Christmas Menu Inspirations – Starters

How are you all? Busy preparing for Christmas? Do you already have your entire menu planned or are you still looking for some inspiration? If it’s the latter, you came to the right place.

Honey Roasted Sweet Potato Fries with Sea Salt and Oregano

I remember the first time I ever ate sweet potatoes in my life. It was on a hot summer’s day while I was on a holiday with my parents in the US. More specifically, we were seated on the terrace of our hotel’s restaurant in Mackinac Island, Michigan, overlooking the magnificent Lake Huron. We were…

And This Is The Part Where You Find Out Who You Are

Oh my, oh my, oh my…. My last post was in July… (I honestly did not mean to make that rhyme but yeah, here we are.)┬áSo wow, a lot has happened since that final recipe, which is absolutely delicious by the way and I definitely encourage you to check it out if you want. It’s…

Oven Roasted Trout with Fresh Herbs

One of my all time favourite fish recipes is this one: a whole trout roasted in the oven and filled with herbs, lemon, onion, and garlic. It reminds me of lovely summer evenings, when the sun is still shining, the temperature is still warm, and the white wine is cold.Go to your local fish shop,…

Broccoli Salad with Sun Dried Tomatoes and Pine Nuts

Summertime means salads. Light and fresh meals or side dishes that are quick to make and even quicker to eat (because they’re so delicious). One of my favourites is this Broccoli Salad with Sun Dried Tomatoes and Pine Nuts.

Zucchini Mint Soup with Smoked Salmon

I don’t know about the rest of the world but it’s been abnormally warm in The Netherlands this week, with the temperature reaching 35 degrees in some places. It’s lovely though if you have vacation (like me) and can go to the beach with friends when you want (like me). When it is as hot…

Mexican Burgers with Avocado, Fried Egg & Tomato Salsa

Well, well, look who decided to show her face on here once more. The last couple of weeks have been quite life changing for me. I finished my 9-month graduation placement, handed in my thesis, and done my thesis defense. And what do you know… I GRADUATED!!! So yeah, after all the stress and nerves…

Your Favourite Recipes on Basil and Oil

To celebrate my first year of blogging, here is a list of the recipes which seem to be your favourites! What is your favourite? Do you have any recipe that you would like to see on the blog? Let me know! Maple Syrup Chocolate Cake Arancini Chocolate Chip Muffins Pink Macarons Pizza con Verdure Caprese…