Category Archives: FOOD

🎁 On the 12th day of Christmas ▶ A Staatsliedenbuurt story

On the 12th day of Christmas, Broadcast Amsterdam gives to you … a streetfood story in Staatsliedenbuurt ▶

Our community of filmmakers visit one of the new Amsterdam streetfood kiosks in the Staatsliedenbuurt and meet Steff Veldkamp who was raised in the area and now runs Vleesch Noch Visch.

Filmmakers:
David Djindjikhachvili & Aimilia Mouzaki

This feature was first broadcast on Amsterdam’s Salto 2 TV channel before our SO DAM LOCAL tv show and is now released online as part of our 12 Days of Christmas celebration.

© Broadcast Amsterdam 2016

🎁 On the 10th day of Christmas ▶ a local Luistervink harvest

On the 10th day of Christmas, Broadcast Amsterdam gives to you … our harvest visit to Luistervink community garden back in Autumn ▶

A year ago if you had asked me about plants, I didn’t know anything … I would have killed any plant that you put in front of me, and now I’m growing my own food

Mike, volunteer

This feature was first broadcast on Amsterdam’s Salto 2 TV channel on 27.10.16 as part of SO DAM LOCAL tv show, produced by Broadcast Amsterdam, and is now released online as part of our 12 Days of Christmas celebration.

© Broadcast Amsterdam 2016

🎁 On the 2nd day of Christmas ▶ a Bloody Mary dumpling demo

On the 2nd day of Christmas, Broadcast Amsterdam gives to you … a bloody mary dumpling demo from Pinch▶

Our SO DAM LOCAL team met up with Megan Vasco, founder of Pinch, an Amsterdam food pop-up specialising in fusion dumplings. Megan shows us how she makes their special Bloody Mary Dumplings and shares the exciting next steps for her business – getting stocked in the local supermarket. (Part #2 of two interviews with Megan.)

This interview was first broadcast on Amsterdam’s Salto 2 TV channel on 1.12.16 as part of SO DAM LOCAL tv show, produced by Broadcast Amsterdam, and has been released online as part of our 12 Days of Christmas celebration.

© Broadcast Amsterdam 2016

Story of a food start up, Pinch

We chatted with the founder of food pop-up Pinch about starting up a food business in Amsterdam. This film premiered on our SO DAM LOCAL TV show earlier this month but you can now watch it online …

Autumn season in production

Yes, that’s right. Broadcast Amsterdam has been busy working on new TV and videos to premiere this autumn on local TV and YouTube. Watch this space. (And don’t forget to follow us on social media and subscribe to our YouTube channel or you might miss all the fun … )

 

Pinch in production

Week 48 running order on Salto 1 TV

collage Wk48, 24.11.15 Salto mix

Running order for our Broadcast Amsterdam Mix on Salto 1, week 48, starting Tuesday 20:00-20:30 and repeated throughout the week … our last new mix of the current season!

  • Richy Sheehy takes to the stage in a brand new Dam Funny episode shot at Nutty Anita’s on 5.11.15. Richy riffs on all sorts including, running in heels and some dog psychology (5 mins).
  • A chat with Elmo from the echte Nederlandse food truck, Hete Bliksem; a brand new So Dam Local feature and a follow up to our Streetfood Revolution feature from last season. (5 mins).
  • Greg Shapiro recounts his epiphany moment playing Monopoly  in another brand new Dam Funny episode shot at Nutty Anita’s on 5.11.15 (5 mins).
  • Amsterdam Derby Dames: our interview and film about our successful local roller derby team,  an archive feature from the So Dam Local team (5 mins).
  • Atomic Spices: a chat with expat entrepreneur Carol Tarr and a seasonal spiced cider recipe, an archive feature from So Dam Local (8 mins).

We broadcast on Amsterdam’s Salto 1 TV channel (Ziggo/UPC channel 37), also streamed online (may need a plug in).

Broadcast Amsterdam is back on TV for a short run during Oct-Nov 2015 bringing you a mix of new stuff for autumn, mixed in with some highlights you might have missed from previous season. And a few bloopers just for fun.

