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Plum Jam

Plum Jam This delicately spiced jam is a gorgeous way to preserve the taste of autumn fruits – delicious spread on hot buttered toast, Depending on the plums this recipe makes approx.. 6-9 x 430 ml jars.   Ingredients 2 kg     plums, stoned and roughly chopped 2 kg     white granulated sugar 2 tsp    ground cinnamon…

Raspberry Cake

Raspberries are a luscious fruit with a short shelf life. Raspberry lovers, like us, enjoy them fresh and prepared in every way imaginable, such as in baked goods, salad dressings, as a glaze for meats, and in desserts, beverages, sauces, and preserves. We like to share an easy and fast raspberry cake recipe which makes…

Food Lovers – we are back!

We are finally beginning the slow and cautious process of re-opening our culinary Food Journeys and can’t wait to see you! It’s been a long and challenging time for us. We want to thank all the guests who’ve been supporting us through amazing cheer-up emails, and purchase of gift cards. But now it’s time to slowly…

Free Guide to eating Streetfood in Amsterdam!

I am in love with Amsterdam… Falling in love with a city feels pretty much the same as falling in love with a person. At least that’s how it worked out for me when I first set foot in Amsterdam. At first, I felt thrilled with the lively atmosphere, the Canals, the Museums, and the…

Dutch pea soup – Erwtensoup

This is my neighbour’s recipe which makes a thick, hearty pea soup, and that’s how it should be. In fact, the Dutch believe that Erwtensoep (also known as snert) should be so thick that you can stand a spoon upright in it. It is made with split peas, plenty of vegetables and pork, this delicious…

Dutch & Herring – a love story!

A short introduction to the treasure of the sea – Herring: People along the Atlantic coast were catching and eating herring some 3000 years ago. But it was not until the middle ages that herring was regarded as nourishing, affordable food. For centuries, herrings continued to a staple food for the poor as the fish…

Find Out Why You Should Not Miss Haarlem Market

We realize that as a tourist searching for information on things to do in Haarlem, or what to see or to do while here, often find a reference to the Saturday Market. Although at this point it has become not so “off the beaten path” anymore. Nevertheless, we want to tell you a little more…

Dutch Appletart

The Dutch have a love for their appeltaart (or apple pie) for centuries. In fact, the first printed cookbook dating back to 1514 contains a recipe for one. A dutch appeltaart is a deep pie which is filled with slices of apple mixed with sugar, cinnamon, lemon juice, and sometimes raisins and nuts. Traditionally, the top of the cake…

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