I scream, you scream, we all scream for Ice Cream!

It’s going to be hot, hot, hot this weekend in the Northern Netherlands, and whilst we advise that you check local news before heading to the beach or your local beauty spot (and remember to keep 1.5-metres apart when you get there), you can get that summer feeling anywhere in the North with a good scoop or two of ice-cream!

Not all Ijssalons are created equal, though, so read on for our favourite wacky, wonderful, and artisanal places to get ice cream in the North!

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Dutch Recipe: Oliebollen

Oliebollen are a typical Dutch treat eaten around Christmas and New Year’s. They are a delicious, deep-fried dough ball, served warm, with a sprinkling of powdered sugar. They are traditionally either made with a plain dough, or a dough with raisins or sultanas mixed through.

Oliebollen were part of our top 5 Dutch New Year’s traditions that we shared last week, and while you can buy them at supermarkets, bakery, food trucks etc., they are really easy to make at home too.

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Takeaway and Food Delivery

You have had a long day, working, studying, cycling around the city, etc. All you want to do is go home and put your feet up, but what is for dinner?

There are several options if you want to order food to be delivered to your door, especially in the larger cities. Many restaurants will take food orders over the phone and either deliver or have them ready to pick up and bring home. But if you are not familiar with where you live, where do you start? Here are some of the main websites / apps that you can use to order food in the north of the Netherlands.

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