Buying a three-foot long tube of sausage from an Eastern European woman checks off some kind of life goal I’ve had, I think.
Food Fact from Jenny:
Raw herring or ‘Hollandse Nieuwe’ (Dutch new herring) is probably the most famous Dutch food. Some out us, ahem, were not brave enough to try it. The preparation is quite special and must be done according to the Dutch tradition. [source]
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- Cheese Crispies (Served with delicious cheese)
- Stroopwafels (Two different kinds)
4 hours 4 people
Stamppot served hot!
Sauteing mushrooms for our vegetarian bitterballen
Eric and Jason making the roux for the bitterballen filling
Bitterballen prep station, ready to go
Jenny, working as both bitterballen roller and photographer
Each ball had to be completely frozen before the next step
Deep frying. A Meal Ticket tradition
They took hours of work, but they were completely delicious. Especially with some strong Swedish mustard
Eric, looking very proud of his meat
So much summer sausage
Chopping the curly kale for stamppot
Wilting the kale
Beautifully peeled potatoes, courtesy of Liz and Jason
Finishing the stamppot
Our cheese and cheese cracker spread
Our first course of Netherland’s appetizers