Category Archives: cooking

Bucket list eggs benedict

Sometimes I can be a real Calvinist. Sometimes I do things not because I want to do them, but because I feel I should do them. For instance, that time I struggled through all of Crime and Punishment, and hated … Continue reading

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The aubergine, my trusty friend in times of need

Semester one of this academic year is over, which means that I just handed in the last of my essays and I can finally take it easy for a bit. Time management is still a problem for me, and instead … Continue reading

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Meatballs for gamblers

Do you guys like games? I love games. You can keep me happy all night with a fridge full of beer and a good long round of Risk. The competition, the hilarity when you wipe out one of your friends’ … Continue reading

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The importance of having a local pub

When you move to a new place, there are certain things that make you feel like you’re at home, rather than just a stranger in a town that happens to contain your most recent crib. There’s finding your way around, … Continue reading

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My lack of knowledge about the Dutch

As I keep mentioning, I recently returned to the Netherlands to go back to university for a year. I wasn’t at all happy about leaving Italy, or about living in the Netherlands in general, but thankfully I managed to surround … Continue reading

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What to do when your oven is an oven/microwave combo

As I may have mentioned before, I’m once again back to being a penniless, scruffy student, and with it comes all the charmĀ of student life, such as having a tiny tiny kitchen. My tiny tiny kitchen also has a tiny … Continue reading

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More reasons to go to the market

Now that I live near the sea, I can eat fish all the time! For all of my fish needs I normally head to the Haagse Markt, or Hague Market, which is a delightful place. After Porta Palazzo in Turin, … Continue reading

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