Category - Recipe

chocolate and peanut butter ice cream with pistachio crumb sm

Chocolate and peanut butter dessert

There are few shows I completely follow along with, but I’ve been watching Masterchef Australia since the start. None of the other version (US, UK, Dutch) have made it to my playlist. The show has a good balance...

worstenbroodjes - ready to bake

Dutch Food – Worstenbroodjes (sausage rolls)

Before fridges and freezers were invented, we used other methods to keep our food good. Meats especially were vulnerable. Common ways to preserve meat included salting and drying. Another method, which might not...

vanilla ice cream with blueberry cake

Vanilla ice cream recipe

Since a couple of years now we have an ice cream machine. It’s been used plenty, for all sorts of ice creams. Since I don’t like doing the same recipe over again and again (some exceptions though, this bread...

apple pie (flat) ready to go in the oven

Dutch Apple pie – A buttery crust

An apple pie is one those basic pies that you’ll find at a lot of celebrations in the Netherlands. Eaten with a good dollop of whipped cream it’s a crowd pleaser. Real estate agents would recommend to bake...

100% whole wheat bread

Making a bread using only wholemeal flour and no white plain flour is a challenge. It tend to give a very dense bread which only bread lovers might appreciate. I’ve had several failed attempts in this bread type...

Dutch kroketten, from the oven

Dutch food – Kroketten & Bitterballen

There aren’t a lot of foods I would immediately call Dutch when someone asks me about Dutch food. Most problems I have are with proper meals, no lasagna (Italian) or paella (Spanish) type of dish for Dutch food as...

New Orleans gumbo, with some fresh baked bread

New Orleans Gumbo – flexible & packed with flavour

One of the best things of travelling is discovering new foods. So when travelling to New Orleans we had the chance to really learn how to make New Orleans gumbo, a dish I had never heard of before travelling to New...

Dutch pancake

Dutch pancakes

As you might know, I like making pancakes. After making French crepes it’s now time to make typical Dutch pancakes. Dutch pancakes, in my opinion, are: large pancakes (one pancake should cover the complete surface...

Frech crepes, freshly made with fruits

Crepes – the French pancake

I like pancakes, more specifically, baking pancakes. I don’t know why, but somehow, baking pancakes is just lots of fun. Recipes are always easy to put together, we tend to have all ingredients in the house and...

taaitaai

TaaiTaai – Dutch ‘cookie’ with rye flour

Only a very select few months (those before December) will you be able to find taaitaai in the stores. It’s a very seasonal sweet baked good, in between a cookie and a cake, with mixed in spices, mostly anise...