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

Cheese Market, Alkmaar, Holland, The Netherlands. Mostly known for its cheese market, Alkmaar is also a charming village. The cheese market in Alkmaar is verry nice and interesting to go to.

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 These cookies were originally made in wooden molds and given to children on Dec. 6, St. Nicholas Day (or in Dutch, Sinterklaas Day).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

These cookies were originally made in wooden molds and given to children on Dec. 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.

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

Dutch Hutspot: 2 pounds potatoes 2 pounds carrots 1 pound onions 1 tbsp real butter + extra for mash 1 tsp curry powder 2 vegetable bouillon cubes water salt

Sinterklaas - the 5th of December

Christmas ~ Holland, Netherlands ~ Sinterklaas (or more formally Sint Nicolaas) is a traditional winter holiday figure still celebrated today in the Netherlands.

Dutch hagelslag (chocolate sprinkles) Remember these from when I was little, I really need to get ahold of some of these!

Typical Dutch hagelslag (chocolate sprinkles) Remember these from when I was little, I really need to get ahold of some of these!

Dutch cheese

The Dutch, famous for their Gouda. The dutch cheeses are exported worldwide, which served the Dutch people the nickname, cheesehead. Not unfair, since almost every dutch person grew up with a slice of cheese on a slice of bread.

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.

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 kind

Typically Dutch: is to eat ‘drop’, best translated in licorice. It’s sweet or salt sticky candy the Dutch just luuve to eat. What about you? Any favourite kind?

diagonaal compositie Typically Dutch: is to eat ‘drop’, best translated in licorice. It’s sweet or salt sticky candy the Dutch just luuve to eat. Any favourite kind?

Dutch stamppot boerenkool met rookworst ('mash pot', potatoes mashed with kale and served with smoked sausage)

This is really typical Dutch Food. Dutch stamppot boerenkool met rookworst ('mash pot', potatoes mashed with kale and served with smoked sausage)

The Netherlands are the no. 1 producer of salty liquorice candies called "(boerderij)drop" (farmer's liquorice). In Holland we all like some kind of 'drop', but most foreigners think they taste awful. ;-) #greetingsfromnl

"Boerderijdrop" / "Farmer's liquorice" : The Netherlands are the no. 1 producer of salty liquorice candies called "drop".

sinterklaas..de echte! He rode on a white horse to visit the school behind my house with his helper Swart Pete

Sinterklaas---interesting looks more like a pope to me than any semblance to santa or father christmas but the real st nick was a saint so who knows

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