Da Portare Via – Best pizza – €

Da Portare Via – Best pizza – €

*** Da Portare Via just became even better value!  I’m thrilled that they have joined my discount scheme.  If you have been on a tour of mine and show my card then you get a 20% discount on an already great value pizza! YAY :o))) *** Fabulous pizza in Amsterdam!...
Chocolaterie Pompadour

Chocolaterie Pompadour

The lemon drizzle and chocolate walnut tart I tried were absolutely and utterly sublime, light, rich, delicate, smooth, I want more MORE MORE.  All the chocolates and cakes at Chocolaterie Pompadour are made by them with fantastic quality ingredients and a huge dollop...
Cafe Loetje €€

Cafe Loetje €€

  I’m on a quest to find the best steak in Amsterdam and this place was recommended to me by my 85 year old Dutch teacher who lives nearby.  It was indeed excellent.  Of the 2 steaks pictured, the big chunk (whole and sliced open) is the large portion and...
Nyonya €

Nyonya €

I have walked past this place daily for ages and noticed it but never ventured in until it was featured on that goldmine of local foodie info, Patricia Jacob’s blog Amsterdam Bites To Die For – click it and see!  I had what she had so if you want a more...
Van Stapele – Best chocolate cookies

Van Stapele – Best chocolate cookies

Vera van Stapele has created the world’s tastiest chocolate cookie!    She tasted an excellent one in London and then tried to recreate and improve it.  After five months of experimenting and countless batches of cookies she did it!  She quit her job and set up...

Droog – Dutch Design

  In the early 90s Droog put Dutch contemporary design on the map.  The idea was to go back to the essence of a product, play with it, add a shot of dry (droog) wit, use materials in an unexpected way, connect to history and archetypes.  The results are fun and...