Dutch recipes

If you feel like having a hearty winter meal, a special regional dish or a tasty snack from Holland but have no time to travel to Holland, don’t panic. These recipes will help you bring Dutch cuisine into your own home. Read all about the ingredients, preparation and background of these Dutch dishes. Prepare dishes like ‘bitterballen’ (ragout balls), ‘stamppot’ (mashed potatoes with vegetables) and ‘suikerbrood’ (sugared bread) and travel to Holland with every bite. Above all, enjoy!

  • Appelflappen


    The apple is one of the most versatile and used fruits in the Dutch kitchen.

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  • Advocaat


    Advocaat is a thick, creamy sweet beverage, much like eggnog, but with a distinct boozy nature.

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  • Split pea soup

    Split pea soup

    The Dutch love soup in all flavors, shapes and sizes. Erwtensoep might just be the all-time favorite.

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  • Uitsmijter


    Dutch breakfast usually consists of bread: slices or rolls in the morning with a cup of coffee

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  • Tompoes


    The tompoes is a traditional Dutch pastry that is often served with afternoon coffee or at celebratory events like birthdays.

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  • Zeeuws Mosselpannetje

    Zeeuws Mosselpannetje

    With a large part of the country bordering de zee, the sea, one can be assured to find a large availability of fish and seafood in The Netherlands.

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  • Gevulde Speculaas

    Gevulde Speculaas

    The Dutch love cookies! We like crunchy cookies, soft cookies, salty ones, sweet ones, big, small, with chocolate, without chocolate….you name it.

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  • Boerenkool


    The weather, besides being a traditional topic of discussion for the Dutch, also seems to trigger certain food choices.

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  • Krentenbollen


    The krentenbol is a slightly sweet roll, studded with plump raisins and currants.

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  • Andijviestamppot


    A ‘stamppot’ is a pan full of mashed potatoes and vegetables. The Dutch love it and you will probably too.

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