Maillard reaction & Dark roux for Gumbo

When on holiday in the United States, we visited New Orleans. Even though I think most American cities aren’t the best for tourists (being used to European cities you can stroll through by foot), I liked New Orleans. We could wander around instead of having to use a car all …

Dutch food – Oliebollen

Now that Christmas has passed, it’s time to kick in the new year! Of course, that means, new year’s foods! One of the most prevelant well known Dutch food for New Year’s eve are oliebollen. Literally translated that means ‘oil balls’, yes, indeed, that doesn’t sound very appetizing, but they …

Infographic Flour – Explaining the science of flour in one page

Wheat flour is one of those staple ingredients that’s in just about any pantry in this world. And if you don’t have wheat flour, you probably have some other sort of flour in your cupboard for sure. It’s also one of those ingredients that’s used in an awful lot of …