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Sizzling Summer BBQ Recipes

From Indo-Dutch satay to Med-led recipes, we hope these barbecue favorites will help to add some interest to your grilling repertoire.

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Dutch Food Spotlight10


Learn more about the history and uses of sûkerbôle, a buttery Frisian bread studded with sugar.


Learn more about Balkenbrij, a traditional Dutch cold-cut made with scraps of head meat leftover after a pig was slaughtered.

Frisian Sugar Bread Recipe (Friese Suikerbrood)

Frisian sugar bread, a rich, soft-crumbed Dutch bread studded with sugar crystals, is best when enjoyed fresh and slathered with real butter.

Balkenbrij with Sauerkraut Recipe (Traditional Dutch Pork Head Pâté )

This Dutch pâté is a good example of an old-fashioned frugal dish using the nose-to-tail principle of letting no part of the animal go to waste.

Bossche Bollen Recipe

If you like profiteroles, you'll love Bossche bollen. This chocolate-covered Dutch take on the cream-filled pastry are bigger and, dare-we-say, better.

Cheese & Potato Croquettes Recipe (Aardappel-Kaas Kroketten)

This easy vegetarian croquette recipe combines three types of cheese with potato and spices for a meat-free morsel that'll satisfy any snack craving.

Cookbook Review: The Dutch Kitchen

Author Claartje Lindhout takes a fresh new look at the Dutch regional kitchen, with 3-course menus for each of the 12 provinces.

Orange Fruit Salad with Basil Sugar

Homemade basil sugar adds a herbal hit of flavor to this orange-colored salad with peaches, oranges, mango and passion fruit.

Red Oak Leaf Lettuce Stamppot -- Opa Bremer's Stamppot

This delicious summer variation on 'stamppot' features red oak leaf lettuce and hard boiled eggs folded through the mashed potatoes.


This style of pie is a specialty of the Dutch province of Limburg, where it has been enjoyed for centuries as a typical treat at weddings, spring fairs and holidays.

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