My Little Dutch ABC Book
Aardappel ~ Potato This is a great word to know as you will see and use it often. My most favorite part about the aardappels in The Netherlands is that apparently the people listened when Vincent van Gogh painted his famous paintings
The Potato Eaters in 1885
and his painting
The Potato Peeler 1885
These painting were part of his famous series of Peasant Character Studies. When Vincent said peel and eat potatoes… the people of The Netherlands did… and so I have not had to peel any potatoes while I have lived here.
I love it! They come in a variety of shapes
and delicious dishes ready to be heated and served.
But what ever you do... don't forget the frietjes and mayo!