Unfortunately our lovely summer nights are coming to an end. Sitting outside in the warm sun and enjoying our long, beautiful summer night are ending way to soon again. For whom has really enjoyed their summer has probably noticed a thing or two while enjoying a drink at the bar. The Gin and Tonic cocktail has made its way back and is hot and trending again. I love it.
In my final year as a communication student, I share the classroom with internationals. Everyone has introduced themselves during the first lesson, in which I met Charlie and Jason from Hong Kong. They told the class that living in Hong Kong has been rough lately. The demonstrations are all over the news and every time I read a news article about this subject I feel sad and get goose bumps all over my skin. I keep on asking myself if there’s anything we can do to help the people in Hong Kong, is Europe powerful enough to do so? From most Dutch perspectives, the situation that’s happening in Hong Kong feels far away; none of our business. Because of that, I wondered what their story is and how they experience this current situation
The ultimate classic, Daiquiri. Back in the day, the Daiquiri was seen as the drink of ferocious seamen, while the rumcocktail is now regarded as a fancy and stylish drink. The Daiquiri was also one of the favorite cocktails of the writer Ernest Hemmingway and President John F. Kennedy. In addition, this rumcocktail is pretty easy to make. This is how you make it.
The Dark ‘N Stormy is an all-time drink, but it has also a historical background. The distillation of rum was really refined in the 19th century. After 3 years of expiration, the Gosling brothers made their first rum drink: The Black Seal Rum. Until the First World War, the brothers added ginger to their drink. The Black Seal Rum mixed with the ginger beer was called the Dark ‘N Stormy.
Don’t let the ginger stand in your way. Even the people who envy ginger love this cocktail.
The Tom Collins, the typical cocktail that would be on a bar menu. With the fresh yet zesty ingredients, this cocktail tastes like a bit of simplicity and a lot of refreshment. This cocktail is not difficult, but like all simple recipes, it’s more about how you make it.
Looking for the perfect savoury Halloween snack? Look no further, you’ve found it! These spooky mini pizzas are perfect for a Halloween party.
Scallops, or Coquilles Saint-Jacques, may seem like a fancy little dish that you would only eat in restaurants. That's a shame, because you can easily make this classic dish at home. A perfect starter to impress your guests, without too much trouble!
The sun is shining so the only thing missing is a delicious cocktail. A popular and iconic drink, the 'cosmo', fruity cocktail. Become known by Sex and the City. Here below you'll find a quick and super simple recipe for this delicious cocktail.
Something that you could wake me up for, my dad's risotto with parmesan cheese and saffron. A dish that asks for a lot of patience. When it is done, you can only dream about this risotto.