Kip Kerrie Salade (Dutch Curry Chicken Salad)
One of the best things about Kip Kerrie Salade is its versatility and popularity at Dutch gatherings, such as birthdays. It's often served on Melba toasts, making it a perfect bite-sized treat for parties. However, you can also serve it on a bed of fresh greens, spoon it onto a crusty baguette for a tasty sandwich, or enjoy it as a standalone dish. Its vibrant flavors and textures make it a crowd-pleaser, and it's a great way to introduce friends and family to a delightful fusion of Dutch and Indonesian culinary traditions. Let's dive into this easy-to-make recipe that brings a touch of exotic flavor to your table.
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Kip Saté Salade (Dutch Chicken Satay Salad)
This versatile salad is ideal for a variety of occasions, from a casual family dinner to an impressive dish for entertaining guests. It’s easy to prepare and can be made ahead of time, making it a convenient option for busy schedules. Serve it on its own for a light lunch or as a part of a larger spread for a festive gathering. Kip Saté Salade is a delicious way to enjoy the beloved flavors of chicken satay in a refreshing and healthy format. Let’s dive into this recipe and bring a touch of Dutch-Indonesian fusion to your kitchen!
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Selderijsalade
This salad is not only delicious but also versatile. It can accompany a wide range of main dishes, from grilled meats to seafood, or stand on its own as a satisfying vegetarian option. Its preparation involves blanching the celery root to retain its crispness and then combining it with the vibrant dressing for a burst of flavors in every bite. Perfect for picnics, potlucks, or as a side dish for a family dinner, Dutch Selderijsalade is a testament to how simple ingredients can come together to create something truly extraordinary. Gather your ingredients and let's embark on a culinary journey with this delightful salad.
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Krentenbollen: Dutch Currant Rolls
Krentenbollen have a delightful balance of flavors. The dough is slightly sweet and the texture is soft and pillowy. When you eat one, you’ll taste the tangy juicy currants and the hint of lemon zest and cinnamon adds a subtle warmth and complexity. As they bake, your kitchen will be filled with the comforting aroma of freshly baked bread mingling with sweet and spicy notes, a scent that's sure to make your mouth water.
The dough is slightly sweet, providing a perfect backdrop for the tangy, juicy bursts of currants. The hint of lemon zest and cinnamon adds a subtle warmth and complexity. The texture is soft and pillowy, with a light chewiness that comes from the currants.
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Bossche Bollen: Century-Old Pastry from 's‑Hertogenbosch
Indulge in the rich tradition of Dutch pastry with our authentic Bossche Bollen recipe. Originating from 's-Hertogenbosch, these decadent choux pastry orbs filled with vanilla whipped cream and glazed with chocolate are a delight for the senses. Join us on Toine's Kitchen as we uncover the history behind this beloved treat and guide you through crafting your own culinary masterpiece. Get ready to experience the taste of Dutch heritage in every bite!
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Bamischijven
Embark on a culinary journey that intertwines the rich heritage of Dutch and Indonesian cuisines with the delectable Bamischijven. Originating in the Netherlands in the 1960s, Bamischijven represents the harmonious marriage of two distinct culinary traditions. Born out of a desire to capture the essence of Indonesian flavors amidst the backdrop of Dutch snack culture, these savory delights offer a tantalizing blend of spices, textures, and aromas.
Imagine crispy golden discs, generously filled with leftover bami—a beloved Indonesian noodle dish infused with fragrant spices and herbs. Each bite unveils layers of complexity, from the subtle heat of sambal oelek to the sweet depth of ketjap manis, all bound together by a velvety roux enriched with butter and chicken stock. Whether enjoyed as a quick snack on bustling Amsterdam streets or savored at home with loved ones, Bamischijven encapsulate the essence of culinary innovation and cultural fusion, inviting you to savor a taste of both worlds in every bite.
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Ayam Goreng: Indonesian Fried Chicken
Join us as we unravel the art of Ayam Goreng, guiding you through the intricate steps of marinating, frying, and savoring each flavorful bite. Whether you're a novice cook or a seasoned chef, there's something magical about recreating this iconic dish in your own kitchen.
So roll up your sleeves, gather your ingredients, and prepare to elevate your culinary skills to new heights. Let Ayam Goreng be your passport to a world of bold flavors and unforgettable experiences.
