Sweet Sunday – Spiced Carrot Muffins

Happy Sunday to you all! I’m thoroughly enjoing my very relaxing Sunday, my parents have gone out today, so I’ve go the house all to myself. This means that I’m currently blasting my music through the speakers and singing alone quite beautifully (not true) and quietly (also not true). How’s your day so far? For…

Sweet Sunday – Autumn Coffee Cake

When I first started this blog, I had no idea of what to expect in terms of followers. Did anyone even want to read my posts and try my recipes? Turns out, there are actually people that do! As my follower count was slowly creeping up, I was thinking that I had to something special…

Sweet Sunday – Dutch Ontbijtkoek

As a lover of all things food, I own a lot of cookbooks. And by a lot, I mean really a lot. They range from Jamie Oliver, to Nigella Lawson. From small IKEA cookbooks, to big pricey ones. Two of my favourites are actually getting pretty old, dating back to the 50’s. Both of them…

Sweet Sunday – Chocolate Chip Cookies

WARNING: These Chocolate Chip Cookies might cause you to eat the whole batch in one go. This week’s Sweet Sunday recipe is quick and easy. But it is also incredibly delicious. So you might want to run a few extra miles today. Or not. Because it’s Sunday and you can totally handle eating all these…

Sweet Sunday – Profiteroles

Profiteroles, or as we call them in Dutch “soesjes”, could easily be my favorite food in the world. What’s not to love about this dish when it involves pastry, whipped cream, and melted chocolate? Just by writing this, my mouth starts to water. To my pleasant surprise, it is incredibly easy to make! I’ve tried…

Sweet Sunday – Hazelnut Biscotti

Yes, yes, yes! Sweet Sunday is finally back! Oh, how I have been slacking on this day… But I return with this gorgeous recipe for Hazelnut Biscotti. A classic Italian cookie. This particular recipe incorporates marsala in the dough, so if you do not like that, or need something children proof, just substitute it with…

Sweet Sunday – Chocolate Banana Bread

Never have I had a more lazy Sunday than today. Rarely have I had less motivation to do anything than today.Oh, how I love Sundays. What makes it even better? It’s Sweet Sunday! And as usual, I have a yummy recipe for you. Today, it is also incredibly easy.Basically, this bread or cake (whatever you…

Sweet Sunday – Red Berry Pavlova

Okay, I’m just going to straight up say it. I am so incredibly happy with and proud of this Pavlova. So is my mum by the way, she had two pieces, while she normally never eats anything sweet. That says something about this gorgeous, beautiful, delicious Pavlova. Did I not tell you Monday that today…

Eggs Benedict Part 1 – English Muffins

As the title suggests, I am starting a series on how to make the best breakfast ever: Eggs Benedict. This will be a four-part series, which I’ll post every Wednesday. Eggs Benedict is such a comforting dish. It’s rich in flavours, and in textures. A bit greasy, a bit fatty, a bit very delicious. Basically,…

Sweet Sunday – Pumpkin Bread

So unfortunately in Holland the weather is actually quite bad at the moment, lots and lots of rain. Well basically, it is as I am writing this. In my family we have this tradition that we get together annually for the weekend. Just to catch up with each other and see what’s going on in…

Sweet Sunday – Banana Walnut Muffins

Hurray! It’s Sweet Sunday! And with that little rhyme, I’ll now bring you the new recipe for this relaxing summer (!) Sunday! Gorgeous banana walnut muffins. Aside from the sugar -but who cares about that anyway?- this is actually a positively healthy recipe. It substitutes the normal use of butter for oil. Also, I have…