Tag: Belgium

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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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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iPhone in Belgium

The AP writes “Quirk in Belgian law drives iPhones near $1,000“. The article compares it to the AT&T locked in price of $299, which isn’t fair though. They should compare it to the unlocked price of about $550. Still a big difference, and 21% VAT doesn’t help either. The thing is, in Belgium it is…

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