What I ate in Bali


Hi everybody, dear readers and loyal subbies, This post is dedicated to all you foodies out there. I thought it was about time to share what I ate in Bali with you. Trust me food is very important  in my life and Asian food is one of my faves! So I could not say no to writing this post! Please note  that there were 2 days I had some European food ( I know shame on me! ) But without further a do please check out the food and some drinks I had in Bali! Unfortunately I cannot remember what…

Quick and Easy Vanilla & Banana Smoothie


Hi everybody, dear readers and loyal subbies, I think I mentioned this smoothie 2 posts ago? I am not sure anymore , but as I bought back 4 banana’s from work,  I decided to make this smoothie. This smoothie is great to finish up some ripe/ over ripe banana’s. Ingredients needed for a liter smoothie 4 x Banana’s 500 ml Vanilla Yogurt Method  Chop up your banana in tiny  pieces and put the banana’s in the blender. Blend the banana’s until smooth. Poor the yogurt in the blender and blitz for another minute or so. You can drink this smoothie…

Rainbow salad in a Jar


Hi everybody, dear readers and loyal subbies, Ok, ok I confess it is not very creative that I am posting two food  related posts in a row. But I felt like sharing this one! This Rainbow salad is so simple to make, uses left over veggies, is healthy  and looks so colorful. For this Rainbow Salad you will need some ( FYI you are free to add as much or as little as you want of these ingredients. : Cherry tomatoes Carrots Peas Quinoa Lime Pepper Salt Cook the quinoa as per instructions. For extra flavor I cooked my quinoa…

Indian food delight


Hi all, Just wanted to share the Indian food which I had with my parents last Sunday.  I just love Indian food. I love the spices and love the smell. The food tastes so good and comforting and I always feel very happy afterwards. So my dad had the Lamb Vindaloo, my mum had the Tandori Salmon and I had the lamb Bangali. Does it not all look very yummy! For the desert I had a pistachio kulfi.  Even though  the flavor was very concentrated it was very yummy. The only thing what would have made it more enjoyable for…

3 Days of birthday festivities


Hello friends, I turned 29 on the 18th of May! Yeeh!  Because it was a bank holiday on a Monday I took the Tuesday and the Wednesday (my birthday) off. So yeeh for long weekends! Because my birthday was in the middle of the week and a lot of people had to work I got two birthdays! Who does not enjoy that huh? Day 1 pre -birthday (17th May ) Tuesday I went shopping in the city Haarlem and Purmerend with my mother. So my mum and I started in Haarlem. We were browsing the little stores in the center…

Saturday Luncheon and Pre birthday present


Hi everybody, dear readers and subbies So a week ago my friend J apped me that she was going to be back in the Netherlands and we went out for lunch. We decided to have lunch in my fave place in the city of Purmerend. Het hoedje van de Koningin. Roughly translated as the queens hat. So this restaurant is very Dutch royalty orientated stuffed with  memorabilia. Which I quite enjoy. We had a lovely lunch and nice cooling drinks as the weather was really nice. Hello sunshine! Curious what I had for lunch? I had  a lovely Queensclub sandwich…

Sunday luncheon


Hello dear readers, I felt like sharing a quick Sunday post. After a week of horrible weather, finally  some good spring sunshiny weather. Really the weather has been on steroids the last week, which resulted in a nasty migraine attack last Friday . Don’t you hate that when weather causes that. Anyhow  my sister and I had some lunch at Bagel and Beans.  After long deliberation I went for the Japanese Salmon bagel which was very delightful I must say.  Loving the wasabi and teriyaki sauce that comes with this bagel. It tasted great. Also my Latte was excellently made….