Thai pumpkin soup
In the photo: Linen tablecloth in Jade Green, cotton napkin in Honey, and leather napkin ring in Cognac. All from Cottona.

Thai pumpkin soup recipe; Autumn table setting with pumpkins

It is autumn. A new season, a new table style and a delicious soup recipe. After a beautiful autumn walk it is wonderful to come home to a beautifully set table. covered with Cottona table linen. Enticing you to sit down and enjoy a warm and comforting; Thai pumpkin soup. Continue reading

recipe pasta salad
In the photo: tablecloth and napkins Cottona damask collection, photo: Tom Nooijen

Pasta salad recipe – Celebrate Spring with Orecchiette spring salad

While I write this post – recipe for pasta salad – I am on my balcony enjoying the first Spring sunshine. Terrific! Those first warm rays of sun mean that you almost immediately wake from your winter sleep and look forward to summer with fresh new energy.

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snacks recipes
Tablecloth: glamour collection of Cottona, Photo: Tom Nooijen.

Special snacks recipes for festive December evenings

Snacks recipes are too rare. Anyone can cut up some cheese and sausage and throw a good bitterbal into the deep fryer. You sometimes come across a lonely wrap with salmon at a party. But unfortunately it often does not get any more festive than that.

Can snacks for a party – next to being easy – also be delicious? I think so! I give you inspiration this month for festive snacks that are quick to make and taste terrific, including wine tips. From a quirky sushi without fish to a crunchy bruschetta with mushrooms or asparagus and lovely, creamy burrata. Use it as inspiration and leave the cheese and sausage in the refrigerator at your next party.


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