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FENNEL illustration and recipe by EDIE EATS by Edith Dourleijn

16 March 2015
by Edie
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Hot anise milk

Is it possible to love a flavor – I mean really really can’t live without it!! – but hate it in one particular form?

The title of this blogpost gives away the answer: I love anise. Amongst others, I love it in hot milk. But not in …

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RED BEETS illustration and recipe by EDIE EATS Food Blog by Edith Dourleijn

19 February 2015
by Edie
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Say Hallo! to these Roasted red beets with Meyer lemon honey glaze

Living in a new country is all about adapting. To a new language, a new culture, new dining out habits … well a new way of live. New food as well, as we didn’t have Meyer lemons in the Netherlands although there is something Dutch about them!

I used them in this Roasted beets with Meyer lemon honey glaze and I would love to eat it again tonight! Really.

>> Here’s the recipe!

JICAMA illustration by edie eats-Edith Dourleijn

9 February 2015
by Edie
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Crunchy and mild spicy couscous salad with mustard seeds

I’m not good at throwing food away. I always have looooots of little pots and cups in my fridge with small amounts of food and halved veggies in my drawer. Next to that cabbage of lettuce that seems to live forever there. With all the condiments that surround them, I invent new dishes. That’s also how this recipe for a crunchy and mild spicy couscous salad with mustard seeds came into existence.

>> You know you want to try it!

TOMATOES illustration and recipe by EDIE EATS Food Blog by Edith Dourleijn

30 January 2015
by Edie
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Don’t leave the house for Spaghetti Bolognese

As an eager cook I have a filled pastry; fridge and freezer included. If I don’t want to, I don’t have to go out for shopping for my dinner. Great when a blizzard hits you – if you don’t life in NorCal, best if you just don’t want to. My spaghetti Bolognese can proof that.

>> Let me show you!

baby bok choy - illustration by Edie eats food blog - Edith Dourleijn small

26 January 2015
by Edie
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The easiest way to poach eggs!

Time to make a confession: I never got really good at poaching eggs! And since I’m a schooled chef, that really is a thingy. But, I’ve found the best trick ever and poaching eggs never will be a hassle anymore.
I made up this recipe for Hoisin rice noodles with carrots and bok choy to try the poaching egg trick and it works. Both trick and recipe!

>> Curious? I bet you are!