Owner of Holland House

Holland House brings a piece of the Netherlands to Sydney

During the weekdays, Smithfield, a southwestern suburb of Sydney, is a roaming ground for large trucks that are making pick up and drop off deliveries for nearby industrial business parks. On the weekends, the roads become secluded, but that’s also when Holland House is at its busiest. Husband and wife John and Anita van Altena have been running Holland House, a Dutch retail store and … Continue reading Holland House brings a piece of the Netherlands to Sydney

Sri Lankan cuisine

Around the world: Sri Lankan

The question many people have about Sri Lankan cuisine is whether it’s similar to Indian food or not. Yes there are similarities in the way both nations love curry and rice, but that’s about it. Other staples to Sri Lankan cuisine are coconut, and native tropical fruits and vegetables, which are regularly used to make chutneys, pickles and sambol. Sri Lankan cuisine is a melting … Continue reading Around the world: Sri Lankan