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mmm… Monday! A secret kitchen

15 Sep

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Today there are no food pictures. How come will you ask… it’s mmm…Monday! Well, today it’s all about mystery. In Amsterdam we enjoyed one of the funniest, more exciting dinners of our lives. But we can’t show you any pictures or give you much more information because it took place in a secret kitchen!
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mmm… Monday! Chocolate gâteau basque

8 Sep

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What a better way to start the week than enjoying a decadent rich chocolate dessert? We found this chocolate gâteau basque recipe in one of Julie Andrieu books and I can say it’s the best chocolate cake I’ve ever baked. The texture will surprise you, a chewy pastry and  a creamy fudgy ganache with an intense chocolate flavour and a touch of cinnamon.
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mmm… Monday! Where to eat in Seville

1 Sep

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Seville has a truly unique atmosphere and personality. To enjoy its spirit to the fullest, there is no better way than discovering new places to grab a bite and have some drinks with friends. Because that’s one of the best things about Seville: no matter how hard life is, there is always a time and place for a lively conversation paired with tapas. Today we want to share with you the ultimate list to eat like and with locals in Seville. Continue reading

mmm…Monday! Saffron shrimp salad

25 Aug

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This grilled baby artichoke and asparagus salad with shrimp and Saffron Aioli requires a little bit of work, but it’s absolutely delicious. It’s a fabulous way to transition between Summer fresh salads and Autumn comfort food.  You can find the original recipe in this book, but we’ve just made a few changes to make it a litle bit easier… because we are lazy sometimes!
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mmm… Monday! Orecchiette with home made tomato sauce and sopressa vicentina

18 Aug

orecchiette_with_sopressa_3This is the kind of recipe we usually prepare (or should we say improvise?) during a lazy rainy Sunday. You will need just a few basic ingredients and no measures, no rush…basically no rules. Just a little bit of nice music while you prepare it and lots of love for home made slow cooked food.
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mmm… Monday! Bar El Tomate, Madrid

11 Aug

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When we visit Madrid we always meet our friend A. for lunch. She knows the best places to enjoy really (but really) good Spanish food. Last Summer she took us to Mercado de la Reina, which is now one of our favourite spots in Madrid, and this years she introduced us to the wonders of Bar El Tomate. This restaurant is not new, in fact we wanted to try it for a long time. But when we got A’s sign of approval, we knew the lunch was going to be fantastic. Continue reading

Chicken caesar cornets

21 Jul

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We’ve been eating these cornets almost every night since we decided to try the recipe. They are super easy to prepare… and that’s exactly what we want after a long day at the office, a spinning class and a super long phone call with our mothers.  This is more or less a salad in a wrap. So it’s healthy but has that naughty fast food feel to it.
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Loui & Jules, Grill boutique

14 Jul

Loui_et_Jules_7We first visited this restaurant because we wanted to try their burgers. And they were gooood. The tartufo burger wass superb. But that day we didn’t have our camera with us so we came back…
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mmm… Monday! Two Summer cocktails

7 Jul

Summer_cocktails_1Last week we showed you our bar cart and today we have prepared two delicious Summer cocktails for you: a watermelon mojito and a strawberry bite. One has alcohol, the other does not. But both of them are perfect for hot days. And they have fruit, so they are kind of healthy ;)
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mmm… Monday! Steak slice with lemon & thyme

30 Jun

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We love good food. Even more when you need almost no time to prepare it. Spending hours in the kitchen is lovely, but spending just 30 minutes for the greatest result, that’s even better! If you, like us, love fast good food, you’ll love this book. Today we want to show you a fantastic, simple, delicious recipe direct from that book: Steak slice with lemon & thyme.
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