The Dutch vegetarian society held a competition to find the best vegetarian dishes Dutch restaurants have to offer – and three of them are from Nijmegen!
1: De Nieuwe Winkel Nijmegen
Potatoes baked in clay with raddish, seaweed and marsh samphire with Oosterschelde sea water foam.
2. De Vereeniging, Nijmegen
Cream of Bleu d’Auvergne cheese, cheese balls, grilled pear and pear compote with saffron
3. De Keuken van Gastmaal, Utrecht
A celeriac slice with softened shallots and red cabbage, served with nut butter and fried reindeer lichen.
The five runners up:
Kop van ‘t Land, Dordrecht
Salsify with Hollandaise sauce, cucumber and hen-of-the-woods mushroom
De Eetstee, Amersfoort
Rotolo with tomato, goats cheese and brazil nuts with yellow beets and salsa verde
Hagedis, Den Haag
Grilled celeriac with portobello mushrooms, turnip tops, lentils and sea buckthorn chutney
Il Mediterraneo, Etten-Leur
Fake tuna with red beets and walnut tart
Voorheen Slagerij De Jong, Nijmegen
Sprouts tart with chestnut and dates, chopped nut balls and pear salad.
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