Dutch Cuisine

The Dutch are not known as connoisseurs. Ask an average tourist what Dutch dishes he knows. The most likely answer will be pea soup, herring and French fries with mayonnaise. Yet, there is a wider choice. And what’s more lots of Dutch dishes are easy to make.

Here are some recipes of Dutch culinary delights. How to make Dutch treacle waffles, what is ‘rolmops’ and how to make ‘stamppot’? Below it is all explained to you, in addition some recipes are from grandmother’s kitchen. Be sure to try Dutch advocaat, easy to make and a feast for your taste buds.

Dutch Bacon Pancakes are Easy to Make

Try this recipe for Dutch bacon pancakes. Dutch pancakes are delicious and an all-time favourite. Dutch pancakes are reminiscent of French crêpes but the Dutch use fewer eggs for their pancakes, besides they are slightly thicker than the French variety. Toppings for...

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Recipe Traditional Dutch Hot Chocolate Drink

Everyone seems to have his or her favourite method of making hot chocolate. Some simple pour hot milk on cocoa powder others melt a piece of dark chocolate in hot milk. In the Netherlands and in Amsterdam hot chocolate and ice skating are intrinsically connected. Grab...

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Dutch Bacon Pancakes are Easy to Make

Try this recipe for Dutch bacon pancakes. Dutch pancakes are delicious and an all-time favourite. Dutch pancakes are reminiscent of French crêpes but the Dutch use fewer eggs for their pancakes, besides they are slightly thicker than the French variety. Toppings for...

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Recipe Traditional Dutch Hot Chocolate Drink

Everyone seems to have his or her favourite method of making hot chocolate. Some simple pour hot milk on cocoa powder others melt a piece of dark chocolate in hot milk. In the Netherlands and in Amsterdam hot chocolate and ice skating are intrinsically connected. Grab...

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Treacle Waffle Recipe

Stroopwafels, treacle waffles, are a classic Dutch treat. Freshly baked they are at their best. The stroopwafel stand at the Albert Cuyp open-air market is famous. No need to go to Amsterdam because making your own stroopwafel is not difficult at all. All you need is...

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Recipe Dutch Winter Food

Winter is the best time to try Dutch cuisine. As Dutch dishes are not very subtle in taste, restaurants serving traditional Dutch food can be counted on the fingers of one hand. Another reason is that Dutch dishes are considered best when home-cooked. That's why few...

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Advocaat or Dutch Eggnog

Advocaat resembles eggnog. However, Dutch advocaat is thicker and creamier. It is poured into small glasses and eaten with a teaspoon. Even though advocaat and eggnog are made with the same ingredients, they are a world apart. Eggnog is liquid and frothy whereas Dutch...

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