Where I bought bread in the Netherlands (street market)
Where you can buy wonderful bread: http://www.stoepje.nl/, and this bread in particular: Nuts Raisins Parade bread.
From the Dutch markets: Nut dark chocolate bark, craisin white chocolate bark, salty licorice (zoute drop), and Nuts Raisins Parade bread:
Bread with shaved cheese (sorry, a couple bites are missing from the bread)
Appetizers ready to go out to the Amsterdam houseboat deck
An Indonesian and Tibetan restaurant in Amsterdam, Tashi Deleg, Reviews, Location:
Rijstaffel (“pronounced rice stoffel”), an Indonesian dish, Amsterdam. These mini delicacies are just accompaniment to the main dish.
A little chicken roll, Tibetan
Appetizers and sauces
Cheese shop, Amsterdam
- Na Siam, Amsterdam:
Na Siam Thai restaurant in Amsterdam, on Kerkstraat
Thai food, spicy beef (on the right) and chicken pad thai (left)
At the restaurant in the Opera Garnier, Paris
Grey Goose is the house vodka!
Can life get any better?
Green pea soup (cold) with cream. Sounds odd, but is really, really good. Goat cheese on toast. Sounds good, and it is. Very. That’s a basil leaf on top.
Tomato jam, mozzarella, bonito and basil sorbet. Unbelievably good.
Oh, the French and their butter. Yes, this was excellent.
Rolls: fresh, sour, warm enough to melt the butter, delicious.
Deep fried celeriac, a side dish to the flank steak
Flank steak on celeriac puree, as tender as filet mignon
We had the souffle. OMG, that’s all I can say.
Maison Robert, near L’Avenue des Champs Elysees:
Crepe des Fruites Maison Robert, delicious, but… this crepe and 2 cups of tea, $40 American? Mais non!!
A waffle from a stand in Keukenhoff Gardens (delicious!)
A simple meal on the deck of 38 L’Avenue de la Bourdenais:
French butter, doux (sweet)
First, apply the butter.
Then apply the brie.
All that and a bottle of wine… less than $10. Hint: when in France, buy bread, butter, cheese and wine. They all must be subsidized or something! Then dine at your hotel or apartment.