This is a recipe for traditional Dutch Pepernoten (mini spiced cookies) which are traditionally eaten in the Netherlands by the bucket load during the months of November and December.
At the moment everything is orange here!
Today it is Koningsdag (Kings Day) and there are celebrations going on throughout the land.
My girls wanted to do some ‘cooking’.
Initially, it was difficult after moving the Netherlands as I simply didn’t have a clue where to find everything at the right price but now I think I have quite a good handle on it. If you are an expat, a tourist or even a Dutch national the following tips can help you save – big time!
I just saw a lovely picture of my friends little boy on Facebook and clicked to see what he had been up to.
Here in the Netherlands in various towns (not everywhere), some of the local council have a brilliant initiative that lets the local children collect all the old Christmas trees that people leave outside their house for recycling. Read more
New Year is celebrated in lots of different ways throughout the world.
Here in the Netherlands the emphasis lies heavily on fireworks – the Dutch people love them – lots and lots and lots of them! Read more