Cut back on eating meat. Completely stop drinking alcohol, or limit yourself to a maximum of 1 glass per day. Eat at least 15 grams of unsalted nuts a day and have legumes on the table at least once a week.
The Italian food and product safety authority fined the Dutch pavilion at the World Expo in Milan 3 thousand euros for spoiled food and insufficient hygiene standards.
An increasing number of parents are annoyed about the high charges schools demand to look after their kids during lunchtime after the implementation of the so-called continuous timetable. This timetable, which does not allow kids to go home for lunch, is already implemented at about half of primary schools.
Prime Minister Mark Rutte is very happy as a 48 year old bachelor. Though he finds it "sweet" that people think he can be even happier in a relationship.
It may not be as warm in the Netherlands as in Vietnam, but it's still a great time for authentic spring rolls. Guys Love Cooking have taken us around the world in our weekly collaboration with them. This time, they tell you how to make 15 spring rolls in under an hour.
The meat substitute manufacturing "vegetarian butcher" has raised an astounding 2,5 million euros in just three weeks after the launch of his crowdfunding funding campaign. The campaign was launched to attract funds for the building of a new factory in Breda, with a reported capacity to produce 50 million vegetarian meal components each year.
Dutch consumers spent 18 percent more on animal- and environmentally friendly produced food in 2014, spending a total of at least 2.6 billion euros. The market share of sustainable foods increased from 6 percent to 7 percent.
The Librije restaurant in Zwolle has been voted the best restaurant in the Netherlands by culinary magazine Lekker. The magazine listed the restaurant as number one when it published its top 500 list of restaurants in the country, the Lekker500. Three-star chef, Jonnie Boer, had his restaurant finish in third place last year.
Chocolate, sugar, pastry, cream, pistachios... what's not to like? Guys Love Cooking take us to Paris, the inspiration for their fabulous Pistachio-cream chocolate Éclair, in this week's collaboration.
Woman-owned microbrewery Boegbeeld has taken the Netherlands by storm. Their Kutbier is so popular that the first batch, consisting of a few thousand bottles, was sold out within days.
The delicate balance of Vietnamese food enters the spotlight in this week's collaboration with Guys Love Cooking, their tasty dish consisting of a rice noodle salad with tofu and egg.
We like homemade food, a lot. Years ago I lived in the UK, and food over there was not as it is now. I recall dreadful trips to the supermarket where fresh food was nowhere to be seen. Local markets were not that appealing, and "organic" or "fresh" produce were words most people could not understand.
Scientists at the Maastricht University Medical Center published new research that demonstrates a combination of flavors including sweet, bitter and umami actually makes people want to eat less. The small-scale experiment, conducted with the Top Institute of Food and Nutrition in Wageningen, included 15 healthy volunteers each receiving five different treatments where the combinations of flavors were infused directly into the duodenim.
Two different suppliers have issued recalls of wine in the past four days on reports of glass fragments in sealed bottles. The recall potentially affects customers of ten different grocery stores across the Netherlands.
Our weekly collaboration with Guys Love Cooking features an interesting take on the "cappuccino," after the guys pick their mom's brain. This 30-minute dish serves four.
Last weekend we had some guests over for dinner and we wanted to create something a bit different, something to impress.
Puff Pastry, called pâte feuilletée or feuilletage in France, is a light, flaky pastry made by repeatedly layering pastry dough and butter to form a thin dough that puffs in the oven (for this recipe we bought an already made version)
Summer is officially over, we can now start thinking what to buy for Sinterklaas and for Christmas. The recipe of today goes absolutely the opposite way, it boasts energy, it has a colorful summer look which brings pleasure to the eye.
We love cakes, we love cakes a lot! In our blog we have experimented on a few in the last few months and we loved each one of them. However, the one we are writing about today is possibly one of our favorites.
What we do like about it:
A few months ago we started guyslovecooking.com, a food blog. Our main goal was, and still is, to share our passion for the food we eat and for how we cook it. Since then we reached all corners of the world and connected with amazing people. We reached out to the NL Times to build on another platform and to engage with a different audience. We hope to be able to inspire you to have a great time in your kitchen.
A group of students calling themselves the Spinhuis Collective has decided to occupy the dungeon space under the Torensluis on the Singel in the center of Amsterdam, where they want to open a new student study cafe.
Utrecht's first packaging-free food supermarket Bag & Buy opened its doors on Friday. The store is located on Twijnstraat.
More than 60 percent of cafe- and restaurant owners have been blackmailed with negative reviews from customers. Customers would negotiate a substantial discount or demand a free cup of coffee in exchange for not posting a bad review on influential rating sites like yelp.com, lens.nl and Thuisbezorgd.nl.
The sushi found at all-you-can-eat restaurants is often not fresh and not hygienically prepared, according to a study done by the Consumers' Association.
The moving train restaurant Panorama Rail Restaurant will be riding through the Randstad once a week from late August, the restaurant announced on its website on Wednesday.
The number of Japanese restaurants in the Netherlands is increasing, while the number of Chinese restaurants is on the decline. However, a large proportion of Japanese cafes actually have Chinese ownership, according to a report by AD.