We’re are a bit odd, came to Austin just because we can and we looove Stroopwafels. Sounds like enough grounds to keep the ‘keep Austin weird’-spirit high, right? So we’re Tako and Chantal and we’re originally from the Netherlands. (For y’all who don’t know where that is, it’s western Europe, with our beautiful, but cold, beaches at the North-Sea. Amsterdam will probably ring a bell. ) Tako is a senior economist specialized in anti trust. With the wish he had for years to once come to the US to experience life here, he entered the Greencard Lottery. As a miracle and a chance of once in 200 years, he actually won this thing! Happy and excited, he started the process to change his life and live his dream. Unexpectedly, right in the middle of that process, he met Chantal, a technical recruiter. Her dream was to once build her own restaurant and live in any other country to experience the rest of the world. You see the match here? We certainly did! We both love cooking, we love baking, we love good, real, fresh, honest food. Some even might call us foodies.. We love to experiment, to go out for dinner, to try new joints. We often get disappointed though, because our own cooking often beats the restaurant quality. So if you’re that arrogant.. Yeah, one must start his own food business! So that’s what we did. Fully indulging in Austin culture, but still cherishing our own traditions, we took workshops back home to make these lovely Stroopwafels ourselves. Definitely the one and only traditional cookie of our home country. Seriously, don’t mess with Stroopwafels, this recipe is over 2oo years old, they are really our true tradition. We invested in the professional baking iron and appliances and here we are. Baking and selling our delicious, authentic, home-made, hand-pressed traditional Stroopwafels. You don’t wanna miss out on these!!!