Restaurant Jacobsz – Amsterdam (February 2019)​

Last week we had dinner at Restaurant Jacobz with Koen and Erica. Ever since the restaurant opened a couple of years ago, I heard and read very positive things about Jacobsz, so when Erica suggested having dinner there, I couldn’t wait.
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Firma Pickles – Markthal, Rotterdam

Ranked as 3rd in the 2018 Best Burger of The Netherlands competition… Continue reading “Firma Pickles – Markthal, Rotterdam”

Around the World – Oaxen Krog**- Stockholm, Sweden (March 2017)

I ended my 3-day venture in high-end Nordic cuisine at the communal table of Oaxen Krog** in the Djurgården district of Stockholm.

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Around the World – Geranium***, Copenhagen, Denmark (March 2017)

Day 2 of my business trip (and venture into Nordic cuisine) was very satisfying. After spending the entire day in negotiations for a Danish tax audit, its satisfactory result made the visit to Geranium*** that night even better.
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Around the World – Restaurant Kokkeriet*, Copenhagen, Denmark (March 2017)

I needed to go to Copenhagen and Stockholm for work for 3 days and seized the opportunity to explore Nordic cuisine.

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Bolenius Restaurant*, Amsterdam (Feb 2017)

Come mid-February, come time to head over to Bolenius Restaurant* with Koen and Erica for lunch. Continue reading “Bolenius Restaurant*, Amsterdam (Feb 2017)”

Around the World – Avoriaz, France

Nope, this Christmas there was not much snow in the French Alps. It was however very nice weather in Avoriaz the entire week. Sunny (+15℃/ 59℉!), clear skies and amazing sunsets.
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Around the World – Becker’s Weinhaus – Trier, Germany

In December we decided to go skiing in Portes de Soleil in the French/Swiss Alps with Christmas and again thought that it would be an excellent idea to stay overnight in Becker’s Hotel in Trier.

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Pineapple, Mango and Coconut Fool

Nothing better than a fresh yet indulgent dessert (with some very lovely South African dessert wines from Mullineux and Newton Johnson)…

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Around the World – La Colombe – Constantia, South Africa (May 2016)

We ended our culinary journey in South Africa with La Colombe at the Silvermist Organic Wine Estate on Constantia Nek.

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Around the World – The Test Kitchen – Cape Town, South Africa (May 2016)

The third stop and highlight in our culinary journey in South Africa was lunch at The Test Kitchen in Cape Town.

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Around the World – The Tasting Room – Franschhoek, South Africa (May 2016)

We continued our culinary journey in South Africa at The Tasting Room at Le Quartier Français.

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