Dutch drinks board

Dutch drinks board

Do you want to know what Dutch people like to eat as a snack? Then read on, because in this blog post we give you a recipe for a Dutch dish with all the typical Dutch snacks! The Netherlands is known for its many different types of cheese, so it's no surprise that one of the most popular items on a Dutch appetizer board is cheese. You will also find ham, salami, pickles, and other hot treats on this snack board
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Course Snack
Servings 4
Calories 800 kcal


  • 250 grams Dutch Grillwurst
  • 200 grams Aged Cheese (Gouda)
  • 200 grams Young Cheese (Beemster)
  • 150 grams Limburg metworst
  • 4 slices Rye bread
  • 330 grams pickles
  • 320 grams pearl onions sweet and sour
  • 120 grams Zeeland liver sausage
  • 1 business suit bitterballen
  • 1 business suit mini frikandels
  • 2 loose herring


  • Set the fryer to 180
  • Preheat the oven to 150
  • Heat the grilled sausage in the oven and cut into slices.
  • In the meantime, cut the cheese into cubes and the sausage into slices.
  • Cut the slices of rye bread into quarters and put the mustard in a bowl.
  • Drain the gherkins and pearl onions.
  • Fry the bitterballen and frikandellen until golden brown
  • Divide the sausage, cheese, mustard, pickles, pearl onions, liver sausage, fried snacks and rye bread over a snack board.


-Start by choosing a variety of cheeses. Gouda and Edam are two of the most popular types of cheese in the Netherlands, but feel free to experiment with other types as well. You should aim for about 200 grams (or a cup) of cheese in total.
-Then add some ham and salami to your dish. You can slice these thinly or cut them into bite-sized pieces.
-For the pickles you can either store-bought or make your own. If you're feeling ambitious, you can also try making pickled onions or cucumbers.
-Bread or crackers are an essential part of any good appetizer dish, so be sure to add them to your dish.
-Finally, don't forget the mustard! This is optional, but many Dutch people like to enjoy their starters with a little mustard on the side.

Hot Dutch snacks

Bitterballen are small, fried meat balls that are usually served with mustard. They originated in the Netherlands and are now also popular in many other countries.
Cheese soufle Cheese soufle is a deep-fried ball of cheese that is usually served with a sweet or savory dipping sauce. It is a popular snack in the Netherlands and Belgium.
Mini Frikandel Mini frikandel is a small, fried sausage that is usually served with mustard. It is a popular snack in the Netherlands and Belgium.
Liverwurst Liverwurst is a type of sausage made from liver and other organs. It is popular in Germany, the Netherlands and Belgium.
Herring Herring is a species of fish that is popular in many countries, including the Netherlands. It is usually eaten as a snack or with bread.
And there you have it: a delicious Dutch starter dish that is perfect for sharing! So what are you waiting for? Start cooking and enjoy!



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