Festive couscous salad with spiced roasted orange and sweet potato, almonds, feta and spinach

Roasting oranges So I was trying to come up with a festive seasonal salad with a slightly Mediterranean/Middle Eastern spin on it, and I thought to myself “is roasting oranges a thing?” There were indeed a few Google hits and based on what I found I decided to do some experimenting. I first tried just…

Fish, chips & Guinness

Good evening, good evening, good evening aaaand happy St Paddy’s! Though Saint Patrick is not really a big deal in the Netherlands (unless you count tourists in Amsterdam turning it into an excuse to get wasted – and I guess you can replace Amsterdam with a lot of major European cities and this would still…

Fresh (home-made) teas

I’ve recently gotten into making my own tea, or maybe I should call them hot beverages as I’m not strictly speaking sure what makes it qualify as tea. Fresh mint tea has long been a classic both in local caf├ęs here in the Netherlands as well as in my house, as we conveniently have mint…