Monthly Archives: April 2011

My Queensday

When I was younger, much younger, like 25 years ago I would go into town and celebrate with the masses. Then it was still a party that happened between Amsterdammers, nowadays around a million people from the sticks flock to … Continue reading

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Once a Queen, Allways a Queen

Amsterdam’s Queen’s Day celebration of the masses in the Netherlands has spread into a night event as well. If you’re looking for a wildly exuberant party on April 30th, and are happy to dress in extravagant orange, then Queen’s Day, … Continue reading

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That Was The Last…

Yesterday you saw the last Eat The Season Recipe. Together they make 52 recipes with Northern European seasonal produce. You still can download all the PDF’s that accompany that series. Starting next week… I ♥ Holland Recipes on Thursday. So better … Continue reading

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Update on Sick

I got home 60 minutes ago, it’s now well past 2 in the morning. I’m lucky I could still get a drive home with my scooter otherwise it would have turned out in two-hour drive on the scooter. When I left … Continue reading

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Eat The Season – Watercress

Watercress Soup Makes 6 servings Prep: 20 minutes Cook: 20 minutes Shopping List: 2 tablespoons vegetable oil 1 potato – peeled and cubed 1 onion, chopped 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper 2 1/2 cups chicken stock 2 … Continue reading

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Sick

My blood sugar levels are way of the scales. I can hardly move within my home, have to hold on to the walls. Putting in extra insulin makes it only worse. Have to see my specialist tomorrow, maybe she knowns … Continue reading

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Food Quote #83

And to keep two certain people happy…, yes that’s you and you

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With These Temps…

With these temps we’re having it’s best to do… nothing at all. So that’s what my Easter Sunday looked like. BTW, it’s like summer came early. If only I had a hammock it would be perfect but I had to … Continue reading

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Not Only In The US of A…

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Expertise #2

Last Thursday our brains were ‘picked’ on how to create a website on Fashion, past, present & future. See also this post. I was not the only one, the curators invited in total 20 others too, from all walks of … Continue reading

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