Food

Let’s talk kaas: cheese tourism in the Netherlands

What would life be without cheese? Well, it would be sad and boring. I sometimes believe that,...

Dutch cheese varieties: the comprehensive (and cheesy) guide

Most people have heard the stereotype that the Netherlands is a land filled with cheese โ€” and...

Barbecuing in the Netherlands: how do the Dutch do BBQs?

The sun is finally shining, spring has officially sprung, and temperatures have risen above 15 degrees, which...

What the frick is a frikandel?

The frikandel is perhaps the most contentious of Dutch foods. It's both widely loved and widely hated,...

Sandwich society: A guide to lunch in the Netherlands

It's your first day at work as an international, and you are about to enjoy lunch with...

The time Dutchies used cheese to defend themselves against the French

The term "cheesehead" or kaaskoppen didn't exactly come about as a compliment to the world-renowned Dutch goods...

The Hague Market: the vibrant open market of the Netherlands

Storytime! This is how and where I found The Hague Market โ€” a.k.a. the biggest open street...

‘Friet’ or ‘patat’? The ultimate guide to Dutch fries

The humble Dutch fries. In a nation known for fierce and unadulterated debates, the Dutch will disregard...