Alex van Warmerdam "If this is what you call cosy..."


Dutch black comedy film by Alex van Warmerdam. Fifty year old waiter Edgar has had enough of his miserable existence and he literally demands a rewrite from the man that writes his life story. Scene: observing the quests.  

The Queen of Vegetables
The Dutch consider white asparagus to be 'the queen of vegetables' or 'white gold'. Adriaen Coorte, a Dutch golden age painter, already painted asparagus several times. The reason for this eccentric choice was the 17th century predilection for sexual symbolism. Asparagus were also considered to have aphrodisiac qualities. 


RECEPT 'ASPERGE SALADE'
Only Dutch 

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