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Happy Birthday Dad – 90 years young today June 8 2018

Our Father, Opa, Husband, and brother is celebrating his 90th Birthday today. He was born in Badehoevedorp Holland on June 8, 1918.  In 1955 he emigrated to the United States directly to Grand Rapids, Michigan.   We give thanks for 90 years of faithfulness, for 90...

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Graduation Party Ideas

Looking for graduation party ideas?  Peters Gourmet Market is the place to find all kinds of great ideas for your graduation party. We have twenty one individual M&M colors available to purchase by the pound so you can get just the right amount for your party.  Match...

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Gezellig

What is the meaning of Gezellig? It's a feeling you just cannot translate.  The term encompasses the heart of Dutch culture.   Now it's a mug you can give to your Dutch friends.  We have created a series of coffee mugs with Gezellig on them that will make anyone you...

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Where was licorice candy invented?

Ever wonder where was licorice candy was invented? Would it surprise you to know that there are records of licorice being consumed by the Pharaohs, Alexander the Great and Roman Emperors? In those days it was more often consumed as a liquid rather than food, but its...

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Nasi Goreng – Indonesian Fried Rice

One of our favorite dishes to serve is Nasi Goreng.  Literally translated from Indonesian, Nasi Goreng means fried rice.  Like many rice based cultures the Indonesian people began frying rice to preserve it for later consumption.  Nasi Goreng was traditional made for...

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Stuff Dutch People

We now offer the the Stuff Dutch People... series of books. All four books are authored by Colleen Geske. Stuff Dutch People Like Stuff Dutch People Like is a study of all things orange. It investigates and highlight the idiosyncrasies of the Dutch culture and their...

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Dutch Chocolate Sprinkles

Hagelslag Dutch chocolate sprinkles, or hagelslag, is a treat that originated in the Netherlands where those deliciously sweet sprinkles that are available in a wide variety of tempting colors and flavors. Hagelslag is not only a hit with Dutch children, it’s...

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Making Oliebollen Easy

An Oliebollen is a traditional Dutch food usually prepared at New Years. The word Oliebollen translates in to oil spheres or balls.  They are  a variety of dumpling made by using an ice cream scoop or two spoons to scoop the dough and drop it into a deep fryer filled...

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Poffertjes

Poffertjes are a traditional Dutch treat. Resembling small, fluffy pancakes, they are made with yeast and buckwheat flour. Unlike American pancakes, they have a light, spongy texture. Typically, poffertjes are served with powdered sugar and butter, and sometimes syrup...

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M&M’s Colorworks

Are you celebrating a graduation and want a special treat that matches your school colors?  Well then M&M's Colorworks is a great idea for color coordinated party favors or snack bowls.  We stock twenty one different colors and if those colors don't work you we can...

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