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STAPLE FOODS – Cheese

THE frequently used disparaging term ‘cheese-head’ is often used when referring to the Dutch population, which just goes to show the size and scale of the reputation Dutch cheese has received internationally. Edam and Gouda are the two most famous … Continue reading

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SOUVENIRS – Stroopwafels

WHILST neighbour Belgium may have its waffles, Holland most certainly has its stroopwafels, a unique type of cookie that’s been around for centuries, but in 1784 was only known in Gouda. Made with 2 waffle-type caramel filled wafers, the waffle … Continue reading

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