Thursday, August 2, 2012

Delicious herring in Amsterdam

Famous Dutch brined herring is delicious if you like seafood. It is raw herring from the North Sea catches end of spring. The herring has been cleaned, the head is removed and it is conserved in a special way with salt. The "Hollandse Nieuwe" is typically eaten with raw onions and pickles. The Dutch way of eating it: first picking it up by the tail and then letting it slide into your mouth gradually.
Or eat your herring on a sandwich, it's called a "Broodje Haring", meaning "Herring Sandwich". All these fine fish delicacies can be bought at an Dutch street-side herring fish stall. You can get it just around everywhere in Amsterdam. But you will have more selection if you go to Albert Cuyp market.

Taste:9/10(Delicious. The fish is soft and the saltiness is just nice. Great taste when mixed with onion and pickles).
Price:6/10(Moderate. The meal will only cost you around 3 Euros).
Delicious herring from Albert Cuyp market.
Wow, that's good.
One of the herring stall near flower market.
Can't resist of having second herring meal. Its so good. Take this to the airport as my last meal in Amsterdam!

GPS:52.355421,4.892987
Address:
Albert Cuypstraat 67 /HS
1072 CN Amsterdam, Netherlands
020 201 8800
Public transport:
Tram 4-25 > Stadhouderskade
Tram 16-24 > Albert Cuypstraat 
Tram 3 > 2e Van der Helststraat

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