Mar 31, 2015

Huevos Estrellados

This tapas recipe by Omar Allibhoy has been on my to-do list forever now. What kept me so long? I couldn’t get my hands on Padrón peppers. Sad, isn’t it? You just couldn’t find them here… up ’til now. Last week I got a food pr-box (called the foodybox — muchisimas gracias, Robert Kroon) and lo and behold, in it I found these green beauties from the guys over at…

Mar 17, 2015

Herbed Eggs in a Hole

The best breakfast sandwich ever! I can’t imagine my lazy weekend breakfast or brunch without eggs in a hole. Here’s how you fix our (and yours probably too) family favourite for lots of people at once in a fuss-free way: your oven. Of course the amount of people you can feed at once depends on the size of your oven, and size does matter, but it should give you far…

Dec 8, 2014

Thousand Island Eggs

Simple recipes rock my world. Especially when it comes to comfort food. This one takes hardly any time to prepare or cook, only needs a handful simple ingredients and has a phenomenal outcome every time. It belongs to the legendary Maya Angelou, God bless her soul, who wasn’t only an iconic poet, author and professor who used her voice to inspire and educate, but what many people don’t know is…

Oct 28, 2014

Gruyère & Black Pepper Popovers

Sorry Dutchies, but this is yet another recipe that, like my Key Lime Cheesecake Pie, you won’t be able to recreate one-on-one because, well… good luck with finding a popover pan here. Let me save you some time; it ain’t gonna happen. Mine was sent to me by Ellen. I think of popovers as the American answer to Yorkshire pudding, albeit a tad smaller. The batter is pretty much the…

Apr 28, 2014

Potato & Cheddar Buttermilk Waffles

One of these days I’m gonna post a bunch of healthy recipes. No superfoods; I’m really allergic to even the word ’superfoods’, but something lighter, healthier and perhaps a little more nutritious should be doable. No seriously; I promise! But first I must share this recipe that one of my readers (waves at Helen) dropped in my inbox. She had me at potatoes. I was the culprit that added the cheese….

Feb 23, 2014

English Breakfast Cups

I wanted to see if I could make an almost full on English breakfast… in a muffin tin. Eggs, bacon, white beans in tomato sauce, it’s all there. All the flavour, smaller portions. Couldn’t fit the sausages in there as well—I tried but it made the cups fall apart—so I decided to stop trying and just serve them on the side. Easy is as easy does. This recipe was so…