Category Archives: Food spotlight

Hollandse Nieuwe

In June the new herrings are on the market again. Time to eat some Hollandse Nieuwe.

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In progress: tofu recipe video

To be honest, I don’t eat or cook that much tofu, because I never knew how to make tasty tofu. I often make it too bland.

Recipe: es campur

Es campur is a refreshing sweet and fruity dessert from Indonesia. I got this recipe from Lazy Sheep. It has a jelly texture, cruncy and chewy.

Amazing Oriental haul

Lazy Bear I and went to the biggest Amazing Oriental and bought a lot of delicious Asian food. Here is my Amazing Oriental haul.

Biang Biang Mian

I have a new cooking goal: making chewy and broad biang biang noodles, just like the ones in China. I filmed the pulling process of the noodles and I know what not to do the next time.

Spreading the ramen love

These last two years ramen has infiltrated the restaurant scene in the Netherlands. When I made Saitou’s movie, my goal was to inspire people to eat and make more ramen. Today I am lucky enough to join the ramen-love-spreading by designing an Amsterdam Ramen Map for bySam.nl. Susam Pang is organizing the first Ramen Festival […]
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3 cup dish – 三杯鸡

I learned about a delicious dish here in Taipei: sanbei or three cup ‘something’. This dish is made using three cups of taste makers.

Spanish sandwiches

In 2012 I went on a trip to Barcelona in Spain with friends. Little did I know that 6 years later, I could use the food photos for my blog. Look at all these delicious sandwiches! These sandwiches are from the restaurant Can PePe. But I believe the name has changed to Can Tonada.  The […]
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China food souvenirs: dried fruit

Mom is back in town! She has brought back sweets from China: dried persimmon, dried longan, dried grapes (aka raisins) and dried figs. Dried fruit is an excellent souvenir from China. Easy to take home, not that expensive and delicious. And if the home front doesn’t like it; more for you! Persimmon (Kaki in Dutch) […]
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How to make pulled noodles 拉面(lamian)

When dad was in town, he made thick flat pulled noodles. I filmed the process and here is the video:  It’s not a complete recipe, because I don’t know the flour and water measurements. For the people who are good in ‘winging it’. Here are my steps of how I would make it: Pulled […]
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