A seemingly simple question is a bit difficult to answer. And this difficulty comes from its simplicity. Dutch cuisine is limited to a few recipes from the time when farmers had a limited number of ingredients at their disposal. When it comes to the ‘dinner-like’ dishes, the very first thing that comes to my mind is stamppot.

“Can you survive the Netherlands?”

That was the question asked by the ESN Utrecht Activities Committee kick-off event of the semester last year, and two dozen or so brave souls were eager to rise to the challenge.

We know that it might be frustrating to have to stay inside now that the weather is finally better and Spring is on it’s way! You might have planned a trip to some places that are great to visit in Spring, such as… the Keukenhof. This beautiful park is the largest flower park in the world and one of the most visited attractions of the Netherlands.

The 5th of May is a very special holiday for the Dutch people, as they are celebrating the end of the German occupation in 1945. The day before this one is called National Remembrance Day, celebrated each year on the 4th of May, and is fully dedicated to remember all soldiers and civilians that died during the Second World War.