Jamie’s insanity burger

A Burger Ball in the BUX kitchen. We love a bit of meat. This recipe is truly insane yummy. With potato wedges on the side, we rocked the place together without knives and forks. 🙂 -enjoy too-   Ingredients (serves 4) 800 g minced chuck steak olive oil 1 large red onion 1 splash of…

Chocolate fruit and nut crisp

No Nuts! Just Fruit! We made a dark chocolate and a milk chocolate one, both delicious. Make sure you buy good quality chocolate, that absolutely makes this crisp. And don’t forget the sea salt flakes 😉 -enjoy- Serves 10 hazelnuts 100g, shelled dark chocolate 400g mixed crystallised fruits – pears, citron, clementines 400g in total…

Chocolate, orange and almond biscotti

Our Italian colleagues in the BUX office gave these biscotti’s the big thumbs up. No need to say more…just delicious.  PS: we ate the biscotti’s when the chocolate was still warm… -enjoy-   INGREDIENTS (Makes 35) 1 cup (150g) plain flour, sifted, plus extra for dusting 1 teaspoon baking powder, sifted 2 tablespoons cocoa, sifted…

Jamie’s sweet & sour chicken

Instead of the chicken thighs, skin on and bone in, we used chicken thigh fillets. Just because in our BUX kitchen we have to keep the cooking method a little bit more simple, while cooking 35 people 😉 . This recipe is gorgeous. I will definitely make this at home for my family and will…

Simple beef stew

This is a fantastic dish full of good stuff. The Buxers couldn’t get enough of it, they were glad plenty was left for Friday’s lay-back day. The potato mash was top with cheese and been put under the grill for a little while, so crunchy on top. Mmm. The vegetarian version without the meat was…

Parsnip and caramelised onion soup

“A forgotten vegetable”, as one of my colleagues called the parsnip. Much more often used in England then the Netherlands I would say. I love roasted parsnips. The next time I will try to roast them first together with the onions. I will let you know how that worked out. This is a beautiful silky…

Restaurant & Takeaway DING DONG

Another great food place opened in Den Bosch 6 months ago. I just love it. Again with a great wink to everything too serious, the creative brains behind restaurant BUURT, Foodbar DIT and Mariapaviljoen came up with another fantastic concept. The menu varies from Yakitori skewers to Beijng Buns to Thai Green Curry. And yes,…

Foodbar DIT

The big sister of BUURT! This place brings a big smile on your face as soon as you walk through the door. The people working at DIT are very friendly, the interior is colorful, and you never stop looking at all these hidden jokes written on the walls, ceilings or even in the menu. They…

Creamy asparagus soup

This recipe is meant to be with green asparagus. But because it’s the season for the white ones, I picked those. Don’t forget if you do so too, to peal the skin of the white asparagus. The outside is tough and difficult to eat. Just an idea, maybe I will try a mix of both…

Baked feta & tomatoes

Lovely summery dish. The baked feta cheese combined with the kalamata olives was a great hit. Do try this easy to make dish at home, as a side dish great too. Ingredients (serves 4) 250 g feta cheese 500 g mixed tomatoes 1 handful of kalamata olives (stone in) 200 g sourdough ½ bunch of…

Squash & sausage risotto

For people who cannot do without meat, it is a great idea to add sausages to your risotto anytime. You can make it as spicy as you would like. Today we added chipolata sausages, the favorite of many youngsters. Served with a slice of focaccia with tomatoes and olives. Yum! Ingredients (serves 4) 4 higher-welfare…

Cooking Books for Xenos

Great to see some of my recipes back in a range of cooking books for Dutch shopping chain Xenos. It was awesome to participate in this project, I loved every minute of it! Check out the other bloggers involved too! The Books are, next to an earlier published range, available in Xenos shops throughout The…