Our weekend shopping excursion turned into a scavenger hunt for international cuisine. The result was discovering a variety of great ethnic stores in Brussels.
The beginning of July means summer is here, but in Belgium, it also means it’s bargain hunting time. Everywhere you look, shops are adorned with brightly coloured SOLDES signs, begging for your hard-earned Euro. But there’s one place in Belgium, you can find discounts all year, even without braving the sale-period madness – Maasmechelen Village, in Limburg province.
Canada’s Maritime Provinces were founded by European immigrants. While most were French or English, you can find a taste of Dutch and German cuisine in restaurants and farms, near our hometowns.
Belgian beer is beloved by beer aficionados around the world and there is one beer coveted above all others – Westvleteren. What is it that makes this Trappist beer so in demand around the world? Our contributor, Adriana, takes us on a quest to find Westvleteren in Flanders.
Living gluten-free means changing your diet, but it doesn’t necessarily mean you have to give up beer. We tracked down two gluten-free Belgian beer varieties to share our tasting notes with you.
As foodies in Belgium know, there’s much more to the country’s cuisine than chocolate and waffles. Each region has its local specialties, and the Walloon city of Dinant is no exception. A super-rich tart called Flamiche and super-hard cookies called Couques de Dinant are two local favourites you should try.
Tucked away in central Namur is Wallonia Belgium’s finest bakery. Using only organic ingredients, Boulangerie Legrand makes bread just as they have for the past six generations, with love and passion.