Kaja Hengstenberg

20 October 2020

The perfect recipe for
pasta alla Carbonara

Finding the perfect recipe for one specific pasta dish is like finding good coffee in my hometown: impossible. It’s not that there don’t exist any good […]
16 October 2020

Creativity on a plate:
Rouge Tomate, Brussels

Rouge Tomate is a place full of stories. Be it the long way of chef Alex Joseph towards becoming an owner and chef, or the friendly […]
16 October 2020

5 Swedish foods you must try

Everyone who goes to Sweden probably expects to eat two things: meatballs (köttbullar – that are pronounced schöttbullar btw.) and cinnamon or cardamom buns. I have […]
2 October 2020

10 Bakeries in Europe You Should Try

I love carbs. Pasta, cakes, noodles, potatoes and of course bread. Bread and pastries of all kinds. Bakeries that pay attention to ecological produce sourced in […]
25 September 2020

5 Things You Should Eat in Poland

One half of me is German, the other is Polish. Polish food to me means comfort food, feeling home and being reminded of childhood. Of course, […]
17 September 2020

10 Places to Eat in Paris

Asking me for 10 best restaurants in Paris, or at least my favourite spots, is like asking a mother for her favourite child – impossible (although […]
11 September 2020

How baking sourdough bread became a quarantine activity

I joined the cool kids sourdough club about one and a half years ago. One and a half years ago, when I finally gave myself the last kick […]
3 September 2020

5 Dishes You Must Try When in Georgia

First of all, let me clarify that I mean the country Georgia, which borders in the North with Russia and to the South with Turkey, Armenia […]
2 September 2020
Pastelaria Gracia

Pastelaria Garcia: Home of
Brussels’ best Pasteis de Nata

What is Garcia? What is a Pastel de Nata? And why are they so delicious? Let’s start with the second question. A Pastel de Nata is […]
26 August 2020

Island hopping in Stockholm – Gällnö

When the thermometer hits 28 degrees in the city of Stockholm that’s something special. Those who are still on holidays or not working relocate towards parks, […]
21 August 2020

24 hours in Stockholm

I get asked very often ‘What shall I see when I come to Stockholm?’ ‘What are the most important sights, cafes, bars in the city?’. This […]
12 August 2020

Have you heard about Swedish crayfish parties?

Have you heard about crayfish parties? No?! Well, then it’s time for you to hear about them. Crayfish parties are an essential part of Swedish food […]
4 August 2020

A Belgian fry a day
keeps the doctor away

Did you have a large portion of Belgian fries last Saturday? Golden brown and crispy on the outside, soft on the inside. No too thick, but […]
4 August 2020
Coffee

10 best coffee shops in Brussels

Considering the size of the city, Brussels has a lot of fun coffee places to offer that serve delicious coffee, tasty cakes and other baked goods […]
28 July 2020

10 Favourite Ice Cream Places
around the World

Who doesn’t love ice cream. No, I mean it, WHO doesn’t love ice cream? I haven’t met anyone who doesn’t so far, so please come forward […]
22 July 2020

Staycation: Travelling and
exploring during Covid-19

Staycation and a recipe for blueberry buns “So annoying, I can’t go to Spain this year, because of the annoying Covid-19 situation”, “I’m so disappointed, because […]
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