Dutch cooks win gold in Moscow

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8 October 2007 MOSCOW – The Koksgilde Netherlands Team was awarded a gold and silver medal at the International Kremlin Culinary Cup in Moscow on Sunday. The gold medal was awarded for the hot plates and the Dutch team won silver for its cold buffets, according to a spokesperson for the team on Sunday. The event took place in Moscow last week.

8 October 2007
 
MOSCOW – The Koksgilde Netherlands Team was awarded a gold and silver medal at the International Kremlin Culinary Cup in Moscow on Sunday. The gold medal was awarded for the hot plates and the Dutch team won silver for its cold buffets, according to a spokesperson for the team on Sunday. The event took place in Moscow last week.  

The three-course dinner with which the Dutch cooks secured the gold medal consisted of a starter of smoked mackerel with melon jelly, the main course was veal sauté and a medley of Dutch vegetables to be followed by a dessert of brownies with baked apples.

 The team won silver with a cold buffet that consisted of a whole range of small Dutch regional dishes.

The competition, in which teams from 26 countries took part, was organised by the international association of cooks. The Dutch victory is an important in the run-up to the IKA International Culinary Olympics of 2008 in Erfurt (Germany) where 2,000 chefs from 33 countries will be competing.

Earlier this month the Dutch chef Toine Smulders of Restaurant ‘Villa Copera' in Tolkamer was proclaimed Europe's best cook.

[Copyright Expatica News + ANP 2007]

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