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Witte Bolletjes: Soft, Pillowy Dutch Rolls
In this post we're diving into a beloved Dutch classic, Witte Bolletjes. Learn to make these soft, pillowy rolls that are perfect for any occasion, whether it's breakfast on the go or a delightful snack during a road trip. Even now, when my parents pick us up from the airport, they bring these delicious breads with them, so we can eat them during the car ride from the airport to home!
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Utrechtse Spritsen: Delightful Dutch Butter Cookies with a Crisp, Irresistible Finish
In this recipe, I'm excited to share with you the simple joys of baking these traditional treats from my hometown. With just a handful of ingredients and a touch of Utrecht love, you'll recreate the unmistakable taste of the "Domstad" in your own kitchen.  Other than a piping bag, you don't need any special equipment... it's all made by hand. So, let's roll up our sleeves and embark on a baking journey that celebrates the flavors of home. 
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Oma's Groentesoep - Grandma's Vegetable Soup
Join me on this culinary journey, as we recreate the nostalgia of Oma's kitchen, embracing the comforting embrace of groentesoep that transcends generations. Get ready to infuse your home with the heartwarming essence of Dutch tradition, one spoonful at a time.
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Appelflappen: Dutch Appel Beignets for your New Year's Eve Celebration
Creating Appelflappen is not just about the ingredients; it's about infusing each delicious pastry with the love and memories of countless celebrations. In this blog post, I'll walk you through the steps, sharing the secrets behind these Dutch Apple beignets that have graced my family's New Year's tradition for as long as I can remember. Get ready to bring the heartwarming spirit of our cozy celebrations and the delicious essence of Appelflappen and oliebollen into your own kitchen!
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Zuurvlees: Slow-Simmered Meat Stew from Limburg
Join me as I show you how to make this traditional Dutch / Limburg meat stew that is perfect, served over hot fries!
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Speculaasbrokken: Chunks of Thick and Crunchy Speculaas
I invite you to join me in this culinary adventure. Let's not just bake Speculaasbrokken; let's weave stories around them. Share your memories, tales from your family, or the excitement of Sinterklaas celebrations intertwined with the aroma of these spiced delights. Together, let's create a tapestry of heartwarming recollections that go beyond the kitchen, capturing the essence of the Dutch holiday spirit.
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Dutch Appelstroop: Delicious Apple Syrup for on Bread, Ice Cream, or Pancakes
For those unfamiliar, Appelstroop is a Dutch apple syrup that adds a unique and delightful flavor to a variety of dishes. In some regions, it's known as "Rinse Appelstroop," where 'Rinse' translates to "fresh acidic." This variation often includes sugar beets, comprising up to 70% of the ingredients. However, I opt for a purer experience, with 100% apples and just a touch of sugar to enhance the taste as we cook it down.
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Duivekater: Sweet Dutch Bread Served at Easter with Lemon and Spices
Learn to make Duivekater, a bread served at Easter brunch in the North-West part of the country. Duivekater is a flat loaf of bread that is slightly sweet. The addition of lemon zest, nutmeg, and cardamom gives the bread a rich flavor. Serve it plain or buttered and enjoy it with a cup of coffee or tea. When you buy this bread from local bakers, it will be ornately decorated with curls and intricate carvings.
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Vlaflip from scratch: Dutch dessert with vanilla custard, fruit sauce, and yogurt
Learn to make this quintessential Dutch dessert called "vlaflip." We didn't eat this every night as dessert. Most nights it was vla, or yogurt, but sometimes we got this delicious dessert. The three components go so well together: rich, velvety vanilla custard, sweet and fruity syrup, with the tangy yogurt on top!
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Rondo's: Buttery Cookie Filled with Homemade Almond Paste
Learn to make rondo's, a typical Dutch pastry. It's a tall butter cookie filled with a rich homemade almond paste. These cookies go great with coffee, tea, or hot chocolate!
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Sambal Badjak
Learn to make Sambal Badjak, the sambal I put on the table, rather than cook with, Sambal Badjak (Pirate's Sambal). It has many ingredients and is cooked, then jarred, so it can keep for a long time.
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Ketjap Manis: Indonesian Sweet Soy Sauce
Learn to make Ketjap Manis, the Indonesian sweet soy sauce. Its flavor is more complex than just soy sauce with sugar, as it has flavorful aromatics added.
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Sambal Oelek
Learn to make Sambal Oelek, which means "ground chili sauce." This is considered base sambal, used as the starting point for many different varieties. It's quite spicy, and I use it all the time when cooking Indonesian foods.
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