Posts Tagged: Alice Acherman

686. Johnny Cakes a.k.a Journey Cakes

These fluffy-fried, golden-sweet, semi-flattened spheres of pure goodness are mostly found at snèks (snack bars) in Curaçao and are fair game for breakfast, lunch or dinner. They’re perfectly fine on their own or stuffed with Dutch cheese, ham, worst dushi (sweet salami), worst salú (savory salami), chicken,

686. Johnny Cakes a.k.a Journey Cakes

These fluffy-fried, golden-sweet, semi-flattened spheres of pure goodness are mostly found at snèks (snack bars) in Curaçao and are fair game for breakfast, lunch or dinner. They’re perfectly fine on their own or stuffed with Dutch cheese, ham, worst dushi (sweet salami), worst salú (savory salami), chicken,

695. You’ve lived in Curaçao when… (Part 2)

You forgot someone’s name? Just call them ‘Dushi’…! You’re not surprised when you get ‘bon pasku’ weeks after Christmas… You order Polar ‘ku kup di eis’ (= with a cup of ice) You understand that ‘don’t drink and drive’ means

695. You’ve lived in Curaçao when… (Part 2)

You forgot someone’s name? Just call them ‘Dushi’…! You’re not surprised when you get ‘bon pasku’ weeks after Christmas… You order Polar ‘ku kup di eis’ (= with a cup of ice) You understand that ‘don’t drink and drive’ means

894. The Amazing Talent of José Maria Capricorne

José Maria Capricorne was born in Otrobanda on Christmas Day 1932 to working-class entrepreneurial parents; his father owned a carpentry business. His mother owned a plantation. His childhood in Otrobanda was spent amidst cobblers and tailors, authors and musicians. But

894. The Amazing Talent of José Maria Capricorne

José Maria Capricorne was born in Otrobanda on Christmas Day 1932 to working-class entrepreneurial parents; his father owned a carpentry business. His mother owned a plantation. His childhood in Otrobanda was spent amidst cobblers and tailors, authors and musicians. But