How to design a ramen map

For the Amsterdam Ramen festival I have designed an Amsterdam Ramen map. In today’s blogpost I am sharing the creative process behind it. How to design an Amsterdam Ramen map? First of all, you need to have the idea. The idea came from Susam Pang from bySam.nl. She is a foodblogger located in Amsterdam and […]
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Cheat day

Where is the time to blog? I only have 10 minutes on the clock, because I have planned too much things for Friday. No time for a decent food story. So I call today a cheat day. Some small updates I have started a freelance business for producing visuals and video. Woohoo! I still need […]
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Veggie Shoyu Pumpkin Ramen at Tensai Ramen

I tried a new ramen at Tensai Ramen which I haven’t had before. The vegetarian ramen. The menu description: The result: A light soy soup base with pieces of pumpkin with thicker noodles than the tonkotsu noodles. The soup is not as rich as a meat broth, but still very tasty. On top there is […]
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Spreading the ramen love

These last two years ramen has infiltrated the restaurant scene in the Netherlands. When I made Saitou’s movie, my goal was to inspire people to eat and make more ramen. Today I am lucky enough to join the ramen-love-spreading by designing an Amsterdam Ramen Map for bySam.nl. Susam Pang is organizing the first Ramen Festival […]
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How to pick a good restaurant in China

In China if you want to play it safe in food, you should choose busy restaurants. If there are a lot of people, it means the food can be trusted in deliciousness and in hygiene. A small story for this Saturday, because it was a busy Friday. The sun is shining! Have a good day!

2019 Year of the Pig

I just came back from a family holiday in China. I didn’t have Facebook or Instagram there, so it was a nice moment to be disconnected from social media. I ate a lot of delicious food, visited places, spend time with family and ate some more. During the first few days I have stretched my […]
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China diaries ~ day 4

Wuzhen: old houses and canals Wuzhen is a scenic water town a few hours from Hangzhou and Shanghai. Old houses next to the Yangtze River have been renovated and the area has become a tourist area. You can visit for a day or stay in a hotel in the park. There is even a modern […]
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China diaries ~ day 3

Celebrating Christmas in China Christmas is not really celebrated in China. I hardly noticed that it was Christmas. Only because of the Christmas wishes from Dutch friends that I felt a bit Christmassy. I think it will get bigger in China in the future, because stores can sell more stuff if they also do something […]
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China diaries ~ day 2

Since I am staying at family I get to experience the local lifestyle. Where do people get their food and ingredients? The number one priority during the day: food 🙂

China diaries ~ day 1

After a few days of doing nothing (aka sleeping, eating and chilling). It is time to share some photo stories. These photos are taken in Hangzhou. The winters here are not that cold, around 5-15 degree Celsius. But it’s cold at home, because there is no central heating. There is only hot air from the […]
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