Jamin – The Best Sweets in Amsterdam

Jamin is a simply a pick and mix sweet shop.  So what’s it doing on a guide to all that’s best about Amsterdam?

jamin-logo-2015

Jamin, “That is yummy/tasty/delicious”!

Well, for starters it’s personal.  Aside from herring (and family and friends) the thing Marc REALLY, REALLY misses about the The Netherlands, and one of the things that makes him happiest when we’re there is having a huge cone of sweets or “snoep” (pronounced snoop) from Jamin.  And of course our boys have now caught the bug too.

wauw-jamin-franchise

They have literally hundreds of varieties of rainbow-coloured sweets at each of the three Central Amsterdam branches, and best of all for Marc they have all his favourite varieties of Drop or liquorice too.  Now for most people the idea of salty, sour, hard or even soft liquorice is pretty off-putting but the Dutch are crazy about the stuff allegedly consuming more that 2kg of it each per year.  Don’t worry though, if liquorice isn’t your thing it’s still most definitely worth a visit.  There are walls of just about every other type of sweet stuff you can imagine, and dozens of imported treats from the US and Japan as well.

img_9788

And if you find yourself near a branch, make Marc the happiest Dutchie in London by filling up a cone of his favourites including the watermelon and tennis-ball shaped gumballs or some “Trekdrop”, Half Moon Drop or Honey Drop.

Now Dat really IS Lekker!!

FullSizeRender 3.jpg

 

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s