Oatmeal breakfast cookies, by Eva in the Kitchen

Oatmeal breakfast cookies

How would you like to have cookies for breakfast? Sounds good, right? Yeah, I thought so too. Now, you could open a roll of Oreo's and call it breakfast. Sometimes that's just the best thing to do. But I...
Easy chocolate waffles by Eva in the Kitchen

Easy chocolate waffles

Nothing says I love you like warm chocolate waffles, am I right? Especially when they're done in less than 15 minutes, like this recipe for easy chocolate waffles. That's not only loving the people you're...
Dutch spice cookies XXL

Dutch spice cookies XXL

I was planning on posting a new recipe much earlier, but the recent events in Paris changed all plans I had last week. I know we are supposed to be fearless to show we will not let them take us down, but it's...
Hazelnut chocolate shortbread

Hazelnut chocolate shortbread

I’ve had friends telling me I now speak English with a slight French accent, and a Spanish journalist asking me if I was French, but I never really believed I actually developed a French accent (I mean, come...
Homemade bonbons

Homemade bonbons

One thing the French do well, is kissing. And I'm not talking about the famous French kiss! I mean the average every day hey-how-are-you?-kiss. Let me tell you, they have mastered the art. French people...
Gingerbread house

Gingerbread house

Gingerbread houses, I've seen them on tv and in magazines, but they're not really a Dutch tradition, nor a French one, so I never made one. Until recently, when all of the sudden, I felt the urgent need to...
Salted caramel stroopkoeken

Stroopkoeken with salted caramel

The weekend is here again, and we all know what that means: there's finally enough time for some serious baking! I bet there are a lot of people baking right now, inspired by tv shows like the Great British...
Krakelingen

Sweet Dutch krakelingen (pretzels)

Something sweet to go with a cup of tea or coffee, is always a good idea. That doesn't necessarily need to be a slice of pie or a gooey brownies, sometimes a small cookie will do, just to satisfy your sweet...
Coffee kletskoppen

Coffee kletskoppen

Serving a cookie to go with a cup of coffee or tea, is a well established Dutch tradition. And one that I personally greatly appreciate. Whenever abroad, I can't help but wonder if the waiter forgot my cookie,...
Honey madeleines

Honey Madeleines

After the cute green madeleines (Matcha green tea madeleines) I made a while ago, it was about time to use the madeleine mould for a second time. Now, I could have made plain ones, which are always a safe bet....
matcha green tea madeleines

Matcha Green Tea Madeleines

Making real French madeleines was something that was high on my list. But since I lacked a madeleine mould, I never got round producing a batch of these delicious cakes. Now, I can almost hear you think, why...
Recipe for Kruidnoten, Dutch speculaas cookies, by Eva in the Kitchen

Kruidnoten, little Dutch Speculaas cookies

At this moment, most Dutch children are really excited and nervous. Just one more week before Sinterklaas will bring them presents, that is, if they've been good this year! Sinterklaas resembles the story...

Lemon financiers

Financiers, fantastic French little almond cakes, are made with beurre noisette which gives them a slightly deeper colour than normal cakes. Unfortunately, I can't order or make them without being the...