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150 Years of Fries in the Netherlands Posted by on Oct 1, 2019

This week marked 150 years of the delicious and crispy fries in the Netherlands. 150 years ago, a kermis or fair in Breda introduced the Dutch to fries and life was never the same! Patat of friet? There is an ongoing debate in the Netherlands as to what is the right name for fries. Boven de rivieren or the…

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Food With Alessia 5 – Kapsalon Posted by on Nov 14, 2014

This time, we tried something different. In a way traditionally Dutch, but with a lot of new cultural influences… Not old tradition, but new additions! The kapsalon. The Dutch kapsalon (barbershop) is a very rich dish. It includes veal (shawarma meat), fries, cheese, onions, and some lettuce and tomato to top it off. And all…

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