Dad’s Waffle Recipe

Dad’s Waffle Recipe

When I was a little girl I already had a big interest in everything that happend in the kitchen. This started when I was a toddler, because I could spend hours in the cabinets and playing with the contents. My parents weren’t very fond of…

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…

Butter Cake

Butter Cake

If you want a classic Dutch pastry Boterkoek or Butter Cake is your way to go. Butter Cake is an old Dutch-Jewish pastry that was eaten during the shabbat. A butter cake is only a butter cake if you use butter, so no margarine! In…

Bucks Feet Cookies

Bucks Feet Cookies

Bucks Feet cookies are named because of their looks. They are sandwiched almond cookies dipped in chocolate. In the old days these were stuck together with apricot jelly, but nowadays buttercream is used instead. That’s the recipe I’ll be sharing with you today! Bucks Feet…

Cherry “Linzen”Pie

Cherry “Linzen”Pie

“Linzen” means lentils in Dutch. It’s unclear where the name comes from, however it’s got nothing to do with lentils! The first “Linzen” pie was probably made in Linz, a small village in Austria, but it could also be derived from another Austrian recipe, the…

Strawberry-Rhubarb Pie

Strawberry-Rhubarb Pie

Aardbeien en rabarber gaan hand in hand, net als appels en rozijnen, banaan en cocos, karamel en zout.. Het is een van die dingen waar je van houdt of niet en ik ben een groot fan. Een oud gezegde luid: April doet wat ‘ie wil en…

Lapis Legit

Lapis Legit

If you are on a diet turn around now! Take a look at the ingredients, this cake is not for the faint hearted. But it’s so, so delicious.. Spekkoek is a type of Indonesian layer cake. It was developed during colonial times in the Dutch East…

Stroopwafel

Stroopwafel

  The recipe you have all been waiting for: Stroopwafels aka Dutch Waffles! Stroopwafels are two waffle halves filled with a caramel-like syrup. They are often sold at fairs and flea markets. I used a waffle cone maker to bake the waffles, I have not…