Cooking & Baking · Den Bosch · Foodspotting · Netherlands

World Food Day in Den Bosch

As some of you might know, I live in the south of the Netherlands now, in the province Noord-Brabant to be exact. I gradually start to explore the food culture in my new hometown Eindhoven and nearby cities. This year Noord-Brabant has been proclaimed as the European region of Gastronomy. Food has been given a… Continue reading World Food Day in Den Bosch

Asia · China · Cooking & Baking · Food · Netherlands

Eating zongzi at Dragon Boat Festival

Have you ever heard of zongzi? They are also called glutinous rice dumplings and it’s eaten at the Dragon Boat Festival 端午节 (duan wu jie). This festival falls on the 5th day of the 5th month of the lunar calendar. This year that’s tomorrow on the 18th of June 2018. Dragon Boat Festival is celebrated… Continue reading Eating zongzi at Dragon Boat Festival

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Enjoying mooncakes on Mid-Autumn Festival

On the 15th day of the 8th month of the lunar calendar it’s Mid-Autumn Festival 中秋节 again. It is also called Moon Festival and it is the second most important festival in China and some other Asian countries, like Taiwan and Hong Kong. All the traditional festivals in China are related to the harvest and… Continue reading Enjoying mooncakes on Mid-Autumn Festival

Cooking & Baking · Foodspotting · Guest Blogs · Rotterdam

Exploring exotic Malaysian fruit

Each country has its own unique food and dishes. Fruit is one of them. In Asian countries you have a lot of exotic fruits which is not always easy to get here in the Netherlands. Do you know jackfruit (nangka), durian or star fruit? These are some examples of exotic fruits that are eaten a… Continue reading Exploring exotic Malaysian fruit

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Foodworkshop: Discovering the Authentic Pakistani food culture

I love to eat and I love to try out new things. But what I really really like, is to learn how to cook wonderful dishes. I don’t have the ambition to become a professional chef, but I enjoy the process of making something delicious from scratch. To fulfill this ambition I decided to cook… Continue reading Foodworkshop: Discovering the Authentic Pakistani food culture