May 30, 2014

Food & Drinks / Diner and Boys from Jersey

Three weeks ago we went to see the musical Jersey Boys: The Story of Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons. I didn't know who Franki Valli was, nor had I ever heard of The Four Seasons. I had no idea which performers where portraying which roles and I had no clue which music we were going to hear (except for the song Begging). So to say I went to this musical with an open mind was an understatement. Before we went to see the musical, we had dinner in this amazing diner across from the theatre. How awesome is that painting of the Joker?! I wanted to take it home with me, but I didn't =) Oh I liked the musical by the way. Not my favourite (that's still Saturday Night Fever, the first musical I ever saw), but I had a great evening!

May 26, 2014

Food & Drinks / Eggs out of a wall

A few weeks ago we went out to get eggs. We didn't go to a supermarket or a farm. We kind of did go to a farm, but where we got the eggs was a little different. Here in The Netherlands we have fastfood restaurants that have walls with little doors (oh how I love describing this) where you can get your snacks. So you don't have to wait in line (well sometimes you do). What I didn't know was that there are farms that use this same kind of system. Only they don't sell snacks but eggs. Genius! You type in the number of the window you want to open, put in the money and you can open the door. Again, genius!

May 18, 2014

Food & Drinks / Mother's Day

My photography / lifestyle blog feels like a food blog these days. I may love food and food is a big part of my life, but lately I wondering if that part isn't too big. Maybe I should eat less crappy food and more healthy food and the only food pictures that are allowed on my blog are healthy food pictures. Maybe that's what I should do =)

May 12, 2014

Photography / Another day, another park

A while back we went to this park which has all kinds of different things for kids to play with and learn from. It all was very environment friendly. I love that you can find these kinds of places just outside the city, but it looks like you've driven for hours and hours.

May 11, 2014

Food & Drinks / Cold Pasta Salad Recipe


300 grams of macaroni
400 grams of chicken fillet  (small pieces)
2 tablespoons of olive oil
5 tablespoons of red pesto
1 teaspoon lemon juice
3 cloves of garlic
300 grams of cherry tomatoes
4 spring onions
70 grams of pine seeds
100 grams of grated cheese
3 tablespoons of fresh shredded basil
Salt and pepper

What you need to do

Cook the macaroni and drain it so that there's no water left in the pot.
Mix 1 tablespoon of olive oil with the lemon juice and the pressed garlic. Add this to the still warm pasta. Now leave the pasta to cool down. 
Heat 1 tablespoon of olive oil and bake the chicken fillet approximately 4 minutes. Add some salt and pepper and leave the chicken to cool down. 
Roast the pine seeds till they're golden brown and leave them to cool down.
Cut the cherry tomatoes and spring onions in little pieces. 
Mix the cherry tomatoes, spring onions, grated cheese and the chicken with the pasta.
Last but not least add the pine seeds and the fresh shredded basil.

* Wow it's kind of difficult to translate Dutch recipes into English. I hope everything makes sense, let me know if it doesn't =)

May 9, 2014

Photography / Liberation Day!

On the fifth of May we celebrated Liberation Day. We went to a music festival in Haarlem and I snapped some pictures with my iPhone. We had amazing weather, delicious food, all in all a great day!

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