Dutch Food

Pumpkin Spice & Pie

Pumpkin Spice & Pie

Yesterday was Friday the 13th and it’s mid October, so this calls for a pumpkin recipe! I wanted to make pumpkin pie for almost two years now, but somehow never got around to it. Pumpkin pie spice is an American spice mix commonly used as an ingredient in, […]

CopyCat Recipe: Hela Curry-sauce

CopyCat Recipe: Hela Curry-sauce

This recipe is for both Fry-day and Copy Caturday! The Hela curry sauce is the most popular brand of “currysauce” in the Netherlands. It is a spicy kind of ketchup that is mostly eaten with fries and fried goods. The most well-known use of currysauce is […]

Beef Croquette and croquette balls

Beef Croquette and croquette balls

The Dutch love their snacks, like bitterballen, kroketten and frikandellen. They even have special snack vending machines, maybe you know them as Automats. In Dutch these were named Automatiek, but are now known as FEBO, named after the first, and now biggest, company to have introduced […]

Blueberry Pie

Blueberry Pie

Happy π-day everyone! I can’t believe it’s been so long since I last posted a pie recipe, shame on me! Even more because pies are my favourite thing to bake. This pie is a combination of an American classic, the blueberry pie, and a southern Dutch pie. […]

Rock Sugar Cookies

Rock Sugar Cookies

These cookies are known in the Netherlands as “Bastognekoeken”. They were created about 60 years ago by Paul Parein and he needed a fitting name for the cookies. Bastogne is a village in Belgium in the Ardennes and the structure of the cookies reminded him of the […]

Fried Cheese

Fried Cheese

A kaassoufflé is thought to be influenced by Indonesian street food called gorengan (fritter). It is either bought ready-made frozen and deep-fried at home, or ordered at snackbars in the Netherlands, where it is one of the few vegetarian fast-food snacks available. But why buy […]

Home Made Fries

Home Made Fries

The Dutch love their fried snacks, like bitterballen, kroketten and frikandellen. They eat them with fries with sauce in many varieties like “patatje oorlog”, fries with peanut sauce, mayonnaise and raw onions, or “friet speciaal”, (literally, special fries) fries with mayonnaise, curry-ketchup sauce and raw […]

Saint Pancake! (Dutch pancakes)

Saint Pancake! (Dutch pancakes)

Happy Saint Pancake! Saint Pancake? Indeed! Sint Pannekoek is a Dutch pseudo holiday on the 29th of November. It was first introduced in 1986 in a Dutch comic called “Jan, Jans en de kinderen” (Jan, Jans and the kids). Grandpa and the kids didn’t feel […]

Dutch Egg Cake

Dutch Egg Cake

Dutch Egg Cakes or Eierkoeken, another request! This recipe should not be missed in t list of Dutch delicacies. The good thing is they are super easy to make, within half an hour you can enjoy your homemade egg cakes. Egg cake was once enjoyed mainly […]

Poffertjes (Dutch Mini Pancakes)

Poffertjes (Dutch Mini Pancakes)

When I saw the new commercial for a Dutch store starring Sarah Jessica Parker, I knew what my next recipe had to be: Poffertjes! Poffertjes are a traditional Dutch batter treat resembling small, fluffy pancakes. Unlike American pancakes, they have a light, spongy texture. Poffertjes are […]