Beautiful canals, quaint towns, and coffee shop culture are usually top of mind when you think of the Netherlands. But Dutch cuisine includes a fascinating variety of dishes that every foodie should experience.
Heavily influenced by the country’s proximity to the sea and its rich agricultural heritage, some of the most iconic Dutch foods include herring and cheeses such as Gouda and Edam. A diverse range of international cuisine as result of a vibrant multicultural society also round out the uniquely Dutch culinary experience. From stroopwafels to Indonesian rice dishes, the Netherlands is a melting pot of delicious tastes and flavors.