Foodspotting · Netherlands · Rotterdam

Proeft Rotterdam 2017: Taste the street

Food Trucks and food festivals are being organised frequently. Rotterdam has different food festivals throughout the year. One of them is Proeft Rotterdam which has been organized every year since 2011. It is held only one day at the Van Oldenbarneveltstraat. This year it was on Sunday the 24th of September. I came across this… Continue reading Proeft Rotterdam 2017: Taste the street

Asia · Cooking & Baking · Foodspotting · Netherlands

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

Foodspotting · Netherlands · Rotterdam

Poké Bowl Original opens second store in Rotterdam

Poké Bowl, this delicious healthy bowl with rice, fish and vegetables, is getting more popular here in the Netherlands. In August 2016 the first store was opened by Poké Bowl Original in the Hoogstraat in Rotterdam and they just opened another store in Rotterdam. This one is at the Karel Doormanstraat and I attended their… Continue reading Poké Bowl Original opens second store in Rotterdam

Netherlands · Rhenen

First pandas in the Netherlands

Pandas! Everyone knows this cute black and white bear from China. Since april 2017 we can also admire the pandas in the Netherlands. Together with other volunteers from the Dutch World Wide Fund (WWF) I got the chance to see them. There are not many pandas in the wild. Due to deforestation and the rapid… Continue reading First pandas in the Netherlands

Amsterdam · Foodspotting · Netherlands

Tasting Wagyu beef in Amsterdam

Have you ever heard of Wagyu beef? This beef is originally from Japan and is also known as Kobe beef. It’s very popular due to the tender flavour which partly comes from the intense marbling. Due to it’s high quality, Wagyu beef is the most expensive and most demanding meat in the world. When I… Continue reading Tasting Wagyu beef in Amsterdam

Foodspotting · Netherlands · Rotterdam

Matcha hotspots in Rotterdam

Matcha tea, matcha powder, matcha ice cream, matcha cake…. Yes! Everything matcha! I am crazy about this greenish stuff with it’s origin from Japan. Matcha products are becoming more and more known here and many restaurants and cafes already sell products containing matcha. I visited many of these places already and I am happy and… Continue reading Matcha hotspots in Rotterdam

Foodspotting · Netherlands · Rotterdam

Baker’s Dough Rotterdam: First cookie dough bar in the Netherlands

Do you remember the times that your mother was baking something and you really wanted to lick up the unbaked dough? That is the same dough we are talking about here. Only this dough doesn’t have raw eggs in it. So it is safe to eat it. Many crazy creations are made from it! Especially… Continue reading Baker’s Dough Rotterdam: First cookie dough bar in the Netherlands

Amsterdam · Foodspotting · Netherlands · Rotterdam

Malaysian foodspots in the Netherlands

Even though I have Malaysian roots, I have not been exposed a lot to the Malaysian (food)culture. I got to know more about it when I met some Malaysian students in my study time and when I went to Malaysia and Singapore in 2014. Later on I notice that there are more Malaysian people living… Continue reading Malaysian foodspots in the Netherlands

Amsterdam · Arnhem · Foodspotting · Netherlands · Rotterdam · The Hague

Red velvet hotspots

Red velvet cake! You have probably heard about this sweet, reddish cake. Flown over from America it has become more and more popular here in the Netherlands. There are a few cafes and shops that sell red velvet cake. Read more about the places I have visited. The traditional American red velvet cake consists of… Continue reading Red velvet hotspots

Foodspotting · Netherlands · Rotterdam

Cute and creative cakes at Round&Round

Everytime I go to Asia I crave for the Asian sweet stuff which can hardly be found here in the Netherlands. Do you like drinks or food with matcha, yuzu, red beans or sesame paste? Then you know what I mean. Recently you can find these flavours more and more in our little country. When… Continue reading Cute and creative cakes at Round&Round