A History Of Raw Herring As A Dutch Delicacy, In One Minute

Needless to say, raw herring is an acquired taste and this silvery, slimy snack is definitely not for everyone. Nevertheless, it holds a special place in many Dutch people’s hearts and has been a staple dish of the Netherlands since the Middle Ages. This infamous fish can be bought throughout the country and in summer […]

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Eating herring in the Netherlands: all you need to know about the best of Dutch food

The large-scale herring fishing of the fifteenth century ushered in the Golden Age for the Netherlands. The herring fleet also gave birth to the all-powerful Dutch merchant navy. To the Dutch, herring had become indispensable because it provided the proteins and the omega-3 fatty acids on which the population could grow. Eating herring in the […]

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