Category: Food

Pistolets and charcuterie

Belgian pistolets, or kadetjes, are unrivaled anywhere in the world. They come in different sizes and origins: white, brown, light, crusty,… They are always eaten day-fresh. Pistolets are always covered with something like charcuterie, cheese, prepared spreads, confiture (jam) or chocolate spread. Optionally, you’d add fresh butter (or margarine if you really have to). See…

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Paprika potato chips

Paprika potato chips are by far my favorite chips variety, yet they don’t seem to be available anywhere else but a few European countries? But roast chicken, honey soy chicken, Ceaser salad… are options here, really? Please Lays, introduce this in Australia! “Extremely tasteful”, absolutely!  

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Vol-au-vent – Koninginnehapje

I love a vol-au-vent any day of the week. Although its name comes from the puff pastry it’s served in, a vol-au-vent in Belgium usually means the creamy chicken and mushroom filling (including the pastry), also called Koninginnehapje/Bouchée la Reine or Vidée. See the full gallery on Posterous Or in stead of buying it from…

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Belgian Waffles 101

This is a Brussels waffle. It’s light and crunchy, served on a plate and comes covered in powdered (icing) sugar. Optionally with fresh cream on the side, sometimes with chocolate sauce on the side, or topped with strawberries if you want to go fancy. Most of the time these waffles are only being served from…

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