Category Archives: Food spotlight

Dutch fries

Fries (or chips); delicious deep fried potato strips. Belgium is famous for their fat ‘Vlaamse frieten’, but did you know Dutch people can also make delicious fries? In this post I will share some places which serve delicious fries. We have a lot of potatoes which we can transform into fries. Besides the fries, Dutch […]

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Dutch Gems: Drop aka Licorice

My favorite candy in the world is licorice, in Dutch “drop”.  Drop is something you have to get used to, it tastes salty, sweet, bitter? I don’t know, it just tastes like drop. Drop is something you will encounter when you live in the Netherlands. I grew up with drop. When I went to China […]

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When in Hongkong eat Pineapple Bun!

What is this strange giraffe bun? It’s a pineapple bun! There is no pineapple used in this bread, but the shell looks like the skin of a pineapple. Though my picture looks like a giraffe skin and the photo is more like a turtle. This bun exists out of sweet white bread, topped with a cookie […]

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Hongkong Day 3: Buddha and Dimsum

When going to Hongkong one thing you should always eat is dimsum. Dimsum (點心) means little dishes. People often eat it in Guangzhou and Hongkong. Dimsum originates from the Cantonese. History Long long time ago travellers on the Silk road would stop at Tea houses to drink tea and relax. Before an imperial doctor said […]

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Dad’s Famous lamb skewers 羊肉串

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XeJV04LT9LQ]   Last week I wrote about my dad’s famous lamb sis kebab and lucky for you guys. He made it the week after, so I could take some photos to show you the recipe. It’s not difficult to make them. You only need to buy good piece of lamb (we use the leg). Have […]

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