Kruidnoten and taaipop

Kruidnoten and taaipop are Dutch delicacies eaten during the Sinterklaas (patron of children) celebrations (witch start on 5th December – St. Nicholas’ Eve – with giving of gifts) in Netherlands and in Belgium.

Kruidnoten – small and round, biscuits, made with similar ingredients as speculaas, including: pepper, cinnamon, ginger, cloves, cardamom and nutmeg. Taaipop is a cookie made of taai-taai (taai means tough) – tough and chewy dough – in a shape of Sinterklaas.

December 5, 2020

Netherlands on

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