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Flank steak, when prepared correctly, is one of my favorite types of beef. The steak is cut from the abdominal muscles or lower chest of the cow1 and is usually classified as a “work meat”. Nevertheless, the flank steak is an overall lean piece of the cow and is usually...

Most of my food projects are first published on Instagram. Some interesting ones I also post here with a full recipe. For this I required a fast and (most importantly) simple way to add Instagram posts to a Jekyll blog. For this I created a shell script that can automatically...

It has been over two years since the last full update of my website itself and it was time for an upgrade! I started from scratch and rebuild the whole underlying Jekyll structure and all of the CSS. The main goal was to create a new fresh design while keeping...

Dark Callebaut chocolate (54%) bonbons filled with a milk chocolate ganache. The ganache is infused with Earl Grey darjeeling tea and lavender. These bonbons are a perfect after-dinner treat due to the combination of a black tea filling with the dark shell. Ingredients (filling) Earl Grey darjeeling tea (or other...

This bonbon flavor started as a experiment but turned out to be really tasty! The combination of white chocolate (I used white Callebaut callets) with the anise seeds is very addictive. Ingredients (filling) Anise seeds (few tea spoons, by taste), note: not star anise Chocolate 180 grams, white Heavy cream...

Sous vide crème brûlée is an easy to make, yet delicious dessert. What is even better (personal opinion) is the Crema Catalana version of this recipe. Traditionally, crema Catalana is made with milk and some kind of thickener while crème brûlée relies on cream and eggs alone. Personally, I prefer...

During the joint conferences of the IEEE International Conference on the Internet-of-Things Design and Implementation (IoTDI) (website) and the IEEE International Conference on Cloud Engineering (IC2E) (website) I presented my work on indoor localisation and SLAM: The indoor localisation problem is more complex than just finding whereabouts of users. Finding...

This post is the first in a series of (micro) optimizations I did to my Jekyll blog. Each post will focus on a single optimization and shows how you can apply this to your own (Jekyll) blog. Some of these posts will be focussed primarily on blogs using Jekyll and...