Category Archives: Dushi

630. Curaçao’s Obsession with 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 Obsession with 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. Curaçao Food Magic

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. Curaçao Food Magic

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. Curaçao’s Coconut Candy

‘Kokada’ freshly grated coconut patties held together in a sugar syrup, tinted with food coloring for a festive look, should not to be confused with the more popular gooey coconut macaroon or hard Vietnamese ‘kẹo dừa’. Typically sold as colorful

650. Curaçao’s Coconut Candy

‘Kokada’ freshly grated coconut patties held together in a sugar syrup, tinted with food coloring for a festive look, should not to be confused with the more popular gooey coconut macaroon or hard Vietnamese ‘kẹo dừa’. Typically sold as colorful

728. Curaçao Sorghum

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. Curaçao Sorghum

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. Curaçao Passover Charoset

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. Curaçao Passover Charoset

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. Curaçao Bread Pudding

Irela Girigori-Panneflek writes: “I’d  like to contribute by adding the ‘boyo or bolo di pan’ (Curaçao’s version of 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

740. Curaçao Bread Pudding

Irela Girigori-Panneflek writes: “I’d  like to contribute by adding the ‘boyo or bolo di pan’ (Curaçao’s version of 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

762. Dushi Dates

Standup Paddleboard with your favorite dushi through Curaçao’s 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 Love Beach.

762. Dushi Dates

Standup Paddleboard with your favorite dushi through Curaçao’s 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 Love Beach.