Eating and Drinking, Dutch Style |Food from the Netherlands

We usually eat and drink our way through the world when we travel. Holland was a lovely place to taste as the Netherlands has plenty of interesting cuisine and snacks adopted from all over the world. There are a couple dutch specialties highlighted below, but it is not uncommon to find Turkish, Chinese, Italian, and Mediterranean foods among many others. Known as famous trading center, The Netherlands has gastronomic pleasures for every taste bud.

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Heineken, Holland most beloved beer
Heineken, Holland most beloved beer
Herring fish, served with chopped raw onions and pickles.
Herring fish, served with chopped raw onions and pickles.
stroopwafel, two thin waffel-like wafers with a sticky caramel inside
stroopwafel, two thin waffel-like wafers with a sticky caramel inside
Brood, at a bread market
Fresh brood, at a bread market
Pannenkoek, or pancakes are large, like pizzas, and come in savory or sweet flavors
Pannenkoek, or pancakes are large, like pizzas, and come in savory or sweet flavors
Dutch treats!
Dutch sweets and treats at a weekend market
Koffie, is not American coffee, it is much smaller and stronger.
Koffie, is not American coffee, it is much smaller and stronger.
A selection of Dutch candy, Chocolates, and goodies
A selection of Dutch candy, Chocolates, and goodies
Kaassouffle, a souffle filled with the Dutch cheese
Kaassouffle, a souffle filled with the Dutch cheese
Kroket, is a typical Dutch croquette is made of meat ragout (or salpicon) covered in breadcrumbs, and deep fried until golden and crispy
Kroket, is a typical Dutch croquette is made of meat ragout (or salpicon) covered in breadcrumbs, and deep fried until golden and crispy
FEBO, a dutch vending machine that delivers warm fast food once you put your coins in
FEBO, a dutch vending machine that delivers warm fast food once you put your coins in
Frites! A Dutch favorite
Frites, or french fries dipped in mayo and curry sauce –  A Dutch favorite
Oliebollen - the Dutch version of doughnuts
Oliebollen – the Dutch version of doughnuts, so soft, doughy, and sweet
Sugar in Dutch is called 'Basterd Suiker'
Sugar in Dutch is called ‘Basterd Suiker’
Picnic in the Park :)
Picnic in the Park :)
Bitterballen, savory snacks fried with a gravy-like interior.
Bitterballen, savory snacks fried with a gravy-like interior.