I will be in Amsterdam for three nights. I can’t say that I am really very excited about food in Amsterdam, but maybe it will surprise me.
Generally, I like to eat breakfast at the hostel, with a quick picnic snack and a late lunch/early dinner at a restaurant. What should I eat?
Poffertjes– these are supposed to be powder sugar covered mini pancakes. Yum!
Stroopwafels- waffle like thin wafers with a molasses like syrup on top.
Dutch Cheese- Most of the cheese I eat in Venezuela is sort of a bland version of feta. I am looking forward to sampling different dutch cheeses- especially some aged Gouda!
Broodje haring- or herring sandwich. Lightly brined herring and raw onions on sandwich bread with a side of pickles doesn’t sound like something I love, but I will give it a try!
Erwtensoep (or snert): a pea soup typically eaten in winter months with a sausage and rye bread on the side. I like eating soup year round so I hope I can find it!
Restaurants I might try:
Senses Restaurant Many people recommend trying the three course chef’s “surprise menu”.
Frens Haringhandel– Said to be a good place to get the famous herring sandwich.
Learn more about Dutch food:
Please comment below! Am I missing something? Should I be more excited about food in Amsterdam? Do you have an Amsterdam foodie tip to share before I arrive on June 22nd?