Vegan carrot cake

I am not your average baker. A few times a year I crave something special and take the time to bake it. But other than that, I am more of a savoury cooking person and sweet cheater. :) Nevertheless, you could basically wake me up at night for this one:…

China: flipping the (non)-interfering coin

Africa as a natural resource rich continent has attracted many non-African states to invest and trade. Both Western countries and China have been engaged in Africa for centuries (Dorman, 2014). However, there have been significant differences in terms of approach. Western diplomacy is characterised by interfering with the alter nation’s…

Queen Bee?!

The 'Gender Gap' policy, with its purpose to increase the number of women up to 30% in top positions on the workforce, has been reached in Dutch governmental organizations (note: not in business life). Now what? It's not that all of a sudden we have become more he for she;…

Fantastic Four Soups

It's getting colder in the northern hemisphere. And I don't like it. But, I do have to admit that I am able to enjoy a cold Autumn Sunday afternoon as it serves a perfect experimental getaway in the kitchen. There is no day during Autumn and Winter that goes by…

Brainiac Capetownian food

Whenever I would arrive in Cape Town, I would always make sure to pay a visit to Nü lunchroom in Green Point. Not only do they serve very healthy and tasty food, but most of their dishes consists of yoghurt as part of the ingredients; and all their smoothies have frozen yoghurt…