Author: Angelica

Gnocchi Workshop with Lunch for Adults and Kids

Team up with your kid and cook gnocchi al pesto! On March 25th we’re inviting you to create a lovely memory for you and your child, together with a bunch of other cooking families. We will work in pairs (one adult and one child) to make ourselves a simple, healthy and delicious Sunday lunch, during an educational and entertaining food experience. One extra adult and one extra kid per team can join us after the cooking class, to enjoy the food we will have made together. This time As Soup As Possible Bas Vermeulen from SmaakSoldaatjes, to offer you a special cooking experience with your family. Bas specialises in cooking workshops for kids. Together, we will ensure that both the adult and the child components of our cooking team will have a great time cooking together. The main language of this event will be English, but native Italian and Dutch are also spoken, so we are expecting to have a fun multilingual and multicultural bunch! During our workshop you and your kid will: make classic …

Tortelli di zucca

Tortelli di zucca mantovani with Alessandra

Alessandra is back to show us how to make tortelli di zucca, a traditional dish from Mantova (Mantua), her hometown. One of our returning members of As Soup As Possible local food community and my co-host for this event, Alessandra is from an area famous for homemade fresh pasta all’uovo, in both filled and plain shapes. The typical stuffed pasta from her hometown is “tortelli di zucca”, a very old dish based on surprising combinations of sweet and savoury flavours such as pumpkin, hard cheese and amaretti. Alessandra will share her family recipe and tricks with us. We’ll learn how to make this traditional fresh pasta dish and enjoy a 4-course social dinner with wine. Cook with us or join us just for dinner: guests attending the dinner only are more than welcome.  If you participate in the workshop, feel free to invite your friends to come enjoy your fresh pasta! As usual, after learning and practicing, we’ll move on to sharing a rich meal, wine and chats in a friendly and relaxed atmosphere. Membership …

Gelato Maker Massimo Bertonasco

Gelato Maker For A Day | Event in Amsterdam

We are getting ready for yet another wonderful gelato season. What about you?Massimo Bertonasco is an ex businessman turned gelato maker for the love of quality food. He opened his first gelato shop in Amsterdam less than a year ago, yet his cosy, passion-powered ijsfabriek in the Pijp has already established its well-deserved reputation as one of the hotspots for genuine, delicious and downright excellent Italian gelato in town.

Elvira bakes

Elvira Bakes | Events in Amsterdam

Elvira Bakes is the annual event named after my sourdough starter. It’s a fun opportunity to get introduced to sourdough baking, run in a baking contest, or simply socialize over dinner with other lovers of good homemade food. Eater or home-baker, you don’t need to pick sides! There’s enough of food and fun for everyone. As a home baker and sourdough enthusiast, join the contest to get feedback on your creations and get the chance to win one of the three prizes available. If you’d like to try sourdough baking, come get your batch of sourdough starter and free advice! If you’re just after good homemade food and good company, join us to taste the creations of home bakers, and cast your vote while enjoying the buffet dinner and the cozy atmosphere. DINNER Elvira Bakes is a fun and unusual social dinner. Even if you have no intention to start baking with sourdough, you can certainly enjoy the buffet dinner, entirely based on quality homemade food, traditional as well original recipes, soups, vegetable dishes and dessert. …

apple pie

Dutch apple pie by the book

A warm slice of high apple pie – or, as the natives call it – appeltaart, is one of the first distinctively Dutch things I came to appreciate when I moved to Amsterdam, back in 2012. It’s also the easiest to love about the somewhat austere Dutch cuisine. I must confess I’ll always point guests visiting from abroad in the direction of my favourite appeltaart place, rather than sending them off to nearest herring stall.