Category Archives: Other Snacks

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Garnalenkroketten (Dutch Shrimp Croquettes)

The croquette is a very typical dutch snack, we eat about 18 croquettes per person per year. Although those are mainly beef croquettes, this version with shrimps is more popular in Belgium. The principle is very simple: you make a … Continue reading

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Kimchi Pancakes

I’ve never been a big fan of pancakes, until I discovered the Asian way of making pancakes. First Okonomiyaki, this Japanese pancake stuffed with “whatever you like”, which is normally a combination of vegetables, meat and seafood (click here for … Continue reading

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Dutch Mooncakes (gevulde speculaas)

I have these old molds for Chinese mooncakes and yesterday I finally took up on my brilliant idea to use them to make “dutch mooncakes”. Okay, the only thing Chinese would have been the molds, but still, from the outside … Continue reading

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Caramelized Walnuts & Pecan nuts

I’m very fond of nuts, pecan nuts, walnuts, hazelnuts, cashew nuts, you name it. Caramelizing them will give them yet another dimension. Less bitter and a lot crunchier, almost unrecognizable as a  nut. They are perfect for upgrading simple desserts and cakes. I … Continue reading

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Century Eggs

After I had a nightmare experience with stinky tofu I took the advice of a friend to never try thousand year old eggs. I was told they were the most horrible thing ever. And you keep hearing horror stories about … Continue reading

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Roasted Garlic

  What is there to say. I bought this little garlic roaster a few years back just for its cuteness. I haven’t used it that much. Probably because I think you can just as easily roast your garlic by adding them to your … Continue reading

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