Category Archive: Delicious

Lavinia cakes’n buttons

Two weeks ago it was my birthday and I wanted this year to celebrate it in a very special place. The first one that came to my mind was Lavinia cakes’n buttons in The Hague. Some… Continue reading

Tum Tum

Tum Tum in Den Bosch is the definition of old school sweetness. If you go down (or up) the Ridderstraat you can’t miss it with its beautiful windows painted in mint-green, and all… Continue reading

That time of the year, part II

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Pâtisserie De Rouw

As a French woman, as a grand-daughter of a baker and daughter of pastry enthusiasts, I grew up with the delicious habit to eat delicate pastries on special occasions. The strongest souvenir I… Continue reading

Kunst En Eerlijke Koffie, Utrecht

Kunst en eerlijke koffie (aka Keek)  and me is a long story. The first time I noticed it, it was thanks to its green-almond facade and charming interior; I was in a hurry… Continue reading

Kazerij Stalenhoef, Utrecht

As you know I’m French but not only, I’m also Aveyronnaise and proud of it! I was born and raised in the wonderful Aveyron, somewhere under Clermont-Ferrand and between Toulouse and Montpellier not… Continue reading


The Dutchies have the “stroopwafels”, the Frenchies have the macarons. Ah! The macarons! If fresh, an heavenly mix of structure and softness. It’s beautiful to see, delicious to eat. But watch out it’s… Continue reading

Jan Bussing Bakery, Rotterdam

           One of the most popular clichés about the French is their baguette. And, as a French lady, I can confirm that it is not only a cliché it… Continue reading