Bluespoon Restaurant & Bar – Amsterdam (September 2018)

Lunch at Bluespoon in the Andaz Hotel in Amsterdam catching up with a former colleague. Continue reading “Bluespoon Restaurant & Bar – Amsterdam (September 2018)”

Aan de Poel** – Amstelveen (September 2018)

Shortly after Aan de Poel** reopened after a full remodeling, we went for lunch to celebrate Chantal’s birthday. Continue reading “Aan de Poel** – Amstelveen (September 2018)”

Maple Roasted Butternut Squash, Pearl Barley and Kale Salad

Unpacking our holiday luggage, we found the small bottle Maple Syrup that we bought in Vermont.

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Aan de Poel** – Amstelveen (May 2018)

After having seen the chefs from Aan de Poel** whilst having lunch at Restaurant 212, we thought that a visit there was long overdue.

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Restaurant 212 – Amsterdam (May 2018)

After ‘t Amsterdammertje*, the second installment of my Christmas present was at Restaurant 212 in Amsterdam.

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Baby Potato, Carrot and Chicken Ovenbake (+Frittata)

With the spring in full swing, it’s time to enjoy some light and easy dinners. Continue reading “Baby Potato, Carrot and Chicken Ovenbake (+Frittata)”

‘t Amsterdammertje* – Loenen (January 2018)

For Christmas, Chantal gave a me quarterly lunches/dinners for 2018. 😍 Intended to stimulate more fine dining posts here, but clearly some self-interest was involved as the fine print implied that she would have to accompany me and that she would not be the designated driver. Oh, man!!  🤔 Continue reading “‘t Amsterdammertje* – Loenen (January 2018)”

Avocado, Pesto and Mozzarella Crostinis

Another great sandwich from Jeanine Donofrio’s The Love & Lemon Cookbook.

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Cape Winemakers Guild Wine Tasting and Lunch at Kasteel Groot Engelenburg (Sept 2016)

Chantal and I attended a special lunch and Cape Winemakers Guild (CWG) wine tasting at Kasteel Groot Engelenburg in Brummen last Sunday. Continue reading “Cape Winemakers Guild Wine Tasting and Lunch at Kasteel Groot Engelenburg (Sept 2016)”

Omelet with Avocado, Fresh Peas and Feta

For my birthday, I got Jeanine Donofrio’s The Love & Lemons Cookbook. So far we only made some delicious sandwiches, but more recipes will surely follow…

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