Butternut Squash Soup

January 14th, 2017|Recipes|

I'm not a big fan of soup. Anyone who knows me probably know that. And up until a few weeks ago, the idea of enjoying a bowl of butternut squash soup seemed not at all [...]

Utrecht: Ellis Gourmet Burger

December 28th, 2016|Review|

Introducing my first post in the review category, inspired by yesterday's restaurant visit. Everyone who knows me knows I love a good burger, and I love trying out new burger places. Yesterday we decided to [...]

The Call of the Void

December 20th, 2016|Blog|

I'm sure we've all experienced it, I know I have. That niggling voice in the back of your head while driving at high speeds reminding you that just one twist of your arm would be [...]

Roast Beef

December 17th, 2016|Recipes|

Around Christmas time the local supermarkets are flooded with prime pieces of meat that serve as delectable Christmas meals. Although for now I largely don't have to do any cooking around Christmas, I do like [...]

Stockholm: DreamLeague, Chai Lattes & Dogs with Coats

November 13th, 2016|Blog|

Last week I visited Stockholm for the first time. Largely due to the fact that my sister was working DreamLeague, so I could crash in her room and save greatly on costs. It was, all [...]

A Fly’s Demise

October 22nd, 2016|Blog|

Autumn! I had almost forgotten what it was like. For weeks we were in a sort of mild summer-aftermath where I didn’t feel the need to wear long sleeves, a scarf, or mittens. Well, that [...]

Ode to Cheese

April 17th, 2016|Blog|

This is going to sound very stereotypical of me, a Dutch person raving about cheese, but I feel like it might offer some insight for people not from The Netherlands, just how much we Dutchies [...]

Tartiflette

April 7th, 2016|Recipes|

Tartiflette is an awesome wintery dish from the Savoie region in France. The original recipe requires a reblochon cheese. Since we go skiing in the Savoie once a year, I usually make one tartiflette a [...]

Mom’s Meatballs

March 17th, 2016|Recipes|

As a meatlover, I am a big fan of meatballs. They can be made many different ways and it's fun to try out different ingredients/methods. Back when I lived in student housing, whenever we would [...]

Ex-GF [27F] Won’t Stop Harassing Me [30M]

January 5th, 2016|Short Stories|

Background: I used to be head over heels in love with ex-GF. We met in high school and were together for almost 4 years. I thought she was the love of my life, that we'd [...]

TS: On Muffins and Cupcakes

December 16th, 2015|Blog|

A view on the difference between muffins and cupcakes as depicted by Wauro: There is a difference between a cupcake and a muffin. Cupcake dough is shitty. Only the icing is good. With a muffin, [...]

Fruitful Office

October 8th, 2015|Recipes|

On Tuesdays and Thursdays we get fruit baskets delivered to the office. Everyone is allowed to have two pieces. The grapes are always the first to go. Sometimes when I come into work early the [...]

Chicken Nuggets

September 27th, 2015|Recipes|

Figured I'd share this basic chicken nuggets recipe, because it's not only super easy, but it's also much healthier than fast-food chain nuggets and you can basically tweak them to whatever you prefer. The Ingredients: [...]

We’re going up! Aaaaand down.

September 24th, 2015|Blog|

It has occurred to me that I probably spend a significant amount of time in my life standing in and waiting on elevators. When I was a student, I lived on the 8th floor of [...]

Submechanophobia

August 26th, 2015|Blog|

Last week I found out that my previously unnamed fear has a name, as well as a subreddit. Submechanophobia: The irrational fear of man made objects underwater. In the past, whenever someone would ask me [...]

Seattle

August 23rd, 2015|Blog|

I came back last week from spending two weeks in Seattle, Washington. This was my first time visiting a major US city. The space needle: Walking around in downtown Seattle felt strange, in a way. [...]

And So It Begins

July 15th, 2015|Blog|

Watership Down is one of my favorite books. There was a time where, when asked, I would tell people this was my favorite book ever. I have since learned that I cannot have a favorite [...]

OV Chipcard

February 23rd, 2015|Blog|

In The Netherlands we have this awesome public transport pass called the OV Chipcard. You need it for pretty much all types of public transport, and I use it daily on my travels to and [...]

ESL One Frankfurt 2014: Some Impressions

July 3rd, 2014|Blog|

Saturday, June 28th. I wake up at the ungodly hour of 4:45, 15 minutes before my alarm clock was supposed to go off. Even my subconscious is excited for ESL One! I'm at our parents' [...]

Unwanted Visitor

June 10th, 2014|Blog|

So I live on the 20th floor of an apartment building, and one of the things I like to mention as an upside to living this high up is that there are very few bugs. [...]

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