Lovely and sweet in a double sense. Lovely, wonderful and sweet colours. A sweet heart. And the sweets must taste sweet.


on adorait ces quartiers de fruits : orange ou citron


I just to lick all the icing off the cookies first. I guess that is why they call them lik koekjes.


As a little girl visiting Holland, my Oma would take me with her into the travelling corner store, and she would buy me a bag of these candies. Now, many decades later, I always think of her when I see or eat these.

Homemade gumdrops - Bakerella.

Homemade Gumdrops: Goodie Goodie Gumdrops 4 Tbsp gelatin (that’s about 6 envelopes) 1 cup cold water 1 cups boiling water 4 cups sugar tsp flavored extract like lemon or peppermint drops food coloring (I used four colors) extra sugar for coating

De snoepwinkel.

In the sweet shop where everything was weighed on the scales into a paper bag

Lekkere snoepjes.

Lekkere snoepjes.