Posts tagged "Amsterdam"
River Cruising Through The Netherlands and Belgium

River Cruising Through The Netherlands and Belgium

I saw the AMA Waterways ship moored early at the dock in Amsterdam and stepped on board.  It was just the beginning of sailing for 7 days with tulip and chocolate anticipation. Seven days ahead of river cruising and I was ready to partake of as much as possible, and why not? It was vacation...
River of Food, Wine and Chocolate

River of Food, Wine and Chocolate

Vibrant tulips, buttery coffee cakes and local wines were just the beginning as I was welcomed on board my river cruise. 7 days ahead and I was ready to partake of as much as possible, and why not? It was vacation and more highlights were about to unfold. Usually boarding a ship begins in the...
Rice tables in Amsterdam, still very good after all these years

Rice tables in Amsterdam, still very good after all these years

I introduced Chris to his first Indonesian rice table at Kantjil & de Tijger restaurant with a super selection of veggies in coconut stock, roasted pork, shrimp steamed in banana leaf, fish skewers, shrimp salad in peanut sauce, eggs topped with spicy coconut sauce and fried sweet potatoes with Javanese palm sugar syrup. Dessert was...
Best fries ever

Best fries ever

‪ Don’t dare call these French Fries because they are “frites” and simply the best fries in the Netherlands and Belgium. Of course, served with rich and creamy mayonnaise but there are other toppings as well, even ketchup. It must be the way they are cooked with twice frying at precise temps to make them fluffy...
Plenty of sweets in Amsterdam

Plenty of sweets in Amsterdam

Famous Dutch Stroopwafel cookies, made in waffle irons with natural ingredients then precisely split in half and smeared with traditional caramel syrup. Jamila balances these hot sweet treats at the Amsterdam Stroopwafel Museum and people like me buy lots for them now and later with tea.#Stroopwafel Heaven And I couldn’t be in Holland without eating...