For the love of men

Shelves full of cook books. That’s me. I love to drool over the full-page, full-color pictures. I fantasize how my plates would look the same way. Of course they never do. Mainly because I never cook anything from my cookbooks. I just sit there  on my sofa, tea and chocolate within reach dreaming of my kitchen princess status. There’s one book that has the honor to be used though. It’s Nigella Lawson’s How to be a domestic house goddess. I love this pretentious title!   It has been with me for almost 15 years (horror! is it really that long?!). … Continue reading For the love of men

Drown those puppies

Nothing says Friday like a easy dinner. Any meal becomes a party when the regular potatoes are exchanged for French fries. Here in the Netherlands, we like them chunky and served with mayonaise. Fat, creamy with just a hint of mustard. It was only until I saw Pulp Fiction that I realized eating fries with mayonnaise is a Dutch and Belgian thing to do. VINCENT: You know what they put on french Fries in Holland instead of ketchup? JULES: What? VINCENT: Mayonnaise. JULES: Goddamn! VINCENT: I seen ’em do it, man. They fuckin’ drown ’em in this shit. JULES: Uuccch! Yes. I do drown ’em in … Continue reading Drown those puppies