We’ll add the new segments to our YouTube channel shortly after broadcast. Follow us/subscribe to stay up to date.

DOK | Amsterdam’s city beaches #3

 

Our SO DAM LOCAL team check out DOK at the Houthavens, West, part #3 of a mini-series on Amsterdam’s many city beaches, just right for your ‘So Dam Local summer’.

dokamsterdam.nl

De Kapel @ Kleine Blijburg | Amsterdam’s city beaches #2


Our SO DAM LOCAL team check out the De Kapel @ Kleine Blijburg, part #2 of a mini-series on Amsterdam’s many city beaches, just right for your ‘So Dam Local summer’.

blijburg.nl

A visit to Pllek city beach, Amsterdam



Our SO DAM LOCAL team check out the Pllek city beach, part #1 of a mini-series on Amsterdam’s many city beaches, just right for your ‘So Dam Local summer’.

pllek.nl

Kanen bij de Kachel this March – munch by the fire

Titus from Kanen bij de Kachel (‘munching by the fire’ = a loose translation) tells us about the idea behind this special, spring ‘kanen’ event to bring Amsterdammers together over good food, drink and music – every Thursday in March.

Filmmaker: Cathy Leung

Music: ‘Marsh Fire’ by Jeanne Rouwendaal @ Grote Prijs van Nederland Finale, Paradiso Amsterdam

LINKS:
facebook.com/kanenbijdekachel
kanen.nl

First broadcast on So Dam Local on Salto 1 TV earlier this week.

Milestone for What’s Up Amsterdam

This week’s TV version of What’s Up Amsterdam coincided with the 100 edition of the original audio WUA podast and they celebrated with a few special guests. Congratulations to Nate & Jonathan x

Join the Streetfood Revolution!

We aired our new short film on Amsterdam’s Streetfood Revolution on So Dam Local earlier this week. If you didn’t catch it on TV,  it’s now on our Youtube channel (see below).

If you support the campaign for healthier and more diverse street food options for the city of Amsterdam, you can join the Streetfood Revolution by adding your name to the online petition, here: http://petities.nl/petitie/geef-streetfood-een-kans

Dinnertime for Amsterdam’s homeless

So Dam Local took part in ‘Koken in een andere keuken’ run by Amsterdam Verbindt at the Stoelen Project, a homeless shelter off the Marnixstraat in Amsterdam. The team cooked dinner for 45-50 homeless people and organiser, Hennie Heijmans, popped by to explain more about the scheme and how it connects those who are well off with those in need. This feature was first broadcast on Amsterdam’s Salto 1 TV channel on 18.11.14 on So Dam Local TV show, produced by Stichting Broadcast Amsterdam. Director & Editor: Cathy Leung

Links:
amsterdamverbindt.nl
kokenineenanderekeuken.nl

Amsterdam through a glass

Screen Shot 2014-06-10 at 15.54.02Watch the film here.

So we set ourselves the task of discovering and rating the micro breweries of Amsterdam. Tough, huh?! Well obviously we couldn’t visit everyone so we chose four, from one of the newest to probably the founding father of the craft brewing scene in Amsterdam. We started in the west, at Oedipus. They only just finished their crowdfunding campaign to set up their brew pub, so it wasn’t open to the public however you can find their beers all around Amsterdam in various bars and delicatessens, just look for the beautiful labels. I think it is safe to say that the tasting panel found their beers to be the most interesting to drink, layered as they are with various different aromatics and hops. Of all the beers we drank these were the driest and fairly bitter but with complex flavours. The standout for me was the ThaiThai Triple, a sweetish but spicy beer.

Next up, De Bekeerde Suster. This is located just off the nieuwemarkt, and was a bit of a revelation for me. In an area dominated by tourists looking for coffeeshops and the temptations of the red light district, here is a beautiful old bar, serving beer brewed on the premises. The affable Wesley took us through their selection of beers including the seasonal special spring beer. It was a mixed reaction from us but whilst not getting the complexity of flavours that we had at Oedipus they were nevertheless good beers and the surroundings were definitely worth the trip.

