7 (Dutch)

List by: itisclaudio, created: 16 Jun 2017, updated: 11 Jun 2020 Public: Users can add dishes

There are many delicious Dutch delights which must be tried at least once. Here’s a list of 10 foods you should be sure to sample! This is Part I in our Dutch Food series.

Netherlands foods may not be as well-known as French or Chinese cuisines but there are many Dutch delights which must be tried at least once.

1. Poffertjes

(Dutch)

Poffertjes is a type of pancake. Poffertjes is a traditional Dutch batter treat. Resembling small, fluffy pancakes, they are made with yeast and buckwheat flour.

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2. Bitterballen

(Dutch)

Bitterballen is a Dutch meat-based snack. It is very similar to the Dutch variant of kroketten.

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3. Stroopwafel

(European)

Stroopwafel is a waffle made from two thin layers of baked dough with a caramel-like syrup filling in the middle. It is popular in the Netherlands, where they were first made in the city of Gouda.

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4. Hollandse Nieuwe Haring

(Dutch)

Hollandse Nieuwe Haring is a real Dutch treat with a strong distinctive flavor. Usually herring consumed at a stall with some onions over it, often eaten on a white bead is sharing in this way. It may well serve as an appetizer for a pleasant evening with friends.

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5. Egg Barley

Egg Drops, Tarhonya, Tarhoňa (-Eastern European-) (Hungarian)

It is an egg-based pasta, often found in Hungary and Eastern Europe. It is a simple product, being made of water, wheat flour, and whole eggs, which are formed into barley-sized "grains" either by hand, cutting, or grating, making it similar in appearance to a large couscous. The grains are dried and stored and can be roasted and then boiled before being used in different dishes. They are served with meat or vegetable stews, egg dishes, roasted poultry, fried sausages, or in salads. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Egg_barley

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6. Rookworst

(Dutch)

It is widely available in many supermarkets and butchers as it is very common in Dutch cuisine.

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7. Licorice

(European)

It is the root of Glycyrrhiza glabra from which a sweet flavour can be extracted.

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