Pumpkin pancakes

We’ve made carrot pancakes, a Dutch style, French crepes, pancakes from the oven, milk-free pancakes and pancakes without eggs. Plenty types of pancakes (and the failed rhubarb pancakes)! So why not make some pumpkin pancakes? What’s great about these pancakes is that they have a hint of pumpkin flavour but …

Poffertjes – Dutch Food & Some History

Another typical Dutch food as part of my Dutch food series are poffertjes. Poffertjes look like very small little pancakes, just a couple (maybe 5) cm in diameter! It seems as if these poffertjes were already eaten in country fairs about 300 years ago. Poffertjes can be found in most …

Homemade vs. Store bought Pancake – USA

When exploring the science of food it’s important to analyze both your own creations as well as the ones you buy in the store. It’s more interesting that way. So, I did that little exercise for Dutch pancakes, comparing my own version with a microwave pancake and a mix for …

Homemade vs. Store bought Pancake – NL

The way we look at food changes continuously and has especially changed a lot in the last few decades. Nowadays we’re so used to food being present all the time, we start worrying about other things. Trends come up and people start avoiding certain foods. One very interesting trend to …

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 of a plate), thicker than a crepe, but clearly thinner than American style pancakes. Dutch pancakes …

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 there are so many possible variations. I like eating mine with fruit for …