmas dinner »

Semolina and Thyme Flower

Delicious bread with a very soft texture & shaped like a flower »

Chocolate Treat!

Chocolate and Pecan Treat, we're in love with this tart »

Dulce de Membrillo

This paste, made from quince, is the natural companion to a well-cured Manchego cheese »

A Winter Soup

A heartwarming & deliciously creamy soup, without actually using cream and very low on calories »

Pumpkin Soup

Pumpkin soup with cinnamon butter »

Homemade Ajvar

Eggplant and red peppers »

Pastel de Nata

How to make these famous delicious custard filled Portugese pastries »

Pommes Anna

Comforting recipe for potatoes in butter and thyme »

Maple brûlée tart

The first maple droplets hit the tin, heralding the start of a new sugaring season and this tart »

Raspberry Mascarpone Creme stuffed Double Chocolate Cookies

Combination of raspberries and chocolate »

Melon Soup

Do make this immensely satisfying & wholesome soup »

Fruity Raspberry Sorbet

Delicious ice cream for hot summer days »

Flowers on a plate

Make a salad of edible flowers, and eat with barbecued fish, summer on you plate »

Rueben Sandwich with Sauerkraut

Enjoy a warm summer day picknick with this classic deli sandwich »

Faro and edamame salad with chicken and mint

A lovely, healty & delicious summery salad »

River Cafe 30's Salt-baked Fish

Sea Bass Baked in Salt, our favourite recipe for fish from this book »

Strawberry Syrup

One of Paul Lowe's favourite syrup that can create sodas and cocktails »

Oven roasted fries

Delicious, and so easy, especially if you don't have time to make the deep-fried version »

Campfire Seafood Stew

There's nothing quite like a good Seafood Stew cooked outdoors over an open campfire »

Road Trip Adventure

Nachos with guacamole, tomato salsa, sour cream and cold beer »

Penne Al'Arrabiata

Serve this deliciously spicy pasta with some grated parmesan cheese and a chilled glass of dry white »

Grapefruit - Strawberry Sips

A delicious and beautiful virgin cocktail »

Lamb Vindaloo

Recipe for a delicious curry of lamb, served with a raita and rice »

Easter lunch with small bites

Roasted duck breast, quail eggs with dukkha, new potatoes with pesto & favabeans with pickles »

Sweet Potato Cake

Sweet Potato and Spice Cake by Paul Lowe »

Breakfast tart with tomatoes, prosciutto and eggs

One of Paul Lowe's favorite dishes, full of flavor and deliciousness »

Ovenbaked sardines

Sardines baked with mint, garlic and lemon, served with crusty bread and a green salad »

Broccoli with bacon-wrapped goats cheese

This recipe for a salad with apple and sliced almonds takes broccoli from bland to delicious »

Fish Cakes

Typical classic fish cakes, eat them with sweet chili sauce or plum sauce »

Sake-Steamed Clams

Sake brings out a delicious flavor from the clams »

Homemade Ricotta Cheese

It’s incredibly easy and delicious to make your own ricotta »

Sandwiches with Remoulade

A chic & delicious take on sandwiches with egg salad »

Zucchini Feta Burger

With Harissa Mayonaise, a delicious veggie burger »

Creamy Mushroom and Dill pasta

A perfect dish for wintry days, by Paul Lowe's good friend Alexandra from Norway »

Crab and Lime Dumpling soup

A lovely soup with delicious homemade dumplings »

Espresso Martini

A sumptuous and deliciously confusing mix of vodka, coffee liquor and espresso »

Le Gibassier

We're baking this traditional French bread, scented with anise and orange, for Christmas morning »

Vanilla and Almond Ice Cream

Delicious and elegant ice cream pudding, makes a very pretty centerpiece on the dinnertable »

Mini pancakes with citrus and coconut

An addictive dish with grilled lemons & coconut flakes »

Cheese Fondue

The ultimate comfort food for cold and rainy days »

Shepherd’s Pie

Good ole British pub food, and so perfect for this time of the year »

Salted chocolate caramel tarts

The most delicious and amazing chocolate treats ever »

Roasted cauliflower salad

The lost vegetable, roasting brings out a delicious nutty, buttery and sweet flavour »

Pumpkin time

Make a salad of roast pumpkin with garlic, red chili and goat's cheese »

Chocolate chestnut pithiviers

The gift of pie. This timeless recipe is sure to become a new favorite »

Jamie Oliver's Sourdough bread

How to make home baked sourdough bread, we are following a recipe by Jamie Oliver »

Meringues like Ottolenghi

How to make those lovely giant snow white meringues »

How to make Sambal

A spicy, chili based paste or relish, and a very good way to preserve chilies »

Morel and Garlic Pasta with Spinach

A simple but delicious fall dish by Paul Lowe of Sweet Paul Magazine »

The good life

Great food, cool drinks, good books & sunshine »

Grilled beets with Havarti cheese & mustard vinaigrette

Grilling beets brings out their sweet flavour, perfect in combination with a salty cheese »

