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Bringing in some sun shine. Pineapple with coconut cream

Bringing summer and tropical life into the winter day today. Eating tropical fruit in the winter in Europe is not the most logical. I normally opt for as much local and seasonal ingredients as possible, and I also feel that hot porridge in the morning and warm apples with cinnamon in the afternoon are great in these cold days. Though ...
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Sprouting

I prepared this beautiful raw/ life force lunch today, a sprouted lentil salad. It is a recipe of my friend Asha Peri. Very simple and so good! Chopped and steamed red beets on a bed of romain lettuce with sprouted and steamed lentils. It comes with an Italian vinaigrette and some home made ricotta ‘cheese’, made of nuts (together with ...
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Warming colors of winter

From the market....beet roots, squash, sweet potatoes, root parsley, winter apples, ginger, turmeric, galangal. Preparing nutritious plant based dishes with warming herbs and spices to keep us warm and balanced during colder days. In the storage i discovered the embroidered cooking book again that my aunt made for me years ago. Just love it! Ready to try out new winter ...
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Warming winter porridge

Warming winter porridge. Home made pumpkin seed & hempseed milk with spices (cinnamon, nutmeg, cardamon, rose) mixed with cooked amaranth and quinoa. On top goji berries, fresh granberries and (red) dates. Good and comforting! ...
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Kokogroen has moved- JOYFUL 2016 from KOKO KITCHEN in AMSTERDAM

Last week i was enjoying my last breakfast in the garden in Manila, my most favorite place, under and between the lush green and beautiful flowers. The beginning of KOKO Groen happened all here, inspired by my learnings in Asia and the sharing with friends. Now, i am taking this to Amsterdam where i will continue and further develop the ...
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A new Year!

A new year is coming. Looking forward to a year full of inspiration, creation and craftsmanship. Wishing you a beautiful year with trust, hope, joy and love! ...
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Inspiration

This is not just about food. This is about what gives me inspiration to do what I do, the source that enables me to create things….whatever it is. The forest. And the forest at mount Makiling I went to yesterday is just so magnificently beautiful. Breath taking. I discovered it again. I went there half a year ago to climb ...