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  French fries
by Nathalie_B

Yet another "typical Dutch" food. In the Netherlands, and quite a few other European countries, you don't need hamburger next to it, just enjoy the fries. Dutch perfer to eat them with mayo, but if you order your fries in English you'll be offered ketchup instead. People here know that many of us, foreigners, find fries and mayo pretty weird combination, so they just assume that you prefer to eat them with something else.

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  • Written Jan 16, 2005
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