zaterdag 30 april 2011

Queensday! Koninginnedag!



Markt in Delft



A brocante store!

I do not know where I got the picture from, somewhere
on the internet, but it looks fabulous!
Forgive me if I use one of your photo's! 

vrijdag 29 april 2011


 Description of the recipe:

A traditional Dutch delicacy.

Preparation of the recipe:
In a small bowl, dissolve the yeast in the milk. In a separate bowl, combine the buckwheat flour, flour, eggs, yeast, sugar, salt and half the milk. Whisk smooth. Now add the remaining milk and beat again. Cover the bowl with plastic wrap and allow to rest for an hour.
Melt butter in a frying pan. When it sizzles, add teaspoonfuls of the batter in circular movements to create the mini pancakes. Turn the poffertjes around as soon as the bottom has set, using two forks.
Serve Pancake Puffs with strawberries, whipped cream and a dusting of powdered sugar.

Ingredients for this recipe:
1 level tsp instant yeast

1 tbsp milk
1 cup buckwheat flour (100 g)
1 cup flour (100 g)
2 eggs
1 tsp sugar
1/2 tsp salt
1 1/4 cups warm milk (250 ml)
1 tbsp butter



In the Netherlands one can buy ready to cook
'poffertjes' mix!

donderdag 28 april 2011

My jewelry store!

woensdag 27 april 2011

Gevangenpoort, The Hague!

De Gevangenpoort!

De Gevangenpoort is een middeleeuwse gevangenis in Den Haag. Sinds 1882 is in het gebouw een museum gevestigd. De gevangenpoort ligt dicht bij het Binnenhof en de Hofvijver. Achter de poort ligt wat in Den Haag nu de "Plaats" wordt genoemd. Aan het hoofd van dit plein bevond zich 'het Groene Zoodje'. Dit was de executieplaats.

The Prison is a medieval prison in The Hague. Since 1882, the building houses a museum. The gatehouse is close to the Parliament and the Hofvijver. Behind the gate is now in The Hague as the "City" is mentioned. At the head of the square stood "Green Zoodje. This was the execution site.

dinsdag 26 april 2011

Creative moorhen!

A nest with twigs, plastic,
bread and other indefinable stuff!

This bird has a whole birdhouse
at his disposal!

maandag 25 april 2011

Lovely lavender sachet!

zondag 24 april 2011

Cotton linen fabric! (2)

Cotton linen fabric!

Daffodil, spring flowers!

vrijdag 22 april 2011

In the park!

On a sunny evening, just after work!

The sun going under, just between the trees!
And I have catched it!

Lane in the park! A little green is
sparkling of the trees!

donderdag 21 april 2011

Vintage picture!

Painted tulips!

woensdag 20 april 2011

Moulin de la Galette - Vincent van Gogh!

Painted by Vincent van Gogh!

Moulin de la Galette nowadays!

The Moulin de la Galette is a windmill situated near the top of the district of Montmartre in Paris, France. The area has been depicted by artists such as Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, Ramon Casas, Vincent van Gogh, Paul Francois Quinsac, and Pablo Picasso. The windmill has been classified as a monument since 1939.

Previously, Moulin de la Galette was a famous guinguette. It is now a restaurant.

dinsdag 19 april 2011

Rose essence!

maandag 18 april 2011

Noordwijk! Flower parade!

Very large clogs!

On the boulevard near the sea at Noordwijk!

All the cars are dressed up with flowers
which are grown in this region, de Bollenstreek!

zondag 17 april 2011


zaterdag 16 april 2011

Lovely fabric (2)!