Flemish (Vlaams or Belgisch-Nederlands)
Flemish (Dutch: Vlaams) is a popular informal term to refer to Belgian Dutch (Dutch: Belgisch-Nederlands), Dutch as spoken in Belgium. Among linguists, "Flemish" refers to two specific dialects of Dutch alone, namely East and West Flemish. "Flemish" is also used to refer to the so-called Tussentaal, a Dutch sociolect, also spoken in Belgium, or for the Belgian variety of Standard Dutch.
Flemish on whatamieating.com
To find foods and foods and food-related items in whatamieating.com in Belgium you may search by any of the following terms:
Belgian Belgium Belgisch Flanders Flandres Flemish Flamande Flamandes Nederlands Tussentaal Vlaam Vlaams
These terms associated with languages are hidden behind the scenes as there is some crossover with other languages. The traveller in Belgium may not be precisely certain which language is in use, and can search using more general terms such as 'Belgian''.
You may use any of the above terms in any search you make using 'Translate from English' so that if you wish to search for a translation of lemon sole, choose whichever of these language terms that you think is most appropriate, say:
'lemon sole Flanders' and then click on 'Translate from English'
One of the problems of providing searches in a multilingual world-wide food dictionary is trying to help people reach the things they are searching for. People do not always know the precise language being used, so these more general searches such as 'Belgian' may help in a successful search.
Also included in the glossary are dishes from the cuisine of the region, cookery terms, cooking methods, drinks, food festivals, days of the week, months of the year etc.
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