My mum was born in the Netherlands and so I grew up with a Dutch influence. Every Christmas my Oma (grandmother) made croquettes. And as I grew up we also enjoyed other delicacies that I decided to hunt down during our stay in the motherland (literally).
Dutch beschuit met roze, blauwe en witte muisjes (rusk with sugared aniseed sprinkles) we serve beschuit met muisjes when a baby is born, the pink for a babygirl, blue for a babyboy.a real dutch tradition
Saint Nicholas is an annual ritual that teaches children to behave well. He gives presents to the good children and the bad children go in the bag to Spain. This is the Dutch version of Santa Claus, and is also performed by parents.
'Haring happen' is a tradition in the Netherlands where you eat fish in the way it is illustrated on the picture. The Dutch poeple often eat the fish with shred unions on the market or at the fish stand.