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Dikke Lepel goes retail!

Ever been to Amsterdams most excellent delicatessen? Sterk features many a local craft beer, exquisite ice creams, caviar, champagne, and yes, Dikke Lepel products too. All made without artificial preservatives or color to boot.  Jams are not to sweet and made with Organic Half-White sugar. Presently on sale: Lemon Curd, Rhubarb & Vanilla Jam,  Raspberry & Chocolate Jam, El Jefe (with Chili de Arbol) and Salsa Verde (tomatillo). Scones can be found in the frozen section. Keep your eye out for new flavors!

El Jefe

Earlier this month El Jefe and I headed down to Eindhoeven’s own Dutch Chili Fest to launch Dikke Lepel’s Salsa line. If you missed it in Eindhoeven get down now to Sterk de Clerqstraat 1, Amsterdam! Where you can buy Dikke Lepel’s own fresh salsas, jams & scones on sale now.

Free Cooking Worshop for Kids

Today at The Shelf! Dikke Lepel will help kids to make homemade copycat ‘Pillsbury’ Crescent roll wieners (Halal) and to decorate cupcakes. 15:00-17:00, de Kolenkitbuurt, Ernst Staesstraat 41, 1061 CC Amsterdam

Dikke Lepel at the Van Gogh Museum

Shake it up a bit, come celebrate the Van Gogh Museum’s 40th anniversary every Friday this month!  Dikke Lepel will be there with cupcakes in a special one of a kind workshop: Make Your Own Van Gogh (cupcakes). Two Dikke Lepel Ladies will help you to recreate a masterpiece or use your inspiration to make an original- all out of sugar! 6:30- 22:00, Fridays June 7, 14, 21 & 28, 2013 at the Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam Music, cocktail bar + more! info

WinkWink Pop-Up Lounge

Need I say more? This luscious Dikke Lepel Lady has spring fever! So do the rest of us Dikke Lepel Ladies… we’ve got something special in store for you!  This Saturday at The Shelf we will be dishing up and shaking out the Springiest Menu yet. Live music also on the agenda. You can expect Creamy White Asparagus Soup, Fennel Slaw, Succulent Saratoga Lamb Chops and Lemon Meringue Pies! Gin-Elderfower-Mint-Sparkling Pear Punch! Rhubarb Sangria! Keep your eye on the Facebook events page for more info and updates, and to let us know your coming: This edition of WinkWink is also […]

Queensday 2013

The last one until little Princess Catharina-Amalia takes the throne… Dikke Lepel Ladies will be celebrating the occasion in our regular style- with Cupcakes & Cocktails! The little lepel ladies will be shaking up their special recipe Virgin Cocktails but we can throw in some Vodka or Prossecco for the Mommies & Daddies. To give you a hint of what to expect we will be using Lychee & Cranberry juices, All natural syrups, Organic Sparkling Pear Cider (0%)  fresh fruits and fancy trimmings. Cupcakes: All natural Red Velvet in Ice-cream cones with Cream Cheese Frosting and Chocolate & vanilla Cupcakes […]


To all parents and children who love to dance! This coming Sunday at Superelaxxxed from 14-18:30, DJ Charlie from Retrolicious will be spinning  music for young and old. Dikke Lepel will supply you with goodies and there will also be refreshments available. See you on the dance floor! See more info on the Facebook event, join to let us know your going!

Swap Shop & Yummyness!

Dikke Lepel has been operating behind the scenes these past months- weekly supplying Amsterdam with gluten-free delights at Two for Joy and catering to my wonderful private clients.  Its high time to get out into the public again! This Sunday at The Shelf I will be providing Hot English Tea, Cold Prossecco and a wide array of sweet & hearty delectables.  A new to the scene baker of Macaroons will also be selling her fresh wares and all of this in conjunction with a SWAP SHOP! (see more details) The Swap Shop will be at ‘The Novel‘, next door to […]


Dikke Lepel got a mention on the Gaggenau site! This fancy kitchen store knows how fun the WinkWink’s are… keep your eyes peeled for our next ‘living room restaurant’ to see for yourself!

Market today!

Today in Bos en Lommer, Amsterdam a neighborhood initiative ‘De Coppel‘ is organizing a market for small businesses (zzp’ers markt) in the hood.  The purpose of todays market: ‘Bolo Bloeit’ is to give local businesses and freelancers a chance to meet each other and let Bos en Lommer know we’re here! Dikke Lepel will be selling warm & hearty snacks: Chipotle Roasted Corn Chowder, Spinach Quiches & Hot Mulled Bourbon Apple Cider. Check out the facebook event here. Today 12-19:00, Augustanakerk, Erasmusgracht 24 Bos en Lommer (next to the buurtspeeltuin/petting zoo)