Butternut Squash Soup

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 appetizing to me. That all changed on January 4th! My best friend celebrated her birthday that day, and had prepared [...]

Roast Beef

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 to take advantage of the influx of juicy cuts of meat. Hence, today: Roast beef! This is quite an easy [...]

Tartiflette

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 year because I like to bring a reblochon home with me. However, instead of a reblochon you could also use [...]

Mom’s Meatballs

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 do a night of 'everyone bring a dish' I'd bring the meatballs. I became the go-to meatball person. Not totally [...]

Fruitful Office

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 next day there will be a few apples left, and I'll have scored three pieces. They include different kinds of [...]

Chicken Nuggets

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: 3 chicken filet 2 eggs 1 tablespoon of herbs What kind of herbs, you ask? Well in The Netherlands I [...]