There are a lot of different regional products available on Texel. That makes Texel a paradise for lovers of local products! From asparagus to sheep cheese and from beer to fresh milk ice creams. Nowhere in the Netherlands you will find so many honest regional products as on Texel. Texel chefs know better than anyone how to make the most beautiful dishes with local products. On Texel you can let yourself be pampered to your heart's content with culinary delights in the restaurants or during events.
Texel lamb has been an important export product for the island for centuries. Read more about the origin, points of sale and recipes here.
Did you know that the sea around Texel is full of healthy vegetables? In fact, the Wadden Sea is the world’s most seaweed-rich area! Salty vegetables are
Texel’s beer has long been available beyond its confines. Many restaurants and cafés ‘across the water’ now serve beer from Texel’s brewery.
Sheep cheese has been produced on Texel since the mid 1500s and is still made according to an authentic recipe. Read more about points of sale and recipes
Texel has several breweries where specialty beer is brewed. Are you curious about how Texel beer is brewed? Then take a tour and discover what makes the
On Texel you can pick up fresh sea oysters from the mudflats yourself! All you need: boots and a bucket. You can pick them up at various places along the
Did you know that Texel has its own drinks? From TX Gin, to the well-known specialty beer Skuumkoppe and well-known Juttertje! Read the top 5 of Texel
At De Texelse Chocolaterie, Nanne-Jan and Lia Stienstra prepare the most beautiful and tastiest creations with chocolate. They mainly use Texel products.
Did you know that asparagus is one of the crops that we harvest here on Texel every year? You’ll find it in the island’s restaurants from mid-April
Various dairy products are made at the organic farm Novalishoeve on Texel. The cow's milk is used to make dairy, cheese and ice cream. Read more about
Have you tasted Texel’s bock beer yet? In the autumn months you can order Texel bock beers in many cafés and restaurants.
Distillery de Lepelaar develops and produces various craft, pure and natural drinks on a small scale. Read more about the Texel whiskey here!
With this recipe you can make a tasty Texel gin and tonic at home in no time. Stokerij Texel’s TX Gin is a soft, herbal gin with tones of sea buckthorn
In Voedselbos Texel you can taste everything that is ripe on the spot. They let nature do the work as much as possible and everyone is allowed to harvest.
Maarten Dijker is Texel’s very own mushroom farmer. He grows a variety of mushrooms, including shiitake, using traditional methods. Read on to learn
Cranberries grow wild on Texel and are grown at Landgoed De Bonte Belevenis. They make chutney, jam, soap and liqueur from it.
The Wadden Sea on the east side of Texel is the habitat of mussels. You can collect the mussels yourself along the coast. Read more here.
A wide variety of potatoes is grown on Texel. One of the most well-known is Texla. This waxy potato has a good flavour and is often used in salads and for
Relatively speaking, quite a lot of corn is grown on Texel. The corn is ground at Oudeschild’s windmill, De Traanroeier. Texel’s bakers then use the flour
Blue poppy seed is the seed grown from the poppy on Texel. On Texel there are beautiful poppy fields full of flowers, from this poppy seed delicious