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 …

Cooking with oxtail

Winter time is the time for big hearty soups. One of my favorites is a good brown bean soup, using a recipe I got from my mom. Its a fairly simple recipe and uses a pack of dry mix oxtail soup for flavour together with beans, veggies and meat balls. However, one …

Science of making Fried fish / Kibbeling

In my Dutch Food series I recently described ‘kibbeling‘. It’s a Dutch fried fish snack and can be bought at just about every Saturday market in the country. You’ll smell the fried fish from far, making you hungry straight away. In that post I also give you a great recipe to …

French fries – Ingenious packaging

I like french fries, yes, really like french fries. But, I’m picky when it comes to french fries. There are so many types of french fries. They can be thin, thick, with or without skin, krinkled, flavoured, etc. etc. When I have the time I really enjoy making my own …