Monday, April 27, 2015

THINGS

priceless, but so nice, handpainted daisies on booties by martin margiela, maybe a reason for a diy-sunday-afternoon soon, handpainted cool cactus pearls by vanessa arizaga, hopefully unnecessary festival rain poncho, hm, very necessary for me right now, i'm in pouring rain in burgundy, france

Friday, April 24, 2015

FOOD

roasted pork belly with herbs
roast rolled pork with herbs, double the amount and serve this when having visitors, everything can be prepared in advance and your friends will love it. image: kitchen trinity via taverne agency. recipe after the break

Thursday, April 23, 2015

INTERIOR

studio & loft just near florence
a fantastic studio and industrial loft near florence where artist chiara bettazzi makes installations and windows & styling for shops. images : nathalie krag and tami christiansen via taverne agency.

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

BOOKS & MAGAZINES

think vintage
think vintage by piet swimberghe and jan verlinde, a guide full of beautiful vintage interiors.

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

THINGS

seen in milan; storage vertical, lamp superloon & manifesto with plea for ideals and change of mentality in design
storage vertical by jorg schellman for moroso; lamp  superloon by jasper morrison for flos; manifesto written by hella jongerius and louise schouwenberg in which they plea for ideals in design and call upon designers to take the lead in a much-needed change of mentality, read the whole text here


Friday, April 17, 2015

FOOD

asparagus
traditionally asparagus harvesting starts in the second week of april. we always buy them directly from a farmer, we make a trip to the country of it. we eat the first asparagus of the season as pure as they are, with melted butter. optionally, add hard boiled eggs & thick slices of ham and sprinkle with flatleaf parsley. images: john dummer via taverne agency

Thursday, April 16, 2015

INTERIOR

small hide away near the danish coast
a busy family from copenhagen often go to this fantastic small holiday house, 3 minutes from the beach. they grow their own vegetables here as well. the house is from the fifties which you can still see because they mostly kept it like it was. curious? click on read more. images: hotze eisma and ulrika lundgren via taverne agency

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

BOOKS & MAGAZINES

vedge, a cookbook by the owners of probably the best vegan restaurant in the world
the most exciting vegetable cooking in the us is happening at vedge, a restaurant in philadelphia run by richard landau and kate jacoby. in this book they share their passion for ingenious vegetable cooking. the more than 100 recipes - such as fingerling potatoes with creamy worcestershire sauce, pho with roasted butternut squash, seared french beans with caper bagna cauda, and eggplant braciole, (my god it all sounds soooo delicious) - explode with flavour but are surpisingly straight forward to prepare. 





Tuesday, April 14, 2015

THINGS

silver spoons & pearl earring 
stunning silver spoons by helena emmanspearl earring by sohie bille brahe, basic t-shirt, acne 



Friday, April 10, 2015

FOOD

i love bread
milk and pepper loaf, images: paul lowe and mikkel vang via taverne agency, recipe: paul lowe, after the break

Thursday, April 9, 2015

INTERIOR

peace and quiet
lovely family house in the northern part of holland not far from the coast. the images were made by the dutch photographer anouk de kleermaeker together with stylist valerie van der werff via taverne agency. more pics after the break

Wednesday, April 8, 2015

BOOKS

interiors, a classic on today's most fabulous interiors
from the fabulous archives of world of interiors, by min hogg, wendy harrop & the world of interiors. min hogg was founding editor of internationally celebrated magazine world of interiors and has now channelled her love of pattern into designing a collection of wallpaper and fabrics.

Tuesday, April 7, 2015

THINGS

the ultimate white sneaker, 70's mirror & fur free fur by stella 
strap mirror by hay, a perfectly round mirror with a groove around the edge for a sturdy rubber strap used to mount the mirror on the wall. fur free fur by stella mccartney, photo reblogged from the sartorialist. white sneakers are hot, especially love these with wings, by jeremy scott for adidas 



Friday, April 3, 2015

FOOD

carrot cake, a real spring classic, happy easter!
image: hector sanchez, recipe paul lowe via taverne agencyi made mine in layers like a small wedding cake, simply bake them in a 6"/15 cm and a 4"/10 cm pan, really cute, especially if you use vintage wax flowers or even sugared violas to decorate the cake. recipes after the break

Thursday, April 2, 2015

INTERIOR

pink loft in new york
betsey johnson, american fashion designer, subtly juxtaposes her streamlined and hard-edged furniture with pink walls and tons of fabulous over the top girly accessoires to create an uniquely pretty loft in new york city. beautiful images: ngoc minh ngo via taverne agency

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

BOOKS

bohemian modern with a touch of 70s chic
a creative mix of 70s chic elements, vintage finds, colour and patterns in a modern environment, by london based interior stylist emily henson, check out her blog here




Tuesday, March 31, 2015

THINGS

easter egg & jacquard clog sandals

oh wow, this egg.... via fortnum & mason, i'm in love with these prada clog sandals


Friday, March 27, 2015

FOOD

salad with roasted veggies & goat cheese
last week i've already picked some wild edible greens, almost a handful..... so i added some green leaves from the farmer's market and combined it with roasted veggies and goat cheese to make a warm salad.  image: colin cooke via taverne agency, recipe by paul lowe  after the break

Thursday, March 26, 2015

INTERIOR

a fisherman's cabin in norway
although the weather can be tough out here, at the southeastern part of norway, it's still an absolutely beautiful small holiday house from a norwegian family. Most furnishing things they gathered together from flea-markets in norway or in neighbouring countries. images: jim hensley and nina dreyer via taverne agency. curious? more pics, click on read more.

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

BOOKS & MAGAZINES

more than only a vegetarian cookbook 

not only a cookbook with great vegetarian recipes but also a book about stocking your pantry and understanding more about ingredients. amy chaplin has worked as a vegetarian chef for over 20 years in cities like amsterdam, london, sydney and new york. she is also the former executive chef of new york's vegan restaurant angelica kitchen.