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Watermelon jam

Watermelon jam To make 4 jars of jam you will need: 1 watermelon 500 g jam sugar Cut the flesh of the watermelon into small pieces. Sprinkle a bit of sugar over these and wait a couple of hours so the watermelon can absorb it. Collect the juice in a bowl and bring this to […]

Salad in a pot

Rinse 100 g of lentils with water and leave to drain well. Mix the lentils with olive oil, lemon juice, salt and pepper and spoon them into a glass jar. Cut half a cucumber into small pieces and add these on top of the lentils. Arrange cubes of goat’s cheese on top and sprinkle with […]

Stuffed pear

Wash a pear and make four lengthways cuts it. Make sure you don’t slice the pear all the way through. Remove the flesh from the indentations you have made. Cut some goat’s cheese into pieces and mix these with almonds and Romaine lettuce leaves in a bowl, sprinkling them with olive oil. Fill the pear […]

Greek yoghurt with roasted pumpkin and chia seeds

half a pumpkin agave syrup olive oil piece of ginger Greek yoghurt chia seeds Preheat the oven to 220 °C. Chop the pumpkin in slices and brush these with a little olive oil and plenty of agave syrup. Place the pieces on a baking sheet lined with baking paper. Add the peeled and chopped ginger. […]

Salmon burger in a bun

75 g potatoes 1 pack of fresh salmon trimmings 1 lemon fresh chives salt and pepper lettuce red cabbage sprouts 1 white bun Peel and chop the potatoes. Boil these for 6 minutes. Mash them and allow them to cool. Mix the salmon trimmings with the finely chopped chives, lemon zest and juice and the potatoes […]

Try looking at the world through different lenses

With these funky glasses, you’ll put a smile on the face of everyone you meet. Success guaranteed! Read more in Daphne’s Diary 04-2019.

Beautiful ceramics by Polly Fern

Polly Fern lives in a beautiful pink house in a picturesque little town in Suffolk, England. She has her own studio out in the garden. She studied illustration but, in the nal year of her course, she decided that she didn’t just want to draw but wanted to tell her stories in other ways too. She […]

Sundried tomatoes with humous

Ingredients to serve 4: – 1 jar of chickpeas, drained – 1⁄2 jar of sundried tomatoes – juice of 1 lemon – 2 cloves of garlic – 2 tbsp tahini – olive oil – salt and pepper Mix all the ingredients in a food processer or blender until smooth. Pour some olive oil over the […]


Read more in Daphne’s Diary 04-2019.

Aubergine rolls

  Ingredients to serve 4: – 2 aubergines – 100 g feta – zest of 1 lemon – 1 clove of garlic – olive oil – fresh mint and coriander – 50 g pine nuts Wash the aubergines and cut off the tops. Cut the aubergines into thin slices. Mix the olive oil with the […]


In the heel of Italy’s boot is the beautiful region of Puglia. Centuries-old villages dotted around idyllic landscapes with olive trees, sea views and beautiful beaches. This is where you can experience the real Italy. Here you will find Alberobello, home of the trulli, where there are thousands of these traditional stone huts along the winding […]


Martine (one of my friends) went to the Algarve in Portugal for a long weekend with her husband. This area is well-known for its beautiful sandy beaches, but that wasn’t what they were interested in at all. Luckily there’s lots more to see too. Faro is the capital of the Algarve. It’s one of the […]

Lots of love and have a nice day, see you soon! Daphne