Tasty Tuesday: Belgian Waffles

When someone mentions a ‘Belgian waffle’ they usually mean a Brussels waffle. However, that one isn't the sole famous Belgian waffle. Another, maybe even better known waffle for the Belgians is the Liège waffle. You can find the waffles at

Ideas are not crimes: Launch of Scholars at Risk Europe

Scholars at Risk, a network of higher education institutions helping threatened scholars, launched a European office last week. The launch took place at the European Parliament and was followed by a roundtable discussion on academic freedom. Invited speakers highlighted that

Tasty Tuesday – Dutch tompouce

A pastry that’s known to every true Dutchie, but probably less familiar to foreigners. When visiting the Netherlands you will find them in every bakery window or supermarket. Crispy with a creamy filling, the shiny pink coating on top (which,

Tasty Tuesday – Dutch Pepernoten

The pepernoot (literally translated: ‘pepper nut’) is a famous spiced cookies that is eaten in the Netherlands when ‘Sinterklaas’ comes to our country every year in November and December. Sinterklaas is a national holiday, specially for children, and celebrated grandly.
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