Did anyone whisper a word about coming winter holidays? Maybe filled with outdoor activities? Did someone mentioned children (or grownups) with red cheeks and tired legs? Time to serve stacked pancakes with ginger filling and twisted apple!
Whether studying, working late hours or sitting at home having a good time, sometimes a sudden craving can overwhelm us all. A craving for something, almost anything. Something crunchy and something good that fits both tea and coffee. Something that you can eat without getting a bad conscience. Something that might be spelled crunchy muesli ball?
Preservation techniques, isn’t that something our grandma’s did? Absolutely, but you can’t deny that it’s all coming back! The cookbooks in both Netherlands and Sweden are filled with it meaning so much fun to dig into! Today a book review of the Dutch book Jam and zuur by Philippine Van der Goes and an absolutely wonderful recipe on a spicy peach chutney.
Almost christmas! The different taste and smell that comes to my mind when I think about christmas would be saffron, cinnamon, Seville (bitter) orange, cloves, ginger and lots of different kind of dried fruits and nuts. In other words, high time to start using some of these spices.