Bitterballen

10-12-2012

In this weekly column A dash of Dutch by the Language Centre you will learn more about the Dutch language and culture through video, audio and practicing yourself. This week: bitterballen

        

 

Dutch people eat bitterballen as a snack in a pub together with alcoholic drinks like beer, wine or a ‘borrel’ (liquor’). You can also order bitterballen in a snackbar. A bitterbal consists of a kind of gooey ‘liquid meat’ (hot!)and a crisp coating. Experience the bitterballen adventure by watching the video.

 

Listen to the audio fragment

 

Een portie bitterballen, graag.

(An order of bitterballen, please.)

Mag ik een portie bitterballen?

Could I have an order of bitterballen?)

Ik wil graag een portie bitterballen.

(I would like to have an order of bitterballen.)

 

Question

In which other country does one eat ‘bitterballen’?

a. Germany

b. Denmark

c. Belgium

 

Read the correct answer here

 

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Author: Redactie

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