Banana Coconut Waffles

Banana coconut waffles with a coffe

I’ve been tinkering a bit more with my waffle iron and I’ve turned my banana bread into banana waffles. They make a fantastic breakfast, especially with a layer of cream cheese. And they also go very well with a coffee or tea. Read more…

Coconut Macaroons

Coconut Macaroons

I recently posted my much loved recipe for Italian almond macaroons aka amaretti. Another great way to use up spare egg whites are coconut macaroons. They are even easier to make than amaretti and use less kitchen equipment (no food processor required, just a whisk – ideally one with power…). Read more…

Savory Potato Waffles

Savory potato waffles

At times I still struggle with breakfast (and snack ideas) because I don’t eat bread. You may recall that already last year during winter I tried my hand at some savoury breakfast waffles. Recently I’ve been making banana waffles out of the banana bread dough, which turned out fantastic, just a bit sweet for my breakfast likings.

One evening, looking at a pot with left over mashed potatoes, I decided to try my luck with turning these spuds into some sort of waffles. This proved to be a rather tasty idea.

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Amaretti (Italian Macaroons)

Amaretti (Italian Macaroons)

This recipe is a great way to use up left over egg whites from custard or mayonnaise. Amaretti go very well with an Italian espresso or a cup of tea.  Read more…

Momofuku Seiobo

Fifth course

A few weeks ago we went for an amazing dinner at Momofuku Seiobo. It was an amazing experience with great food and fantastic drinks. Because I don’t drink alcohol anymore I had the pleasure of getting the matching juices with our 12 course dinner. The menu was quite extraordinary and contained a number of ingredients I’d never heard of. I was very impressed that the restaurant inquired about any food intolerances or dislikes and accommodated them on the spot.  Read more…