There are so many diets/ weight plans/lifestyles: – Cambridge – Paleo – Herbalife – Vegan – Vegetarian – Raw Vegan – Pescetarian and the list goes on. So what is the BEST diet? The answer to that question is surprisingly simple. – Really? Yes, really. The answer is: the diet/lifestyle that feels best for your […]

Chickpea Curry with Mango

Via facebook, I got a request to share the recipe I used for the Chickpea Curry with Mango I made. Since it is a Dutch recipe, I have quickly translated the recipe should more people want the recipe 😀 Chickpea Curry with Mango A delicious and quick Asian meal. The chickpeas are packed wih fibres […]

Easter, Website and 745987203458932 other things

I have no idea what I’m doing anymore. I need to do a zillion things and do not know where to begin. Do you know that feeling? I can write things down but I will still have that very same problem. I always think that pretty much everything is equally important so it’s really difficult […]

Kefir: yay or nay?

Ke-what? Kefir! And what the hell may that be? Uhm… good question. It’s kind of like a thick fluid milk drink, almost like skim yoghurt, and has a lightly sour flavour. It’s from the Kaukasus region and Tibet and supposedly has a lot of benefits. We heard through the grapevine that this really was a “miracle […]

The Lovely Husband

My Sweetheart The lovely husband…. what is he like? Well, my husband is lovely because he worked very hard in the kitchen to prep a three-course dinner. As a starter, we had a lovely Thai-style shrimp soup with coconut milk. Unfortunately, I forgot to take a picture of the soup. On the brigh t side, he […]

Food, happiness and fun

A Lovely Three-course Meal Yesterday, we had some friends over. I wanted to make a lovely meal for everyone so I started cooking early. This was what my menu looked like: Starter: Japanese noodle soup with chicken teriyaki Main: Aubergine curry, salad and basmati rice Dessert: Lemon pound cake I’m like the worst cook in […]

Asian Salad – Very easy recipe!

Recipe for Asian Salad This Asian Salad is really easy to make. This recipe is for 4 people. What you’ll need is the following: 1 large winter carrot 1 cucumber 150 g taugé For the dressing you’ll need: 1 tbs chicken stock 4 tbs vinegar 1 tbs palm sugar 1 tbs soy sauce 1 tsp […]

Aubergine Curry

Recipe for a Lovely Aubergine Curry Aubergine curry is so easy to make! What you’ll need: 2 onions 2 cloves of garlic 2 aubergines (a.k.a. egg plant) 1 tsp curry powder 1/2 tsp ginger powder 1/2 tsp Chinese 5 spices 10 g tomato paste (a little tin) That’s not to bad now, is it? OK, […]


Homemade Sushi Yesterday, my stepson turned eighteen and he decided to have a little party at our place. He wanted to join us for dinner so I decided to make him some sushi. I wanted to make it really perfect, so I bought fish, chicken, veggies, some more nori (just in case) and some very […]