a curious cook

Category: Leuke dingen

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…

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.…

Burnt Basque cheesecake with blueberries

Burnt Basque cheesecake with blueberries

An easy recipe for burnt basque blueberry cheesecake. this recipe includes a vegan version without dairy or eggs.

DUTCH BABY with berries, mint and yogurt

DUTCH BABY with berries, mint and yogurt

This Dutch Baby with Berries is a cross between an omelette and a pancake that puffs up in the oven into a bowl with crispy edges

Mexican tomatillo salsa verde

Mexican tomatillo salsa verde

  The last crop from my tiny city greenhouse, small green tomatillos, ended up in the food processor to make a fresh Mexican tomatillo salsa verde. My son Noah’s idea! Soon I will tidy up and clean the greenhouse. It will keep my pomegranate and…