Gartine – restaurant review

Sunday, July 25th, 2010

Gartine really doesn’t need another great review, it’s all they get, but I still know a lot of people who have never heard of the place, so I’m giving them one anyway. It’s a tiny French-style lunch room in the middle of downtown Amsterdam (next to Het Spui), and it’s probably my number one, favorite [...]

Happy birthday Anne-Claire!

Sunday, July 25th, 2010

My friend’s birthday called for something festive, and although I can’t really stand the trendy hipness of cupcaking, I thought I’d make them just because they suit the occasion so well. I got the recipe for these lemon curd-cheesecake-meringue-cupcakes from the Gartine cookbook, so instead of publishing it here I’ll just urge you to go [...]