Reviews, recommendations & recipes

With more than 300 food and drink businesses in Zwolle, this beautiful Hanseatic city caters to a wide range of culinary tastes. Independent cafes to international restaurant chains; award-winning coffee to inventive cocktails; light bites to Michelin-star dinners… Zwolle really has it all. De Engelse buurvrouw is here to give honest reviews of food and drink experiences in Zwolle and to share easy, delicious, cook-at-home recipes.



Taste Test: Peanut M&M’s

A blindfolded taste test of 4 brands of chocolate peanuts: original M&M’s Peanut, Albert Heijn, Lidl and Jumbo.

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Recipe: Chocolate Oatmeal Cookies

Easy to make cookies using cocoa powder and mixed spice to pack them full of flavour.

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Review: Dogtails, Zwolle

Reviewing hotdogs & cocktails from the popular Zwolle restaurant, Dogtails.

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De Engelse buurvrouw

An Englishwoman who has lived in the Netherlands since 2017, I created De Engelse buurvrouw to feature food & drink reviews, recommendations & recipes. To find out more about me, click here.

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