Tag Archives: winter

The most quintessential Dutch thing you’ll ever eat, and its unsavoury name

The Holland saga continues – time for some Dutch cuisine again! This time it’s actually so delicious that you’ll never believe it. Even a bunch of Italians liked it, so it must have been good. On today’s menu: pea soup, … Continue reading

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Sauerkraut to save my country from ridicule

So seeing that I’m of Dutch descent, my flatmates and Italian friends sometimes ask me to cook something that’s typically Dutch. I don’t usually comply to this request, and I suspect they don’t even really want to eat something Dutch, … Continue reading

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Summerkraut

Maybe a few weeks ago you read my post on sauerkraut, thought it looked super delicious and decided you wanted to have a go at it. Maybe you then bought a massive jar of sauerkraut that you could never finish. … Continue reading

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Enthusiasm for pumpkins, as explained with graphs

Halloween is over and therefore, pumpkin madness has subsided somewhat. I kinda like that. It’s not that I don’t like pumpkins. I’m quite enthusiastic pumpkins. But as most things, I like them in moderation, and not glaring down on me … Continue reading

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Defender of all things Scottish

As I wrote last week, many Italians seem to think of Scotland as a sort of modern, EU prison camp. Regarding Scotland, there’s one topic, apart from the weather, they seem particularly fond of: food. Whenever I’m in Italy, or … Continue reading

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