Taaitaai is a chewy kind of Dutch cookie that’s popular during Sinterklaas, a Dutch holiday for children. A lovely spiced cookie with honey and anise.
When I was little my mom already used this classic Dutch speculaas recipe to create cookies with us during Sinterklaas.
Classic pepernoten are soft Dutch cookies that are filled with honey and anise. They’re a treat during Sinterklaas, a Holiday at the beginning of December.
This ‘Sinterklaas’ turban cake with pear is extra delicious before of the Dutch speculaaskruiden and amaretto. Also great without decorations.
Sinterklaas is a Dutch holiday, which can’t happen without a large bag of kruidnoten. Homemade they’re even better and it’s also very easy.
A Dutch peach pie – perzikvlaai, is a classic pie from the South of the Netherlands. It looks pretty and is very fruity and refreshing.
A classic hachee is a Dutch beef stew with only a few ingredients. Seasoned with dark beer, bay leaves and cloves. Mmm!
A light and fluffy clementine quark pie, an easy no-bake Dutch pie. Filled with extra chunks of clementine for even more flavor and texture.
A classic Dutch-Indonesian thousand layer cake a.k.a. spekkoek with delicious thin layers of vanilla and spiced cake, absolutely worth it!
Old fashioned braised lettuce, a classic Dutch recipe. Definitely worth a try! Lettuce braised in butter with onion and cooked ham, so good!
These strawberry eggnog tarts are made with Dutch ‘sloffendeeg’, a crunchy cookie-like crust. Filled with a delicious eggnog mousse.
An old-fashioned rhubarb meringue pie, with spelt flour and coconut sugar so it’s quite ‘healthy’. With a classic Dutch pie crust.