‘Zandkoekjes’ (or Dutch Shortbread Cookies)

This is a recipe for cookies. We call them ‘zandkoekjes’ which literally translates to ‘sand cookies’. Doesn’t sound very appetizing at all does it? I think in English you would call them shortbread cookies, but this is the Dutch version.

Quiche with Broccoli and Bacon

This pie is one of the favourites of my boyfriend. Mostly because it has a ton of bacon in it, and if there’s any way to make a man happy, it is through bacon (it is also secretly a way to make him eat vegetables, which he tends to call rabbit food. I disagree with…

Super Easy Strawberry Cake

This is a recipe I got from a good friend of my mums. A few weeks ago we had an impromptu barbecue party at my mums house. Which means that we decided we wanted to have a small barbecue for just my mum and her friend and my brother and me. Then I suggested I…

Pangasius with Bacon, Pesto, String Beans and Baby Potatoes

On a beautiful, sunny day in June, one of the first of the year, me and a friend (Marjolein) were brainstorming about what to cook for dinner. We decided that fish would be great because of the nice, warm weather. Wrapping it in bacon was the brilliant brainchild of Marjolein. I decided I wanted pesto,…