Now, if you have spent anytime in Amsterdam I’m sure you would have heard of the next place we visited, Brouwerij ‘tIj. A landmark on the Amsterdam skyline, the windmill sits above an atmospheric pub. Lining the walls are hundreds of bottles of beer and sitting at the tables a lively crowd of young and old. Watch the film for an explanation of how the brewery was founded and the inspiration behind their labels. As for the beers, you could tell these guys know what they are doing and how to brew a great belgium style beer. Classic for me is the Zatte, their original brew and complex flavours without being overly bitter or sweet.

By this point things were getting a little loose! 3 pubs in, 3 beers in each, you’ll understand why! But we made it to Troost the newest location in Amsterdam. Open only 3 months, the setting is radically different from the others. Whilst it won’t hurt anyone to say that the other three are run by men with a passion and probably beards, Troost is much sleeker. They have their brewery onsite as well though, manned by a passionate guy in overalls just as in the other pubs, but here the restaurant was very much a restaurant and not just an add on. They are very proud of their burgers and have breweed their beers to accompany these, although they are also developing various other varieties such as saison, bok and triple. We weren’t that overwhelmed it has to be said by the location or the beer but we didn’t try the burgers so it might be worth giving them another chance.

What do you think? Did we make the right choice? Watch the film and let us know your favourite microbreweries in Amsterdam, we will definitely be doing this tour again!

Here are the links:

Oedipus Brewery

De Bekeerde Suster

Brouwerij ‘t Ij

Troost

 

Tonight’s So Dam Local …

VoltsJoin So Dam Local at 18:00 tonight for:

  • Writer-Director, Sam Morris: live interview ahead of this week’s performances at the Melkweg Theatre.
  • Smaakt naar Musiek: a live interview with the chef-composers and musicians behind the dining concept coming to Amsterdam very soon.
  • Film chat: Starred Up – a hard-hitting Brit prison drama, out in the Dutch cinemas from Thursday.

Watch on Salto 1 (UPC channel 32) or online at Salto.

On tonight’s So Dam Local…

Join So Dam Local at 18:00 tonight for:

  • Writer-Director, Sam Morris: live interview ahead of this week’s performances at the Melkweg Theatre.
  • Smaakt naar Musiek: a live interview with the chef-composers and musicians behind the dining concept coming to Amsterdam very soon.
  • Film chat: Starred Up – a hard-hitting Brit prison drama, out in the Dutch cinemas from Thursday.

Watch on Salto 1 (UPC channel 32) or online at Salto.

Watch our Taste of Amsterdam interview

Live oyster-shucking from Marcus the ‘Oysterman’ and a chat with Julia, organiser of this weekend’s Taste of Amsterdam. Maybe that’s one of the things you missed on Tuesday’s So Dam Local.

Watch it here …

SDL’s Taste of Amsterdam interview

Live oyster-shucking from Marcus the ‘Oysterman’ and a chat with Julia, organiser of this weekend’s Taste of Amsterdam. Maybe that’s one of the things you missed on Tuesday’s So Dam Local.

Watch it here …

Tonight on So Dam Local …

LuisterfinkJoin So Dam Local at 18:00 tonight for:

  • Amsterdam Kitchen: ‘Soil to Table’, the start of a mini food series featuring local farmer, Andre.
  • ACCESS, a live interview with Exec Director, Deobrah Valentine. We will talk about the support ACCESS gives to internationals in the Netherlands, the Amsterdam courses that are part of the ACCESS network, the approaching June issue of the ACCESS magazine and the new book, Ready Steady, Go Dutch.
  • Luisterfink Educational Garden, Part 1: Introducing the garden.
  • Taster for a new satirical news show from Greg Shapiro (launch 6 May).
  • Film chat: The Railway Man – out in the Dutch cinemas from Thursday.

Watch on Salto 1 (UPC channel 32) or online at Salto.