Dutch Traditions: Sinterklaas

Wooden shoes (or clogs), this is a typical product associated with the Dutch population. In a lot of countries around the world it is believed that Dutch people walk around in wooden shoes the entire day. As you can see wooden shoes come in different kinds and colours. Traditionally clogs were worn during heavy labour. Today the still serve as protective clothing in the agricultural environment.

Cheese Market, Alkmaar, Holland, The Netherlands. Mostly known for its cheese market, Alkmaar is also a charming village.

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Speculaas Recipes. These cookies were originally made in wooden molds and given to children on Dec. 6, St. Nicholas Day (or in Dutch, Sinterklaas Day). They are crispy with a flavorful taste of cinnamon, nutmeg and cloves and imprinted with a traditional Dutch design.Speculaas

Dutch food - Hutspot (mashed potatoes with onions and carrots)

Sinterklaas - the 5th of December

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