Pancakes Amsterdam

Top five places to go for pancakes in Amsterdam

Traditional Dutch pancakes are a wonderful way to sample Dutch cuisine. They are delicious and there is so much variety, that there is a pancake to suit everybody: sweet or savory, with fruit, vegetables, meat or fish, or even ice cream. They are so big they’re a full meal. Here are the five best places […]

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Sinterklaas

Today was not a good day to go shopping. Tomorrow it’s Sinterklaas. Saint Nicolaas is the patron saint of sailors and children and his name day (december 6th) is celebrated here on the evening of the 5th.  It’s also known as pakjes avond or ‘gift night’. It’s very popular as a children’s feast. Children put […]

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