These cookies were originally made in wooden molds and given to children on Dec.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.
Stroopwafels are very common snacks in the Netherlands. This is made from two thin layers of baked dough with a caramel syrup filling in the middle. They are recommended to be placed above a hot drink for a minute to make them even more delicious.
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.
Dutch food: gerookte makreel (smoked mackerel) A must have at least once a week, our village market was on Thursday morning and no market visit was complete without taking home a smoked mackerel or a fried flounder on a piece of paper.