Beer from Amsterdam has a long history. Here are 10 facts about Dutch beer from Amsterdam.
1. In Amsterdam people drank beer like water […]
In Amsterdam, fish stands sell raw herring (‘haring’), a soused raw fish with a strong taste. Dutch raw herring is hugely popular in Amsterdam. In Holland, people have been eating raw herring for over 600 years. For foreigners it might be a bit strange to eat a raw fish that has nothing to do with […]
On hot days it’s best to cool off with a real Dutch ice cream. Several Amsterdam ice cream shops have started making delicious ice creams. As a big producer of dairy products, it’s not strange that the Dutch make interesting ice creams. Most Amsterdam ice cream shops are only open during the summer months. […]
9 Traditional Dutch Cookies 1. Bokkepootjes Traditional Amsterdam cookies with biscuit, almonds and cream filling. Buy this Dutch treat in the supermarket. 2. Kletskoppen Very thin biscuits, Kletskoppen are the Dutch version of brandy snaps and a traditional Dutch cookie. 3. Stroopwaffels Syrup filled waffels. Stroopwafels are best bought when recently […]
Gouda cheese from Holland is probably the most famous Dutch cheese. The name refers to a round (wheel like) orange/yellowish cheese. However, gouda cheese doesn’t necessarily have to be a Dutch cheese, made of milk from Dutch cows. In fact, most Gouda cheese in your local supermarket was not made in Holland. Anyone can make […]