Posts Tagged: Louis Philippe Römer

606. Ponche Crema (‘Punch with Creme’) for the Holidays

Curaçao’s version of eggnog is originally of Venezuelan descent. Though recipes vary by family — much like it’s savory companion, the Ayaka — main ingredients typically include milk, eggs, sugar, rum, and other minor ingredients such as vanilla, nutmeg, cinnamon, and

606. Ponche Crema (‘Punch with Creme’) for the Holidays

Curaçao’s version of eggnog is originally of Venezuelan descent. Though recipes vary by family — much like it’s savory companion, the Ayaka — main ingredients typically include milk, eggs, sugar, rum, and other minor ingredients such as vanilla, nutmeg, cinnamon, and

682. Bòmbòshi: One Awesome Word, Many Meanings

The first “Keep Calm and Carry On” appeared on a World War II-era British public safety poster, commissioned by the temporary Ministry of Information of England in 1939. The slogan was tucked away for many years then experienced a major

682. Bòmbòshi: One Awesome Word, Many Meanings

The first “Keep Calm and Carry On” appeared on a World War II-era British public safety poster, commissioned by the temporary Ministry of Information of England in 1939. The slogan was tucked away for many years then experienced a major

704. Catholic Churches of Curaçao

This majestic photo of Misa di Willibrordus by awesome photographer Brett Russel popped up in my Instagram feed today and created an immediate pang of homesickness… while jauntily crossing 14th Street in Manhattan (clutching my iPhone, of course). Funny thing is I’m actually not

704. Catholic Churches of Curaçao

This majestic photo of Misa di Willibrordus by awesome photographer Brett Russel popped up in my Instagram feed today and created an immediate pang of homesickness… while jauntily crossing 14th Street in Manhattan (clutching my iPhone, of course). Funny thing is I’m actually not

726. Kadushi (Candle Cactus) Soup

Kadushi (candle cactus) is among our most abundant natural resource, so our resourceful grandinan (literally: big ones) invented this delicious, recipe to reap its healthy, organic, energetic benefits… spines, not included! Not to be confused with another slippery favorite, Guiambo (okra soup) — 1. Head

726. Kadushi (Candle Cactus) Soup

Kadushi (candle cactus) is among our most abundant natural resource, so our resourceful grandinan (literally: big ones) invented this delicious, recipe to reap its healthy, organic, energetic benefits… spines, not included! Not to be confused with another slippery favorite, Guiambo (okra soup) — 1. Head

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

744. Pan Será (‘Closed’ Bread)

Pan Será dates back to a time when there were no bakeries outside of Willemstad (Bandariba), in Bandabou.  So people would bake their own bread in fòrnu di klenku (outdoor stone ovens). The frugal recipe calls for minimal yeast, so the bread

744. Pan Será (‘Closed’ Bread)

Pan Será dates back to a time when there were no bakeries outside of Willemstad (Bandariba), in Bandabou.  So people would bake their own bread in fòrnu di klenku (outdoor stone ovens). The frugal recipe calls for minimal yeast, so the bread

750. 7 Lucky Rules (Part 2)

1. Don’t crawl, your mother might pass away. 2. Black butterflies signal looming death; chase them out of the house ASAP! 3. To prevent evil eye, never say that a newborn baby is cute! (Newborns are ugly no matter what)

750. 7 Lucky Rules (Part 2)

1. Don’t crawl, your mother might pass away. 2. Black butterflies signal looming death; chase them out of the house ASAP! 3. To prevent evil eye, never say that a newborn baby is cute! (Newborns are ugly no matter what)