a curious cook

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Speculoos cookie cake

Speculoos cookie cake

Cakes and mini speculoos cookies (kruidnootjes) are both delicious, of course, so why not try a combination of the two: speculoos cookie cake? During the online masterclass cakes I did for delicious. magazine I turned a regular cake into a speculoos cookie cake by stirring […]

Dutch mini speculoos cookies or kruidnootjes

Dutch mini speculoos cookies or kruidnootjes

  A bowl of these little cookies on the table will be mysteriously (?) empty at the end of the morning. Very dangerous! But even so,  I always bake a batch of these Dutch mini speculoos cookies or kruidnootjes tot the Dutch holiday Sinterklaas. It is […]

Sourdough bread

Sourdough bread

  There must be a more than a thousand ways to bake sourdough bread. But one element is always the same: you need time and patience to get the best results. Sourdough simply needs a little more time than the super strong commercial baker’s yeast or […]

Bread without yeast / beer bread

Bread without yeast / beer bread

Bread without yeast / beer bread The shelves with baking supplies in the supermarkets have been looking very sad and deserted lately. Everyone is baking at home and yeast and flour are often sold out for days. But… sometimes there is still a lonely packet […]