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Lemon Granita Shooter with Pipette
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Lemon Granita for Hot Summer Nights

  Granita’s are very easy to make and great to serve between courses during your dinner party. I used to serve them before the main course and served them in shooter glasses. If you can get hold of ‘pipettes’ and fill them with a…

July 1, 2015
Cherry Clafoutis
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Cherry Clafoutis

When I was living in a small Dutch village as a child, I loved cherries. I have fond memories of my parents taking me and my brother on Wednesday or Sunday afternoons to the cherry orchard nearby and buying cherries by the kilo. I…

June 15, 2015
Panna Cotta with Mango Coulis, Fresh Mango
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Panna Cotta Rooftop Table Style

For the last 3 summers we ran a supper club in the Axarquia, a beautiful region in the South of Spain. From the first season on our panna cotta dessert was a hit. Our guests raved about it. It is quit a simple recipe really, there…

April 19, 2015
Almond Cakes with Candied Kumquat
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Almond Cakes

These almond cakes are really easy to make and you can make them a day in advance. Serve them drenched in kumquat syrup and garnish with some candied kumquats on top, and a few in one piece around it.  …

March 21, 2015
Spekkoek Indonesian Cake
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Thousand-Layer Cake

I don’t have to tell you that I am a huge fan of Asian food. I love the ‘beautiful’ Thai food. The Thai seem to be always able to put something on a plate that not only tastes great, but looks smashing as well.…

April 1, 2014
Lava Cake Rectangular Plate
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Chocolate Surprise

Many years ago I walked the ‘the trip of 12 mountains’ in Sulawesi, the octopus shaped island of Indonesia. I walked it with a Dutch guy and a Toraja, as people from this area of Sulawesi are called. We crossed these mountains with only…

November 24, 2013