Wednesday, December 31, 2014

Wishing You a Happy New Year

Happy New Year by Nana B Agyei /CC BY 2.0
Surely you are busy celebrating your free time with your family and friends. Eating lots of "oliebollen" or whatever else is the custom in your country. Or you are more like me, and you just treat New Year's Eve as a regular day. I am not a huge fan of the fireworks, but it sure is a good excuse to be eating lots of food. Yup! 

Once a year I can convince my parents, boyfriend and sister (though she does not need any convincing) to do "gourmetten" instead of a regular dinner. You basically have a grill pan with mini pans placed in the middle of the table and you prepare your food whilst seated there. This is a really Dutch thing to do and since I did not grow up with this tradition... I became an immediate fan once I discovered it. It is just so much fun to basically play with your food and then eat it right away.

Gourmetten by Cristiano Betta /CC BY 2.0
My boyfriend and I have a nice jar filled with out favorite 2014 memories, so we will be going through those as well. It is a nice way to look back at a year, because at times it can be hard to remember all the good stuff! Well, those are my plans for tonight. Then I will just stare outside and look at all the fireworks whilst being comfortably indoors away from the dangers. What will you be doing today and tonight? Have you got anything special planned? Whatever you are doing.. I would like to wish you a Happy New Year!! 



  1. De beste wensen voor het nieuwe jaar! :) Liefs

  2. Voor jou ook alvast een heel erg fijn 2015, Natasja! Goed vieren vanavond :-).

  3. Gelukkig nieuwjaar! Gourmetten is inderdaad heerlijk!

  4. Wishing you a very happy new year! Lots of best wishes for a successful and happy 2015. Gourmetten looks amazing! xxTania

  5. Oké, ik weet het: ik ben vreselijk te laat, maar toch wil ik je nog een heel gelukkig nieuwjaar toewensen!

  6. Deze post heb ik gewoon gemist zeg! :O Altijd gezellig gourmet. Hoewel ik eerlijk gezegd er niet een grote fan van ben. Iedere keer opnieuw wachten om te kunnen eten... ik heb er het geduld niet voor ^^

    En zo een leuk idee! A jar filled wit memories! :)

    x Aurélie


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