Snert or 'erwtensoep' is one of the few traditional Dutch meals. The Dutch unfortunately aren't known for their great cuisine. This is probably partly due to the lack of tasty things that grow here.
Some of the traditional meals I really enjoy are 'raw' herring, kibbeling (a bit like fish and chips, but smaller) and stamppot. Stamppot is a category on its own, which usually consists of a vegetable mashed with potatoes and meat. A few examples are: boerenkool (curly kale mash), zuurkool (sauerkraut - my personal favourite) and hutspot (a mash of carrots, onion and potatoes). There's a great story behind the hutspot, but that's for …continue.