Bitterballen is the most popular pub snack in Amsterdam. Even the tiniest public houses will offer this treat to the drunkards staggering about in their taverns.
What is it?
Imagine a Dutch riff on hushpuppies but with a whipped, meaty center. They’re in the same family as boudin balls or croquettes but somewhat different.
After a few rounds of jenever and LaTrappe, a tray of bitterballen is a required end to any evening out on the town in Amsterdam.