Homemade grav lax and a weekend in Stockholm, by Eva in the Kitchen

Homemade gravlax and a weekend in Stockholm

* Homemade gravlax (marinated salmon). Scroll down for the recipe* Last September we visited Stockholm, the capital of Sweden, for a gloriously sunny and warm weekend. It's a beautiful city: clean, green...
Provence by Eva in the Kitchen

Summer snapshots

So, we meet again. It's been a while since I posted something, I know! I had all these great plans for posts, but somehow life (aka summer!) got in the way. Also, I just wasn't that inspired. It happens. I...
Bordeaux by Eva in the Kitchen

Three days in Bordeaux

A few weeks ago we went to hang out for three (almost) full days in Bordeaux, the beautiful city in the South West of France, near the Atlantic coast. After a rough start (our train departed at 7.30, which...
The overhead shot of the feast

Photography workshop in Paris

A few weeks ago I took part in the food photography & food styling workshop by Joann Pai and Gabriel Cabrera. The workshop was held in a truly wonderful apartment in the Marais (it was rented, but we...
Champagne cocktail

Happy New Year and 2015 flashbacks

There goes 2015, just a few more days, and then it's done. I'll be celebrating while drinking a big glass of champagne cocktail. It was a good year. Look at all the places 2015 took me! 2015 took me to...
Ready, steady... dig in!

Bruschetta party (and holiday flashbacks)

After a full week back at the office, I can officially say I prefer being in the sun in the South of France (@my colleagues who read this, don't take this personally. Sun, sea, sand and rosé are just hard to...
Local coeur de boeuf variaties

A day in Nice

Unfortunately, the holiday is over and I'm back at the office again. But fun new memories have been made, and if look back at the photographs it's almost as if I'm still there (almost, if I tune out the sound...

Summer update and a hard lesson in internet safety

I like to believe in good things, but some people made that really hard for me the last couple of days. If you stopped by on this site last monday or tuesday, you may have got the notification that the site...
The salty pimp ;-)

A week in New York City!

Three weeks ago I spent six days in NYC and it was a-ma-zing. It wasn't my first time there, so I wasn't expected to be amazed again, but I was. Amazed again. Beautiful NYC Roosevelt island cable...
Food!

Four days in Rome

OK Rome, you win. Yes, we want to move to you and spend our days on sunny piazza’s, drinking latte macchiato’s or aperol spritz. We want to wander through your beautiful ancient streets until our feet...
Wonderful cheese from the Auvergne

A visit to Rungis

If you follow me on Instagram or Twitter, you might have seen that I recently made a visit to Rungis, the biggest professional fresh market in Europe. Conveniently located, not too far from where we live in...
Beautiful food at de Librije

A three star dinner: de Librije

If you follow me on Instagram or Twitter, you might have seen I recently had dinner in a three (!) star restaurant. Michelin stars that is, not my own qualification. If it was up to me, they would have had...
Eva in the Kitchen ;-)

A day in a Michelin star restaurant kitchen

I recently did something incredibly cool. Something I never expected to do, and that has changed my view of the restaurant business completely. I worked a day in restaurant kitchen. And not your ordinary...
Fresh coconut on the beach

Thailand

If you follow me on Instagram or Twitter, you know I've been on vacation. Two great weeks in Thailand, well worth the 12 hour flight. And let me tell you, being stuck between a family with a non-stop crying...
Le Comptoir de la Gastronomie

A few new Paris restaurant tips

It's been a while since my last Paris tip. Not because I haven't been eating out, because I have, but because I never got around writing a post about the restaurants I've visited. Which is a shame people,...
Belgian fries with mayonnaise

Weekend in Antwerpen

I've been to Antwerpen so many times, I've lost count. But despite the fact that I now how to get to the city centre and where all the touristic highlights are, Antwerpen keeps surprising me, and this visit...
Prague

Three days in Prague

First, my apologies for this very long post, but I just have a lot to show you! As some of you may have already seen on Twitter or Instagram, I spent last weekend in the beautiful city of Prague. I was there...

View on Paris

Feel like looking at Paris from the outside and getting some fresh (ok, fresher...) air? Then domaine national de Saint Cloud might be what you need. It's a really big park in which you can walk for hours,...