Hagelslag, Drop & the Dutch

Besides Raw Herring, the Dutch has another unique concept on bread. Meanwhile the rest of the world eat bread topped with peanut butter, jam, Nutella, butter and slices of tomatoes or bacon, honey or salad. The Dutch eats bread topped with Hagelslag. What is HAGELSLAG??

Christmas in the Tropic

Christmas in the Tropic

In 2008, my Swedish and Dutch friends got their culture shock when they experienced Christmas in this country, they’d never seen such an extravagant Christmas tree in Europe as what they saw in Singapore, the place where they embrace this culture for centuries. In the country where Christian is not the majority and this religion almost never be heard in the region not more than 150 years ago.

A Coffee Addict on The Road

My days must be started with a cup of coffee. Otherwise, It might be a mistake. If I didn’t get a coffee before noon, I’d feel very depresso and wrong. Wherever I go and travel I drink multiple cups of hot coffee everyday. I’d love to taste local coffee. Life is very beautiful every time I sip my coffee, tell me I’m not the only one. I believe my fellow coffee addict around the world can relate to this !!!

Episode 16: Indonesisch Restaurant

In the Netherlands, Indonesian Rijsttafel are widely known by the Dutch, it means ‘Sharing the table’. After Indonesia’s Independence in 1949, more than three hundred thousand Indonesian immigrant and Indonesian Dutch of mixed origin came to the Netherland, started a new life in the cold country from tropical paradise, they tried to re-adjust their own culture, and they brought Indonesian cuisine with them, introduced this cuisine into Dutch culture in Europe.

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