Pure Parma: Parmigiano Reggiano

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 A stay in Parma would most definitely NOT be complete without a visit to a certified Parmigiano Reggiano and Prosciutto di Parma Factory. Similar to the way that the production of Champagne is very heavily regulated and controlled, so is the production of Parmigiano Reggiano cheese (parmesan cheese) and Prosciutto di Parma (Parma ham). These extremely natural products are produced exclusively … Read More

13 Typical Dutch Foods

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13 Typical Dutch Foods Italy and France are more commonly thought of as the “food epicentres” of Europe, and rightly so, they produce delicious food. However, amongst the hype of the canals, windmills, clogs, tulips and red light districts, the food of The Netherlands can often get overlooked, which is sad. From mini pancakes to salty seafood, hail on bread and … Read More

Say Cheeeessee!! 400 Years of Dutch Tradition at the Alkmaar Cheese Markets

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Alkmaar Cheese Markets

Cheese Markets – 400 Years of Dutch Tradition Say Cheeeesssseee!!! Gouda, Edam, Beemster, Maasdam, Roomano and more!  Along with windmills, bikes, tulips and family; cheese is certainly one of the first things that comes to mind when I think of the Netherlands. A great deal of history and tradition are held in the making of cheese in The Netherlands. From … Read More

Cauliflower Cheese Sauce

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Do you love a good Mac’n’cheese, carbonara or lasagne. But struggle with the dairy? This basic Cauliflower Cheese Sauce is a perfect solution! Just change up the flavourings/herbs and spices to cater for the specific use you choose! Some of my suggestions: Carbonara sauce – stir in some sauteed mushrooms, chopped bacon, garlic and onion. Mac’n’cheese – spice it up … Read More