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Dutch Pepernoten Recipe

Pepernoten is a small, round cookie that originates from the Netherlands, made from a blend of warm spices, including cinnamon, cloves, and nutmeg. Traditionally the snack is enjoyed during the Sinterklass celebration (a Dutch holiday celebrated on December 5th) and are popular during the Christmas period throughout the country.  Origin & Cultural Significance Sinterklaas is …

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Dutch Kruidnoten Recipe

Kruidnoten are traditional Dutch spiced cookies. Its ingredients consist of flour, butter, sugar, spices, milk and baking soda or baking powder. The wet and dry ingredients are mixed separately then combined to form a dough. The dough is divided, shaped and baked until golden. Variations of kruidnoten include chocolate or yogurt covered, glazed and almond …

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Dutch Patatje Oorlog Recipe

Patatje Oorlog is a traditional Dutch street food dish that consists of fries, typically made of russet potatoes, topped with several ingredients including mayonnaise or mustard, chopped onions, tomato sauce, lemon and a peanut-based satay-style sauce. The sauce is seasoned with olek sambal, soy sauce and chili. This Dutch delicacy is generally offered in a …

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Traditional Oliebollen (Dutch Doughnuts) Recipe

Oliebollen is a Dutch deep-fried pastry snack made from flour, milk, salt and sugar. Yeast is used to leaven the dough. The dough is shaped into smaller pieces then deep fried and dusted with sugar and served warm. This fried pastry is similar to a doughnut. Variations for the recipe include raisins, currants, cinnamon or …

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Dutch Cuisine: 16 Traditional Dishes of the Netherlands

Despite being only a relatively small country in Northern Europe, the Netherlands has had a significant impact on the world owing to its historical empire and important role on the continent. Along with their neighbors (and rivals) Germany, this part of the world has not made as much a name for itself in terms of …

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