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Category Archives: Dutch Foods

Matjesbrötchen (Herring Sandwich)

Pickled herring is something of an acquired taste, but has been eaten since Medieval times in Europe, as they could be stored for long periods. They are usually eaten with pickles or onions, cold. The texture is slimy and the … Continue reading

December 17, 2012 Dutch Foods ,

Pannenkoeken (Dutch Pancakes)

Pannenkoeken are Dutch-style pancakes that are thin but huge in diameter, served on a wide plate. They are usually eaten as a meal, either sweet or savoury. The sweet ones are classically topped with stroop (syrup) and the savouries with … Continue reading

September 26, 2012 Dutch Foods ,