Naked Carrot + Peach Cake

This cake is my new favourite. It really is the best alternative for the classic carrot cake. Because the cream cheese frosting isn’t completely covering the cake, leaving it partially naked the cake doesn’t become overwhelmingly sweet. I’ve tried versions with pineapple and coconut and I love them too but this is a class higher. […]


FOOD + COLOUR CRUSH. FRENCH MACARONS LOVE. LOVE. LOVE. They’re cute, taste good and make me smile. French Macarons brighten my day and they are for sure my biggest food crush. The mini cake stand in the photographs was a D.I.Y. project I made for the HEMA Academy Posts category on the Dutch warehouse Hema’s […]

botanical inspired easter brunch buffet

Botanical inspired Easter brunch buffet styling tips I teamed up again with my daughter Cierra, >owner of Bloesem Photography. What a fun time we had working out the concepts I had for Easter. Today I’m publishing the ‘Botanical’inspired shoot. Using mostly greens and neutral colors, with white as the background we created a bright yet subtle […]


The original recipe is from Jamie Oliver from his 15 minute meals cookbook. I’ve adapted it more out of convenience than anything else. Some of the ingredients are not always easy to find. This is definitely one of my favorites! [yumprint-recipe id=’2′]

Parma & Sun-dried Tomato Pizza Wrap

Parma & Sun-dried Tomato Pizza Wrap  Table for two. On warm summer days I enjoy eating outside in the garden with a cold beverage. I love cooking with fresh seasonable vegetables but don’t enjoy spending so much time in the kitchen on those days when the temperature is rising. Usually I cook for two; my […]