Category Archives: Dushi

630. Curaçao’s Favorite Candy: Black Licorice (Dutch Drop)

My aunt Rita Mendes-Flohr captures the essence of ‘drop’ in Crossing Borders: Speaking Papiamentu en route to Curaçao during a layover in Amsterdam’s Schiphol Airport: I search for a shop that sells every possible variety of drop – salted licorice – by weight,

630. Curaçao’s Favorite Candy: Black Licorice (Dutch Drop)

My aunt Rita Mendes-Flohr captures the essence of ‘drop’ in Crossing Borders: Speaking Papiamentu en route to Curaçao during a layover in Amsterdam’s Schiphol Airport: I search for a shop that sells every possible variety of drop – salted licorice – by weight,

640. Where the Curaçao Food Magic happens

Where to find authentic krioyo soul cooking in Curaçao? Look no further than Plasa Bieu, Punda’s Cafeteria (also known as Marshé Bieu; Old Market). In fact, in a recent survey among this website’s Facebook fans Plasa Bieu won ‘Best Meal Under $10’. The eggshell blue building is open

640. Where the Curaçao Food Magic happens

Where to find authentic krioyo soul cooking in Curaçao? Look no further than Plasa Bieu, Punda’s Cafeteria (also known as Marshé Bieu; Old Market). In fact, in a recent survey among this website’s Facebook fans Plasa Bieu won ‘Best Meal Under $10’. The eggshell blue building is open

650. Kokada (Curaçao-style Coconut Candy)

Curaçao’s Coco Balentien (29) has broken Japan’s single-season HR record (55) hitting his 56th and 57th HR on Sunday, September 15, 2013!!! Coco’s journey is particularly inspiring – and not just because he’s from tiny little Curaçao – but because he was

650. Kokada (Curaçao-style Coconut Candy)

Curaçao’s Coco Balentien (29) has broken Japan’s single-season HR record (55) hitting his 56th and 57th HR on Sunday, September 15, 2013!!! Coco’s journey is particularly inspiring – and not just because he’s from tiny little Curaçao – but because he was

728. Our Sorghum Grows Against the Grain

Sometimes referred to as milo, in India: jowar, in Curaçao: maishi chikí (literally: small corn), sorghum (cereal grain) originated in Africa about 5,000 years ago. Drought and heat tolerant, sorghum is considered a staple food in dry, arid regions. Those of us living in the US and Europe

728. Our Sorghum Grows Against the Grain

Sometimes referred to as milo, in India: jowar, in Curaçao: maishi chikí (literally: small corn), sorghum (cereal grain) originated in Africa about 5,000 years ago. Drought and heat tolerant, sorghum is considered a staple food in dry, arid regions. Those of us living in the US and Europe

737. Passover Charoset and Bolo Pretu (Bride’s Fruit Cake)

Last week I found myself making a Passover favorite, Garosa (Charoset), just like my mama and her mama and her mama and her mama before her. Meant to symbolize the sticky-and-strong mortar Hebrew slaves used to build clay bricks in Egypt

737. Passover Charoset and Bolo Pretu (Bride’s Fruit Cake)

Last week I found myself making a Passover favorite, Garosa (Charoset), just like my mama and her mama and her mama and her mama before her. Meant to symbolize the sticky-and-strong mortar Hebrew slaves used to build clay bricks in Egypt

740. Boyo or Bolo di Pan (Bread Pudding)

Irela Girigori-Panneflek writes: “I’d  like to contribute by adding the ‘boyo or bolo di pan’ (krioyo bread pudding), a delicious treat form the Curaçao kitchen. Made with bread, milk, eggs, raisins or small chopped prunes and sometimes with crystallized fruits, but I prefer it without

740. Boyo or Bolo di Pan (Bread Pudding)

Irela Girigori-Panneflek writes: “I’d  like to contribute by adding the ‘boyo or bolo di pan’ (krioyo bread pudding), a delicious treat form the Curaçao kitchen. Made with bread, milk, eggs, raisins or small chopped prunes and sometimes with crystallized fruits, but I prefer it without

762. Romantic Dates Krioyo Style

Stand Up Paddleboard with your favorite dushi through our mangrove-covered Tunnel of Love… Stay a while… no one’s watching! Let Captain Goodlife Obersi take you and your dushi to our stunning Blue Room… He can also drop you off at our secluded

762. Romantic Dates Krioyo Style

Stand Up Paddleboard with your favorite dushi through our mangrove-covered Tunnel of Love… Stay a while… no one’s watching! Let Captain Goodlife Obersi take you and your dushi to our stunning Blue Room… He can also drop you off at our secluded