Speculaas chunks broken

Speculaas

No matter how hard I try to resist the temptation of pepernoten and all the other Sinterklaas delicacies I always give in around the mid-November. Speculaas, in particular, I can never ignore, especially when it is fresh from the oven and my whole house smells like speculaas spices. Speculaas is…

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Vanilla custard

Vanilla custard

Vanilla custard is one of those recipes you can vary endlessly with. I made a vanilla custard this time but you should also try other flavours like clementine, which I recently made for my clementine trifle, chocolate or add some whiskey at the end. Custard is used in many desserts,…

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20 spooky halloween treats

20 Spooky Halloween treats

When witches go riding and black cats are seen, the moon laughs and whispers tis near halloween! Only two weeks until Halloween! For everyone who could use some inspiration this year, I have searched the internet and made a list of my favourite 20 spooky Halloween treats. Whether you are…

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Classic Greek salad

Classic Greek salad (Horiatiki)

I almost forgot to share this recipe! A few weeks ago I shared my favourite Greek recipes for chicken souvlaki, tzatziki and pita bread. This classic Greek salad is the perfect addition to any Greek meal. This classic salad is made with tomatoes, cucumber, bell peppers, olives and of course…

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Homemade spice mixes

20 homemade spice mixes

Disclosure: Some of the links below are affiliate links, meaning, at no additional cost to you, I will earn a commission if you click through and make a purchase. A few years ago I started making my own spice mixes. I ran out of speculaas spices and of course they…

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Speculaas spice mix

Speculaas spice mix

Speculaas spices are an absolute must-have in your kitchen, especially, if you are Dutch, from mid-November to December 5th. Speculaas spice mix is used in speculaas and pepernoten and is amazing in other recipes such as cake, cookies and stews! Disclosure: Some of the links below are affiliate links, meaning,…

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French onion soup in a bowl

French onion soup

Guide de la bonne cuisine is one of my favourite French (old) cookbooks. It was written in the 19th-century, but this book contains loads of recipes that you will still find unchanged in the modern kitchen. French onion soup is the perfect comfort food after a long cold day or…

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tiramisu inside

Tiramisu

Tiramisu is a classic Italian dessert loved by (almost) everyone. It is made with just 7 ingredients and, because you can make it the day before, tiramisu is the perfect dessert for when you have guest over for dinner. The history of tiramisu is a bit of a mystery. Tiramisu…

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