Cauliflower soup with garlic and parmesan cheese, by Eva in the Kitchen

Cauliflower soup with garlic and parmesan cheese

I feel old, people. I turned 36 this week. 3-6! Geez, I was 26 just last week, when did this happen?? I know, I know... I shouldn't complain. I mean, when you think of the alternative, getting a year...
Easy creamy chicken stew

Easy creamy chicken stew

I recently had a good chuckle while driving to Paris. The highway that I take is always real busy with trucks, delivering goods all over Europe. Most trucks are plain, and simply have a brand name on them. But...

Tomato paprika soup with chorizo, olives and feta

After 35 years of life without coffee, I’ve suddenly grown very fond of coffee. A strange experience, I can tell you. I’m no hard core double espresso drinking type yet, a cappuccino or café au lait with...
Cauliflower soup

Cauliflower soup

Sometimes what you need is right in front of you, but you don't see it. The same principle that is the very basis of almost every romantic comedy ever made. Cauliflower You know, when everyone with...
Dutch vegetable soup

Dutch vegetable soup with meatballs

I spent last weekend in Rome with the Mr and the Minichef. What a city! So beautiful and the food is divine. I'll give you a full report including my foodie tips soon, but first, I need to eat a bit...
Spicy pumpkin lentil soup

Spicy pumpkin lentil soup

Yes. I know. This soup looks like … well, let’s just not say it. We need to keep our appetite, don’t we? The cutest pumpkin I’ll be frank, it was an experiment and when I saw the result I...
Turnip and jerusalem artichoke soup

Turnip and jerusalem artichoke soup

You learn something new every day, they say. And I think that's true. Just the other week, I learned that tying your shoelaces is a very old-fashioned thing to do. We were getting ready to go out and as I...
The greenest of soups

The greenest of soups

This soup is perfect for those who are in need of a big dose of vegetables, as it contains spinach, broccoli AND courgette. That's why I've called it 'the greenest of soups'. People often ask me if I eat...
7 hour lamb stew

7 hour lamb stew

I hope you won't be scared of by the title of this post. I mean, 7 hours of cooking can sound mighty frightening! But let me reassure you, you won't be working for 7 hours. Au contraire, after some...
Warming pumpkin soup

Warming pumpkin soup

I have complained to you about the lack of central heating in buildings in Paris before, and I'm going to do it again! We live in an apartment, and the heating of the whole building is centrally controlled,...
Herbs and coconut soup

Herbs and coconut soup

What to do when you have a lot (and I do mean, a LOT) of leftover herbs? I'm not a big fan of freezing herbs. I do it sometimes, but when I use frozen herbs I never get the same sensation as when I would...
Carrot soup

Carrot soup with ginger and coconut milk

I have a thing for cute vegetables. For the bright and vibrant ones of course, but also for the uglier ones on the market. The dull-coloured, bumpy and lumpy ones, of which I almost feel they're a bit shy,...
Grilled pepper soup

Grilled pepper and parmesan soup, with rocket salad oil

I eat a lot of soup in the winter. Because it's easy, healthy and the possibilities are almost endless. You can turn almost every vegetable, or combination of vegetables, into a soup. And there's nothing like...
My version of beef rending

My version of Beef Rendang

If you knew me in person, you would know I'm naturally not really accurate in the kitchen. When asked how to cook a certain dish, I've given many of my friends lame advices like 'bake at medium heat until it's...
Mushroom and apple soup by Eva in the Kitchen

Mushroom and apple soup

I think when it comes to cooking, there are two kinds of people. The ones that love butter and the ones that prefer oil. I know different dishes ask for different sorts of fatty products, but you can clearly...
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...

Creamy turnip and potato soup with crisps

Because it was pouring all day, it took me a while before I finally had the courage to go out to buy some groceries. When I finally did (and got wet even while carrying an umbrella... it was that kind of rain...