你可能不知道的荷兰有趣事实(3)

The most popular tourist souvenirs from the Netherlands include clogs (wooden shoes), miniature windmills, cheese, and tulips.

荷兰最受欢迎的纪念品包括木底鞋、迷你风车、奶酪和郁金香。
Although it were the Portuguese who discovered tea in East Asia, it were the Dutch who started to import it commercially into Europe in 1610. By the way: tea didn't get to the UK until about 40 years later!
虽然是葡萄牙人在东亚发现了茶,但却是荷兰人在1610年开始把茶商业化地进口到欧洲。另外,茶传到英国还要再晚40年!
The Dutch are the biggest licorice eaters in the world. They consume 32 million kilos of the stuff every year.
荷兰人是全球最大的甘草糖食用者。他们每年要吃掉3200万千克这玩意儿。
Popular throughout the world, the 'stroopwafel' is undoubtedly the most famous and popular pastry from The Netherlands. A 'stroopwafel' is a unique kind of cookie. It is a waffle made from baked batter and sliced horizontally. The two thin layers of the waffle are filled with special sweet and sticky syrup (the 'stroop') in between. The stiff batter for the waffles is made from butter, flour, yeast, milk, brown sugar and eggs.
闻名全球的“荷式松饼”无疑是荷兰最出名的面食。虽然它名字里有“华夫 wafel”,但它是一种很独特的饼干。这是一种用面糊烤制而成的华夫,然后再垂直切片。两层薄薄的华夫之间要加上一种甜蜜浓稠的特殊糖浆,也就是 stroop。制作它的浓稠面糊是用黄油、面粉、酵母、牛奶、黄糖和鸡蛋制成的。

你可能不知道的荷兰有趣事实(3)

The 'kroket' is a deep fried roll with meat ragout inside, covered in breadcrumbs. The original Dutch 'kroket' is made from beef or veal, but there are many different flavors like chicken satay, shrimps, goulash or even a vegetarian 'kroket'. You can eat a 'kroket' as a snack, but most of the time they are served on sliced white bread or hamburger buns with mustard on the side.

荷兰炸肉卷是一种包了蔬菜炖肉的油炸卷,外面裹上了面包糠。最早的炸肉卷是用牛肉或者小牛肉制成的,但现在也有很多不同的版本,比如鸡肉沙爹、虾、炖菜牛肉甚至纯素食的。这种炸肉卷可以单独当零食吃,不过更常见的情况是放在白面包片或者汉堡面包上,然后旁边配上法式芥末。
Holland's version of pea soup is a thick green stew of split peas, pork, celery, onions and leeks, and contrary to its name, it's completely delicious.
荷兰版本的豌豆汤是一种绿色的浓稠炖菜,原料包括打碎的豌豆、猪肉、西芹、洋葱和韭菜。虽然名字snert不好听,但真的很好吃。
Despite occupying only 0.008% of the world's surface, the Netherlands is its third largest agricultural exporter. The Netherlands is the world's biggest exporter of cheese; its dairy industry worth a mind-blowing 7 billion euros. The Dutch have been making cheese since 400 A.D. 70% of the world's bacon comes from the Netherlands.
荷兰的面积只占地球表面的0.008%,但它却是全球第三大农业出口国。荷兰是全球最大的奶酪出口方,他们的奶制品业达到了惊人的70亿欧元。荷兰人从公元400年就开始制作奶酪了。另外全球70%的培根都是从荷兰来的。
The Dutch wear rain suits in lieu of umbrellas because of the blustery winds.
荷兰人下雨的时候不打伞,而是穿雨衣,因为这里的风真的很狂暴。
In the Netherlands, 4/10 people work part-time. That's the highest number in the European Union.
在荷兰,40%的人都是做兼职的。这是欧盟里面最高的水平。
Delftware or Delft pottery, also known as Delft Blue, is a general term now used for Dutch tin-glazed earthenware, a form of faience. Most of it is blue and white pottery, and the city of Delft in the Netherlands was the major centre of production, but the term covers wares with other colours, and made elsewhere.
代尔夫特瓷器,又被称作代尔夫特蓝陶,是对荷兰锡釉陶器的统称,这是一种珐琅彩。他们大多数都是蓝白相间的陶器,荷兰的代尔夫特是它们的主要产区,不过这个名字也包括一些其他颜色和其他产地的陶器。

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