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  • n. Alternative spelling of rijsttafel.

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  • n. dish originating in Indonesia; a wide variety of foods and sauces are served with rice


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  • We ordered a "rijstafel" not sure if the right translation is "rice table", a wide selection of small dishes - lamb, chicken, fish, octopus, rice, noodles, vegetables etc.

    The weekend in Amsterdam

  • Indonesian, i.e. a rijstafel, where a bowl of rice serves as the base for a tantalizing succession of small dishes And a real smorgasbrod, the kind where you roam a circular buffet laden with a variety of smoked fish, salads and luscious Scandinavian specialties.

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