Angry Viking Syrup & Cocktail

A syrup with a kick of spices like ginger & lemongrass »


Recipe for cherry syrup to make a delicous cherry cocktail »

Steak Fiorentina with barbecued zucchini

How to master the art of barbecuing zucchini's »

Strawberries fields forever

One of the biggest joys of early summer is the abundance of summer fruits »

Tasty Tomatoes

It's too early in season for really tasty tomatoes, but roasting in the oven intensifies the flavor »

Barbecued Lettuce

Grilling Romaine Lettuce, an exciting way of cooking and eating lettuce »

Pizza with salami sausage, chorizo picante & mozzarella cheese

Pizza with salami sausage, chorizo picante & mozzarella cheese »

Fava and fennel risotto with poached eggs

Risotto is the perfect "go to dish", love it with the egg on top, says Paul Lowe »

Orange cake with apricots and caramel

This is such a good cake! Top it with the fruits you like best, these apricots are our favorite »

Roasted langoustines with garlic

Eat langoustines with garlic butter & crusty bread to soak up the juices »

Asparagus with Hollandaise sauce

Asparagus on roasted bread with egg and hollandaise sauce


Trout with tomato salad on toast

Trout with tomato salad on toast »

Bird & Feathers

Small bites for Easter; grilled peppers, marinated olives, spicy almonds & quail eggs with dukkah »

Broad beans

Everything you always wanted to know about what to do with them »

Oysters and chips on a newspaper

Serve them with Mustard Mayo & Mignonette sauce »

Home made fresh pasta

Easy peasy home made pasta recipe »

Lamb chops with lemon and spring salad

Not much beats the taste of a good lamb chop, with just salt, pepper and some lemon »

Mocha Eclairs

Suffering from a sudden crave for Mocha Eclairs, Nathalie made them with this foolproof recipe »

Buratta with tomato garlic bread

Burrata is a fresh Italian cheese made from mozzarella and cream »

Fleur de sel caramels

Death by caramel... »

Foolproof Cheese Fondue

Cheese fondue is one of the greatest cheese dishes for wintry days, and it couldn't be simpler »

Picked from Asia

Mung bean soup with coconut & goji berries »

Black Bean Shrimp

Our favorite recipe, with Gai Larn, Chinese Broccoli »

Carrot and fennel soup

This is a beautifully coloured and delicious winter soup »

Short Ribs Braised in Red Wine

A simmering stew that makes the whole house smell heavenly, a perfect winter dish »

Vongole on the beach

Dress warm, bring sheepskins, blankets and food, make a fire, and enjoy a winter picnic on the beach »

Onion Tartlets with Anchovy

Make these delicious onion tartlets, great party food »

Rice pudding with caramel topping

A gorgeous and delicious pudding, this dessert turns every meal into a memorable event »

White mulled wine

Winter, time for cooking comfort food and drinking white mulled wine to feel all warm & cozy »

Roast by Hammer

Roast Cornish hens with melted onions and lemons »

Tapas rolls with serrano ham and canned tomatoes

Tapas rolls, great cocktail snack food. Check out this recipe by Paul Lowe of Sweet Paul Magazine »

Caramel meringue pie

Sweet, soft and rich, this pie is the ultimate comfort food dessert »

Maple roasted chicken with apricot jam

Sweet Paul’s best comfort food all in one pot »

Honey Baked vegetables with Chevre

Carrots, beets & celery baked with honey & served with chèvre, fall veggies at their best »

The chef's chicken noodle soup

Simply the best chicken noodle soup you will ever eat »

Tarte Tatin

Tarte Tatin, the good old French classic, our favourite forever

Roasted Pumpkin With Sweet Potato and Sriracha Oil

We're in love with fall because of this beautifully coloured and delicious dish »

Blood Orange Ice Cream

There are few things more fulfilling than making this ice cream »

Black garlic risotto

Black garlic is garlic that is fermented, it has an earthy taste, a mix between garlic and mushroom »


We're baking a Blueberry Apple Tart using apples from the garden and blueberries from the freezer »

Red Chilis

This week we've made a 'chili ristra' to preserve loads of red chili peppers from our roofterrace »

Pear and Frangipane Tart

Frangipane is a rich almond paste that tastes great with pears, this tart makes a delicious dessert »

Frozen Beauty

Make small beauties of water and flowers »

Grilled Rib-Eye Steaks with Roasted-Pepper Salsa

Rib Eye steaks contain a lot of fat marbling, making it one of the most delicious steaks to grill »

From-scratch Pizza to Salad

From-scratch Pizza to colorful crunch salad from the book Kid Chef »

Boiled crayfish and sweet corn with potatoes

Grilled limes give a special flavor sensation to this delicious dish »

Rosemary Grissini

A really cute way to make grissini's, roll them around a sprig or rosemary »

Stuffed Flatbread

Homemade flatbread stuffed with Chickpea Salad served with garlicky Turkish yoghurt »

Pig Cheek Vindaloo

Meera's Pig Cheek Vindaloo, the best we've ever eaten »

