Tag: Dutch

Spice Trade Chronicles 6-The Netherlands

The Netherlands, formerly known as Holland, has been a global leader in trade since the late 1500’s. Netherlands literally means ‘lower countries’ where 50% of the country is only 3 feet above sea level! The Netherlands is a very largely populated country and is today, one of the largest...

Taaitaai

Taaitaai – These Dutch Holiday Cookies are chewy spicey cookies. Enjoy them with milk, tea, coffee or hot cocoa for a nice afternoon break during the hectic holiday season. Print Recipe Taaitaai Course Dessert, World Recipes Cuisine Dutch Keyword Christmas Cookies, Cinnamon, dessert, Dutch Servings dozen Ingredients 1 cup...

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Speculaas Cookies

This is one of my favorite cookies, I also call them airplane cookies, as these are what you get for a snack on many flights on all airlines. They are so crispy and light, and the spice mixture is just delicious. So addicting! Traditionally, Speculaas are made by pressing...

Speculaas Spices

In the 17th century the Dutch navy was one of the most powerful in the world, and much of the spice trade with the far east was controlled by the Dutch. This gave them a cheap supply of all kinds of spices, resulting in spices becoming available to the...

Stamppot

Stamppot  is a classic Dutch dish, mostly served in the cold winter months. Feel free to substitute bacon or other types of sausage, it’ll be delicious no matter what. Print Recipe Stamppot Course Main Dish, World Recipes Cuisine Dutch Keyword comfort food, Greens, Kielbasa, Potatoes Servings people Ingredients 2...