Obsession with Fries Potato products are their own food group in my mind. They are the perfect food and can be prepared in many yummy ways. I like my potatoes and I love my fries. I grew up with chip shops in Ireland and McDonald’s fries in the US though now my... Vegetarian Cauliflower Chickpea Curry is the perfect starter curry This is one of my favorite vegetarian curries. Vegetarian Cauliflower Chickpea Curry is a quick and simple with two handfuls of ingredients. Perfect for a busy weekday meal. And it is a perfect starter... As the weather turns cooler and grayer, soup becomes more and more on the menu of the Van den Hurk house. I adore soup. A favorite soup recipe of mine will heat up the cockles of your heart or at least clear your nose: spicy sausage tortellini soup. Super quick and... We all have them. A food or drink, which is our kryptonite. Coca-Cola is mine. I’ve used Coca-Cola as a crutch. I had a Coke when I was stressed. I had one to spark creativity. Some days I had two or three. Sometimes more than that. Drinking Coca-Cola, it was a... There are certain foods which trigger memories. Soft serve ice cream is one of those things. Recently we stopped at an old dairy bar in Elizabeth City. As I was sitting there trying to keep up with my rapidly melting ice cream in the relentless North Carolina... It there anything better than a homegrown tomato? One just picked off the vine. One that is still warm from the summer’s sun? I think not. That is perfection for all of the senses.