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Home Made Menu

HOME MADE MENU is a little pocketbook. I went through all my recipes and cooking methods and assembled them in a different order. Sometimes to surprise you, sometimes to put a recipe in the spotlights that didn’t get the attention it needed earlier. In this book you will find a special menu for that particular evening...

Home Made Summer

After the nourishing comfort food from Home Made Winter, it’s now time for Home Made Summer, a collection of sun-drenched dishes. For the recipes in this book, Yvette took inspiration from her day-to-day life in Amsterdam and Paris, but even more so from summers spent in Provence, on an orchard near Avignon. In this book, you’ll...

Home Made Winter

Winter is the first half of two books: home made ZOMER (Summer) will arrive spring 2013 in German and English. The WINTER book is all about comforting winter food, with inspiration from Ireland, France and Holland, the countries where I’ve lived and live. There are simple recipes for classics that everyone thought they were difficult to make, such as croquettes,...

Home made MINI

The Mini-book is a small ‘BEST OF’ compilation of recipes from WINTER and SUMMER. Only available in Dutch. Home Made MINI | 160 pages | € 6,95 |  photography Oof Verschuren | Fontaine Uitgevers

Home Made

Yvette van Boven, photography Oof Verschuren A unique cook- & DIY book, with over 200 recipes and ideas for home made food. Awarded as ‘Dutch Cookbook Of The Year 2010′ Awarded as ‘Best informative Dutch book 2010′ – ‘het lintje van de Boekverkoper 2011′ Nominated for ‘Best first cookbook’ at the Gourmand World Cookbook Awards...

Latest recipes

Chocolate Fondant Cake


  • 1 & 1/4 sticks butter
  • 8 oz amaretti cookies (or gingersnaps)
  • 4 oz semisweet chocolate, chopped
  • 2 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • 2 tbsp sugar
  • 1/3 cup Amaretto (or Frangelico)
  • cocoa powder
Line an 8 or 9″ cake pan with plastic wrap, allowing excess to hang over the sides. Melt the butter. Process cookies in a food processor until evenly ground. Stir the butter and crumbs together; press into the bottom of the pan. Melt the chocolate in the microwave or in a bowl over a pan of...

Gooseberry & Orange Jam


  • 1 kg fresh gooseberries, topped and tailed
  • juice and rind of 2 oranges
  • 1 kg granulated sugar

and also, ofcourse:

  • 4 very clean pots
from Home Made  

Sticky Cinnamon Scrolls


  • 2 1/3 cups self rising flour (or all-purpose flour with 2-3 teaspoons baking powder)
  • pinch of salt
  • 1/2 stick butter, chilled
  • 2/3-3/4 cup buttermilk (or regular milk)

And also:

  • large chunk of spreadable butter
  • sugar
  • cinnamon
  • raisins
  • nuts – walnuts, peanuts, whatever you have in the cupboard, coarsely chopped
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten


Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. In a bowl, mix the flour with a little salt and the butter until the dough looks like coarse sand (or conversely, you could use your food processor). Slowly add the buttermilk into a supple dough. Roll the dough ball out into a very thing slab (say, 1/8 inch...

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