Parsley and chive dressing

Buying salad dressing in a store? Why would you? Sure it is easy, but so is making your own. This is a recipe for an easy dressing and if you don’t like cooking that much, you can make a lot at once and store it in a bottle in the fridge.         […]

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July 1st, 2013 by Marianne


Another all time favorite… The pizza. Actually the pizza is just a big sandwich, you can put anything on it.             Ingredients for the crust 225 gram flower 125 ml tepid water 1 tbs olive oil 1/2 ts dried yeast a pinch of  salt Ingredients for the sauce 250 gram tomatoes […]

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March 14th, 2013 by Marianne

Curry potatoes

This is a recipe by my sister. My sister does not cook a lot but she can make her own meals.           Ingredients per person 200 gram potato 1/2 tbsp curry powder water Directions Peel the potatoes and slice or dice them. Put them in a pot and add water, not […]

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March 5th, 2013 by Marianne

Chocolate coconut muffins

An attempt to crossbreed a Bounty chocolate bar and a chocolate chip muffin. Be careful not to use too much grated coconut, the taste of the muffins will be too dry.           Ingredients for approximately 12 muffins: 1 tbsp baking powder 1/2 tsp salt 280 gram plain flower 160 gram caster sugar 3 eggs, large […]

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February 25th, 2013 by Marianne

Cream Cheese Bites

The Cream Cheese Bites are easy and delicious. Serve them as appetizer, snack or as a side dish, next to a bowl of soup for instance.           Ingredients for ca. 20 Cream Cheese Bites: Filling 200 gram cream cheese with herbs 150 gram grated cheese 1 egg salt pepper Crust 1 […]

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February 4th, 2013 by Marianne

Apple turnover

The apple turnover is a delicious pastry dessert filled with sweetened fruits, in this case apple. In The Netherlands the turnover is often eaten at New Years Eve, together with deep-fried solid doughnuts and apple fritters.   Ingredients (for 10 apple turnovers) 1 big apple, a sweet apple, peeled, cored and diced. 1 package frozen, square, puff […]

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January 28th, 2013 by Marianne

Cucumber, bell pepper and tomato salad

No meal is finished without veggies. Salads do not have to be hard, just cut up your vegetables and add dressing if needed.       Cucumber, bell pepper and tomato salad Ingredients per person 1/4 cucumber 1/2 bell pepper 50 grams cherry tomatoes Materials A bowl A cutting board A knife Directions Slice the […]

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October 22nd, 2012 by Marianne

Basic Yogurt Salad Dressing

Making a salad is not hard and making it better is not hard either. Ingredients per 200 gram salad 1 Tablespoon mayonnaise 2 Tablespoons yogurt A pinch of salt A little bit of pepper Directions Stir all the ingredients together. Add herbs for more flavor. There are a lot of herbs you can use, but don’t use to […]

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October 22nd, 2012 by Marianne

Cucumber apple salad

It’s a bit like leftover day, just used the vegetables and fruits we had. I used Jonagold apples but any kind of apple that is not too sour will do. Cucumber apple salad Ingredients per person Salad 1/4 cucumber 1/2 apple or use two kinds of apple, in that case use 1/4 of each kind 5 […]

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August 5th, 2012 by Marianne

Yogurt ice cream with peaches (easy version)

This recipe has a really easy version and a version that is a bit more difficult. Let’s start with the easy version. Yogurt ice cream with peaches Ingredients per person 150-200 ml yogurt ice cream 30 gram peach jam or 1 fresh/canned peach (When you use canned peaches make sure you buy the peaches in their own juice) Materials needed […]

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May 10th, 2012 by Marianne