Tag - pancakes

Pancakes are a great vehicle for exploring science. It’s one of those foods that’s pretty hard to mess up, easy to make in small batches and one where you can see changes you make super easily.

We should have pancake making classes in school to teach a science spirit within our kids. It’s a great way to do (jummy) tests and evaluate changes in recipe and process.

On this blog we regularly refer to pancakes to explain science or simply discover new things. Have a look at all our pancake science posts and have fun exploring.

oat milk pancakes with cheese

How to Make Oat Milk Pancakes

Just because you are allergic to milk, use less dairy milk out of concern for the environment doesn’t mean you can’t eat pancakes anymore! It so happens, pancakes don’t really need (cow’s) milk...

poffertjes-in-a-poffertjes-pan

How to Make Poffertjes (Dutch Mini Pancakes)

If you want to have your taste of some pretty unique Dutch foods, I’d recommend you visit a fair or market. You’ll get your chance to eat oliebollen (only eaten with New Year’s or on a fair), kibbeling...

Dutch microwave pancake

Decoding pancake package labels

If you have ever made American-style pancakes (those thick fluffy ones) at home, you know with how little ingredients you can whisk up a perfectly fine pancake. Take some flour, salt, baking powder and a little sugar...

pumpkin pancakes with sugar syrup

Why pumpkin works in 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...

Dutch baby with fresh fruits and icing sugar in skillet

Oven pancake instead of stove made – On culture & science

As you might know by now (example 1, 2 and 3), pancakes are a great way to illustrate culture and science of food. So when a fellow Dutch blogger recently wrote about ‘Dutch baby’ pancakes, it was time to...

Dutch pineapple pancake

The Unique Characteristics of a Dutch Pancake

Do you eat your pancakes for breakfast or for dinner? That questions should be a great way to distinguish between a Dutch and an American. Whereas in the USA pancakes are a staple for breakfast, you’d have trouble...

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...