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The food of the Netherlands

All you need to know about Dutch food... in time for the World Cup!

by: Jacoba Budden | 21 Apr 2010

Clogs, tulips and huge mugs of beer. Get on your bicycle and let's have some Dutch fun.

Regional food of the Netherlands - Ranging from seafood to hearty beef dishes, fresh asparagus and an array of cheeses.

Dutch cheeses - A wonderful description of all the beautiful Dutch cheeses.

Want to cook Dutch-style? Choose from any of these exceptional dishes...

Dutch pancakes - Plate sized pancakes filled with just about anything.

Licorice - 30,000 tons of drop (licorice) is eaten every year in the Netherlands.

Spekkoek - Dutch-Indonesian layered cake.

Speculaas - Carmelised almond cookies.

Advocaat - Brandy, whipped cream and cocoa powder. To this day the Dutch prefer their Advocaat thicker than the rest of the world and here's a recipe to make at home.

Stamppot - A savoury delight.

Bruine bonen soep  - Broth with vegetables.

Mosselen in witte wijn  - Mussels in white wine.

Dutch meat balls - Something meaty.

Throwing a Dutch-style party? click here to see Food24's Dutch party menu!


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