Monthly Archives: August 2011

Beer mac & cheese and those ubiquitous Dutch spareribs.

Beer macaroni & cheese.  I only had Leffe blond in the fridge.  I’d pick a stronger beer next time, although I was surprised and pleased at how prominent the beery flavor was.  So delicious with cheese.  This was a typical … Continue reading

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Salmon with mango sauce.

One of my favorite salmon recipes, although I had mango puree and not actual mango, so the result is a sauce as opposed to a salsa.  Served with spicy roasted potatoes and haricots vert.  Paired with Rose’s lime cordial and … Continue reading

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Pad see ew.

Pad see ew.  Sourced excellent fresh tofu and bok choy from a market in Chinatown.  It’s pretty much just a stir fry of tofu, bok choy, and scrambled eggs with fish sauce, soy sauce, and lime juice.

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My idea of touristy stuff is… to go to the library?

I don’t like to take touristy photos, but then that also means I can’t really show that I’m in the Netherlands and all my friends back home wonder what the hell I did all summer.  I’m pretty adamant on not … Continue reading

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Opinions and observations about living in Den Haag, many food-related

Things I like: being able to bike everywhere train/tram goes pretty much everywhere as well biking in the rain [aimlessly] finding new cafes/restaurants/grocery stores the Peace Palace location of my apartment the people I meet lots of greenery, waterways, and … Continue reading

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Zuni Cafe’s spaghetti with clams.

Zuni Cafe’s spaghetti with clams and tomatoes.  It took me a while to find the clams because all the markets wanted to sell them by the kilo.  Luckily, during my bike ride to Scheveningen, I stopped by the main Simonis … Continue reading

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Poor grad student meals is now Poor unpaid intern meals.

Buying produce or meat by weight is tricky here because I have to convert everything in my head to understand how cheap/expensive it is relative to what I buy at home.  Most butchers and fish markets seem to list prices … Continue reading

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