EASY Chicken Soba Stir Fry

Quick and easy soba stir fry for noodles lovers. This recipe is super versatile. Incorporate leftovers in your fridge to prevent food waste. Delicious as lunch and dinner.


I’m noodles crazy. Seriously, I could eat noodles everyday for the rest of my life. Breakfast, lunch, dinner. Homemade or instant. I don’t care. Noodles are awesome. They’re so versatile too! Every Asian country has at least two variations on noodles. Meat, chicken, vegetarian. You name it. Vietnamese Beef “Pho” is my ultimate favorite noodle soup dishes. My dad makes the best. It takes quite some time to cook up the broth, but man.. when you taste it… It’s like heaven in a bowl. That might even be an understatement. Not even kidding. Yum. (Okay, I should stop salivating. #tmi)

Although I really LOVE the complicated noodles, sometimes I just don’t have time to spend a day in the kitchen for noodles (soup). And yes, sometimes I have time but I just feel really lazy and want something delicious that’s quick and easy. And when that something is noodles, I make this easy soba stir fry (or quick cheat laksa). Read More …

BAKERY STYLE Almond Chocolate Chip Streusel Muffins

Soft and fluffy almond muffins with chunks of almond and chocolate chips! Finished with a buttery crunchy streusel top.


A while back my boyfriend planned to visit his old colleagues and asked me if I had time to bake a something delicious for him to bring along as a treat. As almond muffins were on my to-do list for a while (and as I haven’t baked any muffins for a while), I decided to make chocolate chips almond muffins for him. Bakery style. Fragrant and (ofcourse) super soft. As a bonus, I added buttery crunchy streusel on top. That’s right, streusel! Cause, who doesn’t like streusel, right? These muffins are super fluffy with chunks of almond (and chocolate!) and a delicious crunchy muffin top. And did you know muffins are crazy easy too? I love baking muffins. No fuss and little dishes 😉


Muffins or cupcakes?

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Moroccan Inspired Quinoa Salad

Fresh and colorful quinoa salad with delicious chunks of chicken. Enhanced with chunks of sweet apricot, zesty lime, crunchy vegetables and lots of texture.


Hi my darlings! How’s everyone doing? Hope you haven’t reached freezing cold temperatures yet. In The Netherlands we’re doing quite good! It’s cold, but not deadly cold (yet). However, I do need to get myself some new (extra) sweaters. Regular shirts don’t keep me warm anymore and in addition my office at work isn’t really heated well… ^^” My Asian genes need a warm climate. Good thing I’m writing this post from my warm and comfy bed. #brightsideoflife 😉

Now, let’s get to this beautiful salad. As I started writing this post I noticed I have just two salads in my recipe index: Honey soy chicken quinoa salad and the easy Thai beef salad. What a shame, because I really do like eating salads. And I don’t mean regular-will-still-be-hungry-after-this-salads, but salads packed with vegetables, proteins and flavor that keep you satisfied until the next munchie moment of the day. Therefor, today I’m coming back with a bang. I’ve got a fresh quinoa salad for you guys WITHOUT a fatty dressing, but still lots of flavor. The salad looks quite summery on the photos, but trust me when I say this salad is fit for all seasons. It’s light, flavorsome and quite healthy too. Read More …

Kruidnootjes Frangipane Tart

A Dutch Holiday-themed frangipane tart. Amazing spice flavors from the Kruidnootjes combined with soft and creamy almond frangipane. This tart works great with ginger snaps too! Perfect easy pie for the holidays.


Only three more weeks until Sinterklaas! I’m not doing anything special, but there’s just something about holidays that get me excited. Maybe it’s the themed food. Or just food. Probably the latter. 😉

Last week I shared a Sinterklaas(/Christmas) ice cream with you guys. (It’s no churn!) Silky smooth with salted caramel and kruidnootjes! And today’s recipe will be revolved around kruidnootjes all over again. And it’s going to be SO GOOD. My taste testers dived right in and after all crumbs were devoured they demanded the recipe asap. And if you’re looking for a Christmas recipe, keep on reading and substitute the kruidnootjes with ginger snaps. Yes, it’s okay to think of Christmas recipes in November. Read More …

BAKED Thick Sweet Chili Fries

Crispy fries baked in the oven and royally flavored with a sweet chili mixture. Perfect to have on the side or to devour as an amazing cheat snack.


I’m not going to lie to you. I work out 3/4 days a week and I need it. Seriously. I’ve never been the girl that stays stick thin even if she eats like a pig. Well, when I was little I was stick thin, but that was because I didn’t eat anything ^^” But when i eat like a pig, I become a pig. Kudos if you’re different and “I feel your pain” if you’re anything like me. That being said, I love working out. Especially because working out means I get to eat more food. It’s probably my main motivation; food. Like today’s thick BAKED (I never fry food because of the forever greasy smell) SWEET CHILI fries. That’s right. Sweet chili. We’re going there. Not just ordinary fries, but CRISPY fries covered in a delicious mix of herbs and spices. You have to try this. Asap.

P.S: Try the sweet chili mix on potato chips too!

What are your favorite kind of fries?

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