Tag - frying

How papadums (papads) work and are made

Indian food is known for all its accompaniments on the plate. Whether it’s a chutney, a pickle or some type of bread, most meals aren’t just made of one dish. For bread, there are a lot of different options...

chocolate filled donut with a bite out of it

Guide to filled yeast donuts

What’s a better surprise than biting into your donut and discovering there’s a whole other filling inside?! Whether it’s a jam or creme patissiere, it gives your donut a whole extra dimension...

french fries from the 'snackbar' with mayonnaise and two typical dutch snacks

Science for making perfect fries

Made of a whole potato, with the skin still on, crispy and a light brown on the outside with a soft inside, not too thin; doesn’t that sound like some perfect french fries (or chips, as the British call them)...

oliebollen - dutch donuts - with and without raisins and with icing sugar

What are oliebollen? – The ‘Dutch donut’

Every year, on New Year’s Eve, a pot gets filled with oil and a dough is left to proof on the radiator to make something I wouldn’t make any other day of the year: oliebollen. Oliebollen for me are linked to...

sandwich with kroket and mustard, typically Dutch food

How oven snacks are made (that taste like deep fried ones)

Apparently there’s a need for manufacturers to produce more oven baked snacks, as we noticed¬†in when comparing those with deep fried ones. But we also found out that making something in the oven, that is normally...