Pizza bianca

Pizza bianca

In France there's a supermarket chain that's highly popular, and where the only thing they sell is frozen food. There's nothing there that isn't frozen solid, and all you'll see are aisles full of freezers....
Homemade tagliatelle with lemon and parmesan

Homemade tagliatelle with lemon and parmesan

Sophia Loren claimed her good looks are all thanks to spaghetti: "Everything you see I owe to spaghetti". And since looking like Sophia is not a bad thing, I have spaghetti (ok, tagliatelle... that's close...
Pizza with caramelized pear, goat cheese and thyme

Pizza with caramelized pear, goat cheese and thyme

Do you have any food cravings? I do, not every day, but once in a while, I really need to eat certain food. And for some reason, the food I crave tends to be kind of heavy. Like a grilled cheese sandwich, a...

Creamy pasta bake

I have some pretty exciting news that I haven't shared here before. I've started a job as a food writer for a magazine! So happy about it! The magazine is called Dutch, and it's published in Canada and the...
10 minute spaghetti with turnip tops

10 minute spaghetti with turnip tops

It's kind of hip and trendy to eat 'forgotten' vegetables like turnips and purslane. I'll admit, I'm one of those people who likes to try them. Mostly because I'm just very curious what they'll taste like....
Baked gnocchi with peas and lemon

Baked gnocchi with peas and lemon

Gnocchi... Gnocki... Ggnochi... Nyohkkee... Do you know that feeling when you want to order something in a restaurant, but you're not sure how to pronounce what you want to eat? So you just give the waiter...
Pizza with grapes and blue cheese

Pizza with roasted grapes and blue cheese

Ok, I know many of you are now thinking this is not your kind of pizza. Don't know why, but warm fruit scares some people more than the clown from Stephen King's IT. If you're one of them, please stay tuned,...

Vegetable lasagna

Ever since my friends gave me a mandoline, I can't imagine how I lived without it for all these years. I've spent so much time trying to slice vegetables really thin, and I never actually succeeded. I'm sort...
Minestrone soup

Minestrone!

The distance between France and the Netherlands is relatively small, there's just Belgium in between the two countries and it doesn't take more than an hour and a half to drive from the Dutch border to the...

La pizza!

It has been really hot over here the last couple of weeks, so it's now 32 degrees outside AND inside the apartment! Frankly, not a great day to turn on the oven. But I've been craving pizza all week, so I...