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Zeeuwse boterbabbelaars / butterscotch from Zeeland

Zeeuwse boterbabbelaars / butterscotch from Zeeland

During a weekend in the Dutch province Zeeland they served traditional Zeeuwse boterbabbelaars / butterscotch from Zeeland with my coffee. They taste so good! These butterscotch candies are actually not very difficult to make, but you do need to practice stretching and folding the sweet sugary…

Tamagoyaki omelet

Tamagoyaki omelet

I made Tamagoyaki omelet for a spring picnic under the cherry blossom trees in the Amsterdamse Bos, a park in Amsterdam. This elegant rolled omelet is a standard dish in every Japanese lunch box and a popular topping for sushi. I made mine in a special…

Bolo do caco, no oven bread

Bolo do caco, no oven bread

You will find this flat round bread, bolo de caco, everywhere on the island of Madeira. And if you are lucky it will still be warm and dripping with garlic butter! Bolo do caco is made from a combination of flour and sweet white potato.…

Tamarillo upside-down cake

Tamarillo upside-down cake

  The elegant tree tomato or tamarillo is the star of this tamarillo upside-down cake. I brought back a few of these egg-shaped red fruits from Madeira. It is such a power house of taste! I really fell in love with the somewhat confusing mix…

Butternut with cranberry topping

Butternut with cranberry topping

Butternut with cranberry topping is an easy recipe for baked butternut squash with zingy topping with berries and dill. A vegetarian main for Christmas.

cookbook of the year

cookbook of the year

My cookbook Dosia Plukt Bessen is a contender for the cookbook of the year. So just click on the picture and vote for me if you like my recipes! You will also find the recipe (in Dutch) of the beetroot in berry juice with burrata…