Making your own gyros spice mix is easy and so much tastier than store-bought spice mixes. An extra positive thing is creating them exactly to your own taste and they’re less salty. 2 teaspoons dried oregano 2 teaspoons dried thyme 1 teaspoon dried parsley large pinch of (black) pepper 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1 teaspoon […]
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A red curry paste can be easily bought in all kind of stores, because there are so many great ones. But making your own paste is even tastier! You can store them for a few weeks, or even longer if you freeze them in portions. Ingredients 2 chili peppers 2 garlic cloves 1 lemongrass stalk […]
Making your own spice mixes is so much more delicious than using store-bought mixes, only spices without all kinds of artificial additives and too much salt. With a cabinet filled with spices, you can spice up all your dishes. You can vary endless, try it yourself and you’ll never want to go for store-bought again! […]
This classic Dutch spice mix, speculaaskruiden, are used for a lot of Sinterklaas recipes. You know, the traditional holiday for children at the end of the year. Yes, the one with ‘zwarte piet’ (black pete) but we’re not going to talk about that. There are a lot of Dutch recipes using this spice mix, such […]
Making your own caramel isn’t difficult at all if you know what to look out for. There can be many reasons why the first time making your own caramel fails. For example: fire too high or stirring too much. It’s important to not walk away from the caramel, patience is of utmost importance.
asparagus Asparagus season is upon us! Traditionally the season starts (in The Netherlands that is) at the second thursday of april and ends at 24th of june. A warm spring will ensure that the asparagus are stocked from the end of march. Another reason to love spring time! Harvest The asparagus beds you can see […]
Making your own spice mixes is so much more delicious than using store-bought mixes, only spices without all kinds of artifical additives and too much salt. With a cabinet filled with spices, you can spice up all your dishes. You can vary endless, try it yourself and you’ll never want to go for store-bought again! […]
Cajun spice mix can be bought in most supermarkets, but we bet you have most or all of the ingredients already in your pantry. You can buy and store dried herbs easily, most herbs are already fine enough. In any other case you can use a mortar and pestle to grind the herbs a bit […]
You have probably seen a lot of Limburger pies lately. So what does make something a pie and not a cake? Limburger pies are baked as a whole. This means that it’s not a real traditional Limburger pie when ingredients are added afterwards.
Earlier we wrote about nasi goreng spice mix, how easy it is to make your own. There isn’t an enormous difference between the two spice mixes, so you can use them for nasi and/or bami. We tried to figure out the theoretical difference, but without success. So this difference is more an opinion than a fact. Ingredients […]
Mostly you are used to buying store-bought custard, probably because you don’t know how super easy it is to make it from scratch. And also, if you have ever tried home-made custard you never want store-bought again! All you need is a couple of ingredients and about the same amount of time to make it […]
Every year lots of people in my neighborhood talk about how fun, but also very stressful Christmas actually is. Since I was 18 years old, I was working in restaurant kitchens during the Holidays to create an unforgettable evening. For those people who prefer to not cook for themselves during Christmas, this is the first […]