Healthy and local food
Zeeland offers a sea of flavours. Freshly caught fish and salty vegetables, cut on the boundary of low and high tide. Zeeland has a wide range of delicacies. Surrounded by water on all sides. Fertile polders, fields and orchards with tasty products everywhere. Sustainable and healthy.
Zeeland’s most famous regional produce, mussels and oysters, have a salty taste. And so is most of Zeeland’s produce. Shellfish such as cockles, periwinkles and razor clams, the Eastern Scheldt lobster and various types of seaweed. But Saeftingher lamb, for example, is also salty, or rather ‘pre salé’. This means that the meat naturally acquires a salty, tangy taste as a result of grazing outside the dikes.
In addition to the tasty seafood, Zeeland has a wide range of other typical regional produce. Brussels sprouts, asparagus, blackcurrants, sturdy beers and lamb. ‘Zeeland button’ cheese and Zeeland white wheat. Indulge yourself. Come and taste. Stop at a farm shop. Or at a fish stall. The Zeelanders will be happy to show you the way. With advice. And the best recipes. Or enjoy an outdoor café or restaurant. Lure your taste buds and enjoy.
You will find tips for healthy and local food in Zeeland on this page.