Culinary plantbased trips to Tel Aviv are ready for you to book!

The Israeli kitchen is known to be one of world’s best, that includes the plantbased kitchen. Tel Aviv is frontrunner when it comes to plantbased food, it is also known as the “Vegan capital of the world”. We have joined forces to provide you with the opportunity to experience all of this yourself by offering 8-days plantbased culinary trips to Tel Aviv.

Veganize it, part two!

Last time I talked to you about substitutes for plant based feta. This time I want to show you alternatives for parmesan and ricotta cheese and eggs. Three important ingredients in Ottolenghi’s recipe for ‘Aubergine dumplings alla Parmigiana’

Veganize it, part one!

There are a good deal of great recipes where non-vegan ingredients are key. Ricotta, feta, Greek style yogurt and eggs to name a few. That leaves one with two choices: either you skip those recipes, or you transform the recipe into a plant based version. Here is how to!

Fresh figs, three different ways how to use them.

During this heat I have been standing on my bedroom balcony quite a few times, staring with a mix of admiration, awe and envy at my neighbours fig tree. A fully grown tree bursting with an enormous amount of figs, undoubtedly as a result of this warm and sunny weather, within my reach!

Sprouting, one step closer to self sufficiency.

Sprouts are extremely healthy and are an easy way to supply your body with the right amount of nutrients. They are also quite easy to grow yourself and this book helps you how to. So I read the book, bought some basic sprouting equipment and seeds.

The perfect basic muffin recipe!

After 8 years of vegan baking, exploring the internet for recipes, experimenting, testing (on my kids mostly😆)and adjusting, I finally and wholeheartedly can say that this recipe is PERFECT. The right sweetness, the right texture, the right size, the right crispiness on top. Just absolutely delicious!

Superfood stir-fry recipe and its health benefits!

This dish consists of a stir-fry of kale, mushrooms, peas and leek and is served with ginger-turmeric-black pepper rice. Most of these ingredients are regarded as ‘Superfoods’. But what is it that makes a product a superfood? Below a short explanation and of course at the end the recipe to this delicious dish.

Chocolate cake, a token of love!

At this very day we have another celebration going on in our home, our wedding anniversary! Today 23 years ago my husband and I got married in Carmel by the Sea, California USA. We married at the beach, just the two of us and the wedding officer. I would like to tell you a little bit about my husband, my soulmate and best friend for the past 28 years

Carrot cake, a royal treat!

A soft and moist carrot cake, plantbased whitout loads of sugar. Easy preparation, suitable for any occasion.

Why 2020 is a special year for me.

2020 promised to be a special year.  The year of the European soccer championships, the year of the return of Formula 1 to Dutch soil, the year of the Olympics and so much more. Only midway April we can conclude that indeed 2020 turned out to be a very special year, just not in the way…

About black garlic and what to do with it!

Black garlic is regarded an ingredient for high end-cuisine. But what is it, where can you buy it and how to use it. Read all about it and learn how to prepare a delicious plantbased black pesto with it!

Spiced sweet potato and crispy tofu cubes

Are you stuck at home, bored to death, worried about gaining weight (because you can’t visit the place where you normally exercise) or simply looking for new healthy and super easy recipes during this corona crisis? You’ve come to the right place. Because the recipe I’m sharing with you today is very very easy, very…

Chocolate chip cookies, the ultimate soul food!

Vegan chocolate chip cookies, the ultimate comforting soul food. They contain wholewheat spelt flour and rolled oats so they are healthy as well. Exactly what we need during times of great distress!

Roasted buckwheat, Kasha, with oven roasted mushrooms!

Buckwheat actually is a deceiving name! It suggests being a wheat, which of course it is not. Buckwheat is a grain, instead of a grass, which makes it gluten-free and thus very suitable for people who suffer from gluten-allergy. It is a popular health food due to its high mineral and antioxidant content. It may…

Halva, a Middle-Eastern delicacy

During the preparations of the annual Vakantiebeurs Utrecht (vacation expo with about 20.00 visitors per day ) one of the first things we (Isropa* and Everyday Plantpower) decided on serving our visitors was Halva, a sweet delicacy from the Middle-East. The only problem was the fact that that much Halva would be too great an investment….