Welcome back to my little corner of the internet! Do you know when you first try a new food and you are not impressed, but the more you eat it and the more you grow fond of it? Well, this happened to me with Kimchi. My very first encounter with Kimchi was when I was… Continue reading Homemade Kimchi for Beginners – Extremely addictive!
Good evening, Raffies! Today we are going to Vietnam and enjoying a very simple, but delicious dish: fried tilapia with green mango, in Vietnamese Cá rô phi chiên giòn chấm mắm xoài xanh. I have always thought the Vietnamese was really fascinating, because of its strong French influence in its dishes. Vietnam used to be… Continue reading Day 194: Vietnam and Fried Tilapia with Green Mango
Selamat malam, Raffies! Did you have a nice Saturday? Here in the Netherlands it was finally sunny and warm. I enjoyed my afternoon getting my season pass for swimming and enjoying the sun in the garden. Today it's time to go to Indonesia! We are making the dish of my childhood. As my mom used… Continue reading Day 79: Indonesia and Mie Goreng
Happy Easter Monday! In Italy there is this lovely tradition to have a picnic on this day, or even have, usually the first, barbecue of the season. And I still remember that usually it would be raining exactly on this day. So it was no surprise that here in the Netherlands the weather was not… Continue reading Day 60: Fiji and Fijian Curry
Hello, Raffies! Today we enjoyed a wonderful spring day. My husband kept himself busy with gardening and landscaping, his newly found passion. I was patient enough to take him to the store and patiently wait for him to finish his shopping. China is today's country. There are so many different dishes and so many wonderful… Continue reading Day 37: China and Mapo Tofu