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Christmas Cookies

By | 2019-12-03T10:48:03-08:00 December 4th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Christmas is still a while away, but that doesn't mean we can't start some Holiday baking. For some reason anything Christmas just tastes better than regular, so here are some recipes for you to try out over the next several weeks! Deliciousness guaranteed ;) Caramel Filled Chocolate Crinkle Cookies Peppermint Bark Fudge Gingerbread Fudge Whipped Shortbread [...]

One Pot Meals: Sausage, Cabbage & Potato Supper

By | 2019-11-26T14:49:25-08:00 November 27th, 2019|Categories: Blog, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

As I was hunting for another one pot recipe to try out, I stumbled into this one. It reminded me of a cabbage dish my mom used to make, so I wanted to see if it compared. Turns out it was quite a bit different, but equally as tasty. It's the perfect heartiness of a home [...]

One Pot Meals: Enchilada Rice Casserole

By | 2019-11-18T06:57:22-08:00 November 20th, 2019|Categories: Blog, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , |

"Nothing is better for a man than that he should eat and drink, and that his soul should enjoy good in his labour" -Ecclesiastes 2:24 Introducing the simplest Mexican dinner! I love this recipe 1) because I get to point out the new enchilada sauce in our recently developed Mexican section (located in the international foods [...]

Sinterklaas: The Dutch Tradition

By | 2019-11-18T08:02:45-08:00 November 18th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , |

Sinterklaas is celebrated in the Netherlands on December 5th or 6th. It's the time when sinterklaas (Saint Nicholas) visits and brings gifts for the kids. Sounds familiar right? Actually though, this holiday has a history from where the tradition started. Saint Nicholas was a man who went around towns and gave gifts to children. He became [...]

One Pot Meals: Creamy Cajun Chicken Pasta

By | 2019-11-21T13:17:33-08:00 November 13th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

I am not a big fan of spicy, but knowing there are a lot of people who are I looked for a recipe that would make anyone happy. I found this one pot recipe from budget bytes and am so in love. The spice is not overbearing, but there enough to notice the flavour it adds. [...]

One Pot Meals: Red Lentil Chili

By | 2019-11-05T17:31:18-08:00 November 6th, 2019|Categories: Blog, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

"November is usually such a disagreeable month... as if the year had suddenly found out that she was growing old and could do nothing but weep and fret over it." - Anne of Green Gables Welcome the cold weather with warm food! This entire month of November beginning today we will feature one pot meals on [...]

British Groceries at a Dutch store? You bet!

By | 2019-11-04T14:19:50-08:00 August 19th, 2019|Categories: Blog, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , |

Wait, aren't you exclusively Dutch??? Nope! We also have Indonesian, Indian, Thai, South African, and Italian products! Yes, our roots are in Holland, but we have an entire International grocery selection from all over the world. The diversity in our grocery section is why it's so unique. That's also why we now also carry a selection [...]

WEIRD (YET IRRESISTIBLE) FOOD PAIRINGS

By | 2018-05-07T14:21:52-08:00 May 7th, 2018|Categories: Blog, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , |

We all have strange food combos we make at home. You might be partial to bacon and banana, or even avocado and jam. Well, it's time to put aside our egos and celebrate all weird food combos. We’ve gathered the top 5 best and strangest yet most delicious food pairings you can imagine. From burgers and [...]

Making Mozza!

By | 2018-04-23T08:44:13-08:00 April 23rd, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , |

Over the weekend I decided to try one of our new cheese making kits. I have ALWAYS wanted to try making cheese, and I could hardly wait to get home to give it a go (I know foodies out there can relate!). For the first batch I followed the directions in the kit to the "T", [...]