French desserts

Italian beer
Fans of a foamy drink can easily name the countries that are primarily associated with it. This is the UK, Czech Republic, Germany or Belgium. But the number of those…

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Oil and onions, oil and carrots: interaction
In recent years, the real trouble is with the quality of sunflower oil. I do not mean cold-pressed oil, which is suitable only in salads, but industrial-produced, in large quantities,…

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Oil and onions, oil and carrots: interaction
In recent years, the real trouble is with the quality of sunflower oil. I do not mean cold-pressed oil, which is suitable only in salads, but industrial-produced, in large quantities,…

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How Vienna waffles differ from Belgian ones

Many countries boast national recipes for original and delicious waffles. For example, England, where this dish is served as a light snack, or the Netherlands, which presented the world with the so-called syrup waffles, as well as the USA and the Czech Republic, Norway and even Japan. But for the connoisseurs of this delicacy, the reference examples are perhaps the two most famous varieties: Viennese and Belgian.
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The history of waffles in Vienna is closely connected with the name of the Austrian confectioner Joseph Manner, who at the end of the 19th century introduced to the public a new type of dessert – “Neapolitan waffles”. They got their name due to hazelnut filling – they were delivered from Naples at that time. The Continue reading

Coffee in Belgium: prices, brands, the best coffee shops in Brussels and Antwerp

Coffee along with chocolate is the real passion of the Belgians. Every year, the country imports about 40 thousand tons of coffee beans from Kenya, Ethiopia, Brazil, Guatemala, Mexico.

History and traditions of Belgian coffee
While still a colonial power, Belgium owned coffee plantations in Rwanda and the Congo. Subsequently, having lost them and not being a producer of raw materials, the country began to develop coffee-roasting production and reached the highest skill in it. So talented professionals work in Belgian factories that the robusta or Arabica blends created by them drive crazy even those who are indifferent to coffee.

The most famous Belgian coffee brands include Cordesa, Miko, Onur. But perhaps the most Continue reading

6 interesting facts about Belgian cuisine that you did not know

Situated between France, Germany and the Netherlands, Belgium has always experienced significant cultural influence from these countries. It is reflected in national cuisine.

But in Belgium there are absolutely amazing dishes and special culinary traditions – what makes this small country so incredibly attractive for gourmets from all over the world.
French fries were first cooked in Belgium
Belgium, french fries

Already in the middle of the XIX century, the process of cooking french fries was established by a local Continue reading

French fries in belgium

For many, fragrant sticks of fried potatoes in oil are their favorite treat. And Belgium is exactly the country where it is best to enjoy its indescribable taste.

Belgium – homeland of french fries
The Belgians are absolutely sure and sincerely indignant that French fries appeared for the first time precisely when their national dish is called French Fries – French fries. Residents even found an explanation for this fact: they say the wrong name appeared due to the fault of American soldiers. While in the Belgian Wallonia during World War I and tasting french fries, they heard French and mistakenly “attributed” the delicacy to the wrong kitchen. Continue reading

Cooking sheet music mill

I do not promise that while reading this text you will drool to the floor, or you will valyatstsa under the table, neigh and be in shock. This text, in fact, is not quite for LJ; it is hardly suitable even for a book