We think this is actually the best way to enjoy wine, with friends and with good food. We unconsciously know that we are feeling well when surrounded by friends, great food and well produced wine. There are over 190 professional wine makers in The Netherlands! Dutch quality Wine!
When aromas of freshly baked warm bread float into your nostrils, creating a longing for uncut, round Middle Age artisan breads, you might be in the neighborhood of BBROOD. Especially while walking in the lively ‘De Pijp’, near the AlbertCuyp Market, you easily smell your way to this corner shop.
On Sunday, November 15th ‘Power to the Pieper’ celebrates the harvesting of the potatoes with the event ‘Heel Holland Poft’. There is a lot of attention for the so-called super foods and many other food hypes that we sometimes forget about our national Dutch staple food the POTATO, super-food pur sang with lots of nutritional value.
Lunch with a very tasty Dutch sandwich? We like to introduce you to our Pekel & Pickles Sandwich which is listed as one of the favorites of ConsumingPassions. We love to eat in with a delicious artisan brewed Dutch beer.
WELLNESS TIP: Moving into colder and wet weather, we transition between being outdoors to being more indoors. We should drink hot fluids, more specifically, hot teas. We use spices as a flavor to a main dish, but we can also spice up our tea! Autumn is the perfect season for hot, spiced teas.
From 9 November you can buy tickets for the best food documentaries selected by the IDFA (International Film Festival Amsterdam). On the 28th of November 2015, the Film Food Festival provides Q&A’s with filmmakers, producers and other experts about these must seen food docs. The Film Festival pays special attention to the topic Meat. Interesting!!!
Trend and insight network LS:N Global talks about the authenticity bubble which is about to burst. But is also good to see that some brands are not taking themselves so seriously. We still do look for craft and authenticity but brands have diluted the meaning.
De Pasteibakkerij a small workplace for handmade charcuterie in which they process mostly ‘obsolescent’ parts of pigs that have been brought up with old-fashioned decency. They also make delicious sausages, terrines, rillettes and more, prepared with meat from animals that roam freely or are caught in the wild.
We should be asking ourselves what we have given up by supporting the mass production of foods. Mass production and standardization of food production have not just deprived us of this rich variety, but of real food.
A standout in this creative neighborhood of Amsterdam, in between car showrooms, creative agencies and local producers. Bar Brasserie Jefferson is everything you’d hope for in a neighborhood bar and brasserie; classy dishes, friendly staff and new local drinks.