Nordwijck Holland

Having ever been to this part of holland was very interested to take a looksie at this pretty cool coastal village? Town? City? Not sure about that!

Am lucky enough to be staying at the hotel huis ter duin.. A pretty iconic place by all accounts . And the beach despite the crazy wind and great weather really is good looking.. Check this view minus the scaffolding from my room..

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Ok maybe abetter shot would ‘sell’ it more .. Yet aint got one!

This is also where the Dutch football team stay .. It’s like their second home I was told..

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And also a sneaky selfie of the Manchester United manager..

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Yet this is supposed to be about the food. .. So let’s hit the play button!!

These bitterballen are the business !

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What a brilliant snackarooney .. Perfect with a beer.. Or two.. Ahem

They are veal cooked up in broth with fine fine veggies and rolled in egg and breadcrumbs and deep fried.. Sometimes a somewhat dubious affair yet these were stunning! Dipped in mustard..

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Mind your mouth as they are molten hot inside! I was taught the way of the bitterballen by my new pal Coen.. Break them and let them cool a little first. Simple when you think about it huh!!?

They are definitely getting made at home.. Definitely..

So pre dinner drinks sorted off to dinner at the brassiere..

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A fantastic rose wine and a pretty decent menu despite something’s getting lost in translation !

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Am still fascinated by the candied peel of veal.. Hmmmm

Anyhoo my dining companions had a good looking starter of oysters .. Don’t do them meself yet was told they were very nice.

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I asked for a green salad.. Just green.. Umm I got red leaves also.. Humph..

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Now as you may recall its been a bit steak heavy .. So needed a switch. What better than boneless veal ribs?

Very cool indeed!

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They were delicious!! My pal (in the pic there).. Took the bavette.. I wondered what happened to the rest of it. It sure was skimpy..

Mine though although there were hidden green beans in between the layers was softy tasty lishoousness 👏

Skipped dessert..

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10 replies

  1. You do get around! That must be some view when the scaffolding is down. Those veal balls look fab and I do rather love that sneaky pic of the footie manager!! Thanks for sharing at Fiesta Friday!

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  2. Very nice as per usual Mr Fitz. Those little crumbed balls of goodness will get made here too 😍

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  3. Mr Fitz – what are you doing in the Huis ter Duin – sorry none of my business of course – but googled it and it’s a really big hotel – guess means House on the Dune AND it looks like it is at the end of the world that might be because I am watching interstellar though……and so that’s my current association. Food looks good – have fun at the end of the world 🙂

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