Dutch food

It’s all about saté, kroketten and stamppot, Dutch food.

Dutch ice cream

Dutc ice cream

Yes. Dutch ice cream exists. Actually, Holland, as a big time producer of dairy products has a long history as an ice cream making country. […]

10 Facts about Dutch beer

Beer kettle

Beer from Amsterdam has a long history. Here are 10 facts about Dutch beer from Amsterdam. […]

Fast Food Febo

FEBO Amsterdam

Dutch fast food chain Febo sells fast food in a unique way: it keeps its products warm in small compartments of a vending machine. All you do is put coins into the automat and open the door to your tasty snack. No waiting in line, no waiting until your order is ready, Febo is the […]

10 Hidden gems to have a drink

Hollandsche Manege

Top 10 inexpensive, special cafés in the centre of Amsterdam. […]

10 Facts about Dutch gin

Dutch gin

Jenever is Holland’s national spirit since the 17th century. It is said Dutch people have the same amount of words for jenever, as the Eskimos have for snow. English speakers however will know the lovely spirit by the name of Dutch gin.

Want to know more? Here are 10 facts about Dutch jenever […]

Amsterdam in winter

Prinsengracht Amsterdam

On a holiday to Amsterdam in winter, it’s important to find activities in Amsterdam that can warm you.

Here are some ideas what to do in Amsterdam in winter: [..]

Raw herring

How to eat raw herring

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 […]

Dutch treats


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

Gouda cheese

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 […]

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