Tag Archives: Home Cooking

HOME COOKING – Fit for a Duke

THE cheeky little moustache can’t help but catch your eye, belongs to Ernest Augustus, Elector of Hanover, particularly fond of a snappy two layered dessert called Welf Pudding, first cooked to celebrate the 200th anniversary of the rule of the … Continue reading

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HOMECOOKING – Stamppot

SINCE the spud’s introduction in the 18th century, the potato has become the staple food of the Dutch people, resulting in the home-cooked treat known as Stamppot. A down-to-earth meal (literally), Stamppot involves adding mashed potatoes with varying ingredients like … Continue reading

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HOME COOKING – Snert

‘SOME say that the best snert is yesterday’s (…) the soup gets so thick when it cools that it can almost be cut next day.’ That really sums up the traditional Dutch dish, one so homely it should come free … Continue reading

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HOME COOKING – Waterzooi

IF you were to dig beneath the stereotypical depictions of Flemish food in search of traditional home cooking, it wouldn’t be too long before you discovered Waterzooi, a hearty fare that’s long established with the Flanders region of Belgium. Translated … Continue reading

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