Easter Weekend

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This Easter, my folks paid me a visit in (sometimes) sunny Holland. It was a wonderful long weekend filled with cheese, chocolate, Indian food, boat trips and general tourist-like behavior.

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The tulip and cheese museums were a big hit. Unlimited cheese sampling + tulips = a winning combination in my books.

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Standing by the Amsterdam sign without being photobombed by several other tourists is pretty much near impossible on Easter weekend, but I’m glad I finally took a photo by the famous sign after having lived here for over 3 months already!

Easter and food go hand in hand (just like Christmas, calories don’t count during Easter remember)! After a spot of baking, I ticked off two other Dutch delicacies as I tried Dutch pancakes and Hagelslag .

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Nutella and banana is one of my favourite food combinations so I had to get that on my pancakes. Next time, I’ll be sure to try some traditionally Dutch toppings.

Hagelslag is the wonderful rainbow-sprinkled bread shown above. These sugary sprinkles eaten on buttered bread are a common children’s breakfast in the Netherlands, something that I could definitely get used to 🙂

Hope you had a wonderful Easter wherever you are in the world!

-Nikita

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2 thoughts on “Easter Weekend

  1. I think it’s amazing that children in the Netherlands eat Hagelslag for breakfast – where I live (in Australia) it’s a common thing to make for kids’ birthday parties, only we call it ‘fairy bread’. I thought it was a purely Australian invention, but apparently not!

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  2. Thanks for your comment Bec! I agree, it sounds like a lovely childhood to eat Hageslag for breakfast. I have been introduced to fairy brad by Australian friends, you guys have it good too 🙂 Best wishes down under from NL!

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