Browsing Tag:



Pastéis de Nata

When I saw the third weeks’ theme of 52weeksofcooking, I immediately knew what I wanted to make. The theme is Portuguese, and what better way to celebrate the Portuguese kitchen than to make classic pastéis de nata? I first got introduced to these delicious custard tarts when I visited Lisbon with friends. We went to the famous pastéis de nata shop in Belem and bought a box full of these little pastries. Then we sat down in a nearby park. The sun was shining, the pastries were still warm: heaven!

Continue Reading…


Simple soda bread

Dear readers, I wish you all a very happy new year! The last couple of months I found it very difficult to keep blogging. I didn’t have much time, and I also didn’t know what to write about, or what dishes to make. Then I saw an awesome film, and a new idea began to take form. Continue Reading…


Mirjam’s Olive soup

This soup is so surprising and delicious, I have to share it with you. It’s olive soup. Olive soup? Yes, really, soup made of olives. I never expected you could make soup from olives, so I was very surprised when my friend Mirjam said that she and her mother, and a lot of her family members, made this soup all the time! The family made it so often,  that for a little while they had quite enough of it. Fortunately, since it had been some time ago, they decided to make it when my boyfriend and I were coming over for dinner.  Continue Reading…