Strawberry Champagne Jelly

It's strawberry time, this dessert with champagne & strawberries is summer in a dish »

Summer on a plate

Herb salad with blueberries and a buttermilk dressing »

Homemade Truffle Pátê Cappelletti with Passion Fruit Glaze

A luscious and luxurious, sweet and salty bite, this starter is one to impress »

Plat de Crudités

A french vegetable plate of a variety of seasonal veggies served with a vinaigrette sauce »

Fried Artichokes

Fried mini artichokes sprinkled with salt, serve with aioli, coarse bread & chilled white wine »

Mother's Cake

Make a festive decorated cake for Mother's Day »

Steamed Asparagus with Hollandaise Sauce

Hollandaise sauce, a luxury silky sauce made of eggs and butter, utterly delicious with asparagus »

Roasted Leg of Lamb

A festive dish with a whole leg of lamb, roasted with garlic & apples »


Celebrate spring with this Italian dish of raw vegetables dipped in olive oil »

Salad of Zucchini, Jamon Iberico & Mozzerella di Buffala

From De Kas Restaurant, located in a set of greenhouses which date back to 1926 in Amsterdam »

Roasted Rhubarb Compote with Orange and Vanille & Rhubarb Fizz

The colors of rhubarb, so lovely and inspiring to cook with, we're making dessert and festive drinks »

Egg and Potato pie

A great recipe for an all in one pot dish for Easter brunch, by Paul Lowe of Sweet Paul Magazine »

Lemon tarte with mascarpone & pistachio nuts

A nut baskets filled with lemon mousse and candied lemons »

The quickest Tomato Sauce

Basic Tomato Sauce recipe for pasta dishes all year long »

Hot Dogs

Sometimes we crave hot dogs, with mustard, onions & sauerkraut »

Lemon and Salmon Spaghetti with peas

Spaghetti with wild salmon, lemon and peas, for a delicious hint of spring and ready in 30 minutes »

Striped Bass Wraps

Authentic Vietnamese rice-paper spring rolls with striped bass, peanuts & sweet potatoe »

Brownie hearts with ganache

Let's make these heart-shaped brownies with chocolate ganache and the cutest candied forget-me-nots »

Grilled Avocado Salad

Salad of grilled avocado with bacon vinaigrette »

Pork chops with warm slaw

We're making Paul Lowe's pork chops with a colorful salad of beets and pears »

Blinis with Sturgeon

We're in love with these small yeasted pancakes, served with sturgeon, creme fraiche and chives »

Creamy Cauliflower Soup

An absolutely delicious and very simple soup to make, and loved by our children »

Shared Dining & Champagne

Mushroom salad, fried artichokes, mashed Bean Bruschetta, Baked oysters and Grilled Hake »

Pine Forest Christmas Cake

We love to bake this Pine Forest shaped Bundt cake for Christmas »

Christmas dinner

Spicy oysters, Apple filled Pork Roast with Dutch Pears & Brussels sprouts and Chocolat Tart »

Chocolate Cake

An espresso with a piece of chocolate cake, perfect for cold winter days »

Braided Gingerbread Cookies

Save your nerves this Christmas and bake your cookies from Ikea's ready made gingerbread dough »

Lemon and Thyme Roast Chicken

By Paul Lowe of Sweet Paul Magazine, a magazine about the sweet things in life »

Dinner with hare & friends

Marinated Stewed Hare, Savoy Cabbage, Chestnuts & Pancetta, Brussel Sprouts and Celeriac-Potato mash »

Whole Grilled Trout with Herbs & Horseradish Sauce

Whole trout, grilled directly on the grate gives a wonderful tasteful fish with crispy skin »

Fuyu Persimmon

Roasted chops with fuyu persimmon, they're in season right now and a real treat »


We're visiting Claudio Petrucci at Podere Paradiso, Melo Cutigliano, where they make Pecorino »

Chestnuts & Brussels sprouts

Roast pork with chestnuts and Brussels sprouts »

Apple Crumble

Let's celebrate fall and bake an apple crumble for dessert »

Aceto Balsamico

We are in Modena visiting Acetaia Guiseppe Gusti »

Pickled chantarelles

Chanterelles can be pickled with various spices and flavorings in vinegar, oil and soy sauce »

Orange pumpkins

Roasting brings out their delicate nutty flavor »


Salad with figs and goat's cheese »

Meatballs in Kecap sauce

Kecap manis is Indonesian sweet soy sauce »

Heirloom tomatoes

Home made ketchup »

Sweet meringues

We crave for meringues, the ultimate sugar dream »

Barbequed seabass

With roasted tomatoes, preserved lemons & couscous salad with pistachios »


Fruits & vegetables are at their best and in abundance, it's time to start preserving »

You should absolutely make Bellini's

The Bellini was invented by Guiseppe Cipriani, founder of Harry's Bar in Venice Italy »


They have a very brief season, don't miss it! »

Sun, sea & chilled wine

Cold wine, crusty bread & fresh seafood, we're not going home before sunset »