Oatmeal and Raisin Cookies

Sometimes you’re just in the mood for simple recipes. And few things are simpler than oatmeal and raisin cookies. My 8 year old nephew, who usually doesn’t give a crap about the things I bake, really liked these. Great for a rainy and stormy afternoon. I can also recommend blasting Beethoven’s 9th symphony out of…

Taaitaai

Only 1 week to go till Sinterklaas is over again! Going to celebrate it with my siblings (plus their entourages) this Saturday. We set ourselves a budget of about €5 and buy as many (very crappy) presents with that. And then we play a game to decide who gets what. So buying just crap is…

Kruidnoten and Speculaas

Yesterday ‘Pakjesboot 12’ steamed into the city of Groningen returning Sinterklaas to Dutch soil!! This means I’m allowed to start posting Sinterklaas related recipes, which is very exciting (I have no life). In case you have no idea who/what Sinterklaas is and why he is surrounded by people in blackface I suggest you look on…