Philips Art Deco Bakelite Radio - 1933 - made in Holland

Art Deco Philips Bakelite Radio - 1933 - Made in Holland - Art Deco Furniture methuselahpalooza

the Hague

The Hague, Museum Mauritshuis, Tower office of our Prime Minister, Parliament buildings

The famous "poffertjes"

I have a cast iron poffertjes pan. Even my second generation Aussie kids make them.


one of my favorite things about the Netherlands; waffle cookies filled with caramel; set them over a hot cup of tea and the caramel softens to perfection"

Oliebollen, traditionally served around New Year's.

Oliebollen -"No new years eve will ever be complete without this doughnut-like pastry that’s so firmly embedded into our Dutch culture.This is one of the better oliebollen recipes out there.

The milkmaid, Johannes Vermeer, ca. 1660

"The Milkmaid ("De Melkmeid" or "Het Melkmeisje"), sometimes called "The Kitchen Maid," is an oil-on-canvas painting by the Dutch artist Johannes Vermeer/Vermeer van Delft. It is housed in the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam, Netherlands.

Tradition: every year on "prinsjesdag" (budget day) the golden carriage brings our royal family to Den Haag ~ Ridderzaal

Tradition: every year on "Prinsjesdag" (budget day) the "Gouden Koets" (golden carriage) brings our royal family to Den Haag, Ridderzaal.

Hagelslag (Chocolate Sprinkles) for breakfast.

My mum was born in the Netherlands and so I grew up with a Dutch influence. Every Christmas my Oma (grandmother) made croquettes. And as I grew up we also enjoyed other delicacies that I decided to hunt down during our stay in the motherland (literally).