• Rijst Tafel ( Rice Table )

    Rijst Tafel ( Rice Table )

    Below are some menu samples, ranging from a simple luncheon to the full blown traditional “rijsttafel”. Remember they are only suggestions and you’re free to substitute any dish that takes your liking. Unlike western customs, ...

  • Gevulde Speculaas

    Gevulde Speculaas

    Dutch almond filled spiced cake                   If there is one thing that defines the Holiday Season in the Netherlands, It’s the smell of Speculaas spices. It’s used in a variety of biscuits and ...

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  • Rijst Tafel ( Rice Table )

    Rijst Tafel ( Rice Table )

    Below are some menu samples, ranging from a simple luncheon to the full blown traditional “rijsttafel”. ...
  • Gevulde Speculaas

    Gevulde Speculaas

    Dutch almond filled spiced cake                   If there is one ...
  • AmandelStaaf (Almond Roll)

    AmandelStaaf (Almond Roll)

    Just to show that this site is not exclusively about Indo food, here is a recipe for a traditional Dutch delicacy ...
  • Spekkoek (Lapis Legit)

    Spekkoek (Lapis Legit)

    A legacy of Dutch colonialism, this “thousand layer cake” is often served after the rijsttafel but will ...
  • Ongol-Ongol

    Ongol-Ongol

    A Indonesian sweet. Ingredients: 3 oz Corn starch 6 oz Goela Djawa ( Palm Sugar ) 1/2 a Vanilla stick or Vanilla ...
  • Serundeng

    Serundeng

    Serundeng is a mixture of grated coconut, peanuts, onions and spices. It is sprinkled over your rice to enhance the ...
  • Atjar Bening

    Atjar Bening

    Mixed vegetable pickle. Ingredients:   1 cucumber 1 big carrot 2 big onions 3 red chillies 1 small cabbage ½ ...
  • Sambal Ulek

    Sambal Ulek

    Sambal Ulek – Also know as Sambal Oelek, is the most basic of sambals. Although many variaties of red chilli ...
  • Sambal Badjak

    Sambal Badjak

    This recipe was posted by René in my Guestbook. She got the recipe from her friend Molly Levering, whose’s ...
  • Sambal Trassi

    Sambal Trassi

    With Shrimp paste. Ingredients: 20 red Chillies or Lomboks. 2 teaspoons Salt. 1 teaspoon ground Trassi. ...
  • Below are some menu samples, ranging from a simple luncheon to the full blown traditional “rijsttafel”. Remember they are only suggestions and you’re free to substitute any dish that takes your liking. Unlike western customs, where the starters, main dishes and desserts are served as different courses, with Indonesian meals all dishes are served at...

  • Dutch almond filled spiced cake                   If there is one thing that defines the Holiday Season in the Netherlands, It’s the smell of Speculaas spices. It’s used in a variety of biscuits and cakes but the following recipe is one of my favourites and always goes down...

  • Just to show that this site is not exclusively about Indo food, here is a recipe for a traditional Dutch delicacy sold in the weeks leading up to Christmas. In the Netherlands you would buy the almond paste ready made in the shops but making your own is very simple and quick. It’s flavour does...

  • A legacy of Dutch colonialism, this “thousand layer cake” is often served after the rijsttafel but will do equally well served with the coffee or tea. This is a very rich cake and should be served in thin slices. This recipe was send in by Andrew Anderson, A big thanks !!. Ingredients:   225 gr...

  • A Indonesian sweet. Ingredients: 3 oz Corn starch 6 oz Goela Djawa ( Palm Sugar ) 1/2 a Vanilla stick or Vanilla essence 2 Cups of water pinch of Salt 6 oz grated fresh Coconut Food colouring (optional) Preparation: Use some of the cold water to make a thin paste with the corn starch. Add...