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.


Tuesday, March 24, 2015

THINGS

retro plants, sandals & backpacks


fjalraven's backpack no.1 in red, plants in the house, although it's hip and happening again it's not for me, somehow my green thumb only works outside, but this one doesn't need any care. lovely vintage-inspired sandals by a.p.c.. leonoor

Friday, March 20, 2015

FOOD

bulgur salad with spicy roasted pumpkin & caramelized onions
images: ton zonneveld, production: lisanne helling (styling) & leonoor ottink (recipes), via taverne agency. recipe after the break

Thursday, March 19, 2015

INTERIOR

white room in melbourne
a tiny place, or better say room, in melbourne. a small escape for lyn gardener but all is there what you need. love the style and the beautiful light. images: mikkel vang via taverne agency

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

BOOKS & MAGAZINES

salmagundi, a celebration of salads from around the world
sally butcher runs persepolis, an excellent persian food store in peckham, south-east london, and has already produced three books whose roots reside in persian food and culture. her fourth, although named after a 17th-century english dish, explores the varied an 'funky' world of salads across the world. more pics after the break

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

THINGS

they did it again, the creation of another must have…… the apple watch
although i was sceptic at first, i'm already convinced that i really, truly, absolutely need to have the apple watch, how crazy is that considering i practically never wear a watch….. leonoor

Monday, March 16, 2015

THINGS

return of the bandana, pearl embellished mom jeans & jeweled platform heels


the bandana is back again, this one is by levi's, lovely pearl embellished jeans by tu est mon tresor, via avenue 32. wow, these platform heels, definitely my it-shoe for now (hoping for lots of  parties this summer) by ashish x topshop

Friday, March 13, 2015

FOOD

pie with celery root & sage
image: christl exelmans via taverne agency, recipe after the break

Thursday, March 12, 2015

INTERIOR

a dream house in italy
a beautiful 'tropical' location in italy. have a look at their website, www.masseria-alchimia.it, lovely place to book! images: nathalie krag and tami christiansen via taverne agency

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

BOOKS & MAGAZINES

the ultimate guide for all of you who, like me, want to run a farm in the city
your farm in the city, the most complete book on urban farming in the city, covering everything from growing organic produce and raising chickens, to even running a small farm on a city lot or in a suburban backyard, via amazon


Tuesday, March 10, 2015

THINGS

fur collar, garden tools & amazing wellies

wow, they've done it again, manage to design rubber boots that make me want to buy yet another pair….. women's original tall classic wellington boots, with fringes… yes, it's time to prepare the vegetable garden, my garden tools, so beautifully photographed by dietlind wolf via taverne agency. she has such a special eye for the common things, love her work, do take a look at her site. and since it's still freezing out there, fur collar by tu est mon tresor via avenue 32

Friday, March 6, 2015

FOOD

home made garam masala
image: mikkel vang via taverne agency, recipe after the break

Thursday, March 5, 2015

INTERIOR

london apartment of vogue editor
vogue fashion editor, pippa holt, owns this tiny but funky apartment in london. an eclectic mix and match of objects from around the world, with a special place in the heart for her native australia. images: lisa cohen via taverne agency. curious? click for more.

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

BOOKS & MAGAZINES

going to london in the near future?
the herb lester guides don't tell you everything there is to know about a city, they just tell you how to enjoy it. not just for london by the way.....


Tuesday, March 3, 2015

THINGS

spring is in the air, yellow backpack with fringes, oversized round-frame sunglasses & rainbow keyboard
rainbow keyboard for macbook pro and macbook air, via kuzy, cute backpack with fringes, topshop stainless steel for these oversized round-frame sunglasses by chloe, via net-a-porter

Friday, February 27, 2015

FOOD

homemade sausages with fennel
the ultimate combination for sausages, fennel & porc. image: armelle habib via taverne agency, recipe: leonoor ottink, after the break.

Thursday, February 26, 2015

INTERIOR

an old office building in milan
it's not in rome, where leonoor is now, but this very nice home and workspace of stefanie barth and andrea tognon is downtown milan. a couple of years ago they found this two storeys office building, a former company for metal working. a great place where these 2 artists can live and work. more pics  after the break. images: nathalie krag and tami christiansen via taverne agency.

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

BOOKS & MAGAZINES



the crumbled city map, who doesn't hate folding a map? well i do, a lot, what makes me a big fan of this crumble city map. they are the lightest maps in the world: they are indestructable, soft and waterproof, they can be crumbled, squashed and crushed into a ball. although not very detailed they are good for the big picture. a contemporary reinvention of the most basic travel tool, via amazon. posted by leonoor