Its my nature. I can’t leave things be. I like it like that so bear with me. Not satisfied with having witnessed stroopwaffels being made by experts, I decided that I would try it at home – without a proper stroopwafel maker. And try I did. Verdict later!
God created the world But the Dutch created Holland (Descartes or Voltaire, I can’t find out for sure who!) Of course I have my own saying to add….. God created the world, But Ladurée and Pierre Hermé ‘created’ Macarons (This is all me!)
This post is a scheduled one being posted from my holiday hotel, as I check in online…..to return home, from an amazing week in Barbados. I hope you enjoy it. Stroopwaffles are a common sight in shops, stalls and even vending machines all over the Netherlands. The average dutch person consumes 20 of these waffles each […]
I have a new Saturday job. Unpaid. And it may remain that way for a while, :-). And I’ll say this upfront, without fearing the need to plead the 5th or 8th or 12th – nothing I say, can and will be used against me!!!!!!!!
Sinterklaas is come and gone, he’s hopped back on his boat – destination – Spanje! Dag, St Nicholas, tot volgende jaar (St Nicholas, till next year). But no one calls him Nicholas. It is the name of a saint and much too ‘uppity’ for your everyday Dutch man. The Dutch pride themselves on being ‘equal’, […]
Viva la Paris. This is a tribute to my friend, V who made it happen for me. In February, I went on my first ever real Mum-alone trip with her and we had a fantastic 4-day trip, enjoying the sights and sounds of Paris. This post is about Mustard. Paris and Mustard. What’s the link?