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Extra vitamin D for Dutch people

Did you know that Dutch margarine factories add vitamin D to their products to compensate the lack of sunlight?
Mona stroopwafelpudding

Mona’s flavour sensations

For the past 40 years dessert brand Mona has been producing delicious dairy desserts. Mona is renowed for inventing flavour sensations with for example...
Did you know that Roald Dahl considered 'Arnhemse Meisjes' his most favorite cookie in the world? The recipe of these crispy biscuits with sugary topping was a big secret, until Roald Dahl persuaded the baker to give up the recipe, which he published in his cookbook.

Roald Dahl loved Arnhemse Meisjes

Did you know that the famous author Roald Dahl (1916-1990) considered 'Arnhemse Meisjes' his most favorite cookie in the world? The recipe of these crispy...
chocolate

Chocolate consumption in the Netherlands

Did you know that the Dutch indulge in about 5kg of chocolate per year on average?
They look like flowers but every single part of this tulip is edible: cherry tomatoes with tasty cream cheese filling and chives for the tulip stems. They make a pretty appetizer or edible table decoration. For Easter, for Mother's Day or simply to celebrate this tulip season. You can make these tomato tulips in just under 30 minutes.

Tasty appetizers: Tomato tulips

They look like flowers but every single part of this tulip is edible: cherry tomatoes with tasty cream cheese filling and chives for the...
Did you know that some Dutch grocery stores offer a free piece of fruit for children? While the parents do their shopping, the kids have something healthy to munch on.

Free fruit for kids in Dutch supermarkets

Did you know that some Dutch grocery stores like AH and Lidl offer a free piece of fruit for children? While the parents do their...
Dutch hemp bread

Hemp bread with fully legal hemp

Did you know that a baker in Oegstgeest (South-Holland) recently started selling hemp bread? The yeast-free somewhat spicy bread contains a small amount of...
Did you know that dairy brand Friesche Vlag adorned their cartons of coffee creamer with Dutch classic paintings?

Dutch classic paintings on the shelves

Did you know that dairy brand Friesche Vlag adorned their cartons of coffee creamer with Dutch classic paintings?  From left to right: Children of the Sea...
cheese

Cheese production in the Netherlands

Did you know that the cheese production in the Netherlands is nearly 700 million kg per year? About a half is exported to more...
Did you know that Dutch master chef Piet Brink is making over 22,000 bitterballs in Pyeonchang during the Winter Olympics?

Dutch bitterballs with a Korean twist

Did you know that Dutch master chef Piet Brink is making over 22,000 bitterballs in Pyeonchang during the Winter Olympics? That's around 1,100 to...

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