During various gastronomic tours, guests of Amsterdam are welcome to try the most popular national dishes. Of course, travelers can enjoy local food independently by simply visiting the city’s restaurants and cafes. Croquettes with various fillings have long become one of the most popular national dishes. Virtually all dining venues offer this delight. It is possible to find croquettes in large supermarkets, small stalls with street food, and in any restaurant specializing in the national cuisine. As a rule, croquettes are cooked from different types of meat and served with a selection of sauces.
Sáte is a no less meat dish. This dish looks like small meat skewers with vegetables. It is believed that this dish became popular in the period when the Netherlands had a large colony in Indonesia. The national cuisine of the latter contains many skewers with beef, pork, or chicken. However, skewers in Indonesia are traditionally served with the peanut sauce.
Bami Goreng is one more dish that is present in the vast majority of Amsterdam restaurants specializing in the national cuisine. This dish is made of noodles cooked with various meat and vegetables in a wok. Numerous restaurants offer this dish in accordance with various signature recipes. Chicken, beans, and soy sprouts remain the most frequently used ingredients offered with noodles. This delicious dish also has Indonesian roots, so all fans of oriental cuisine will be simply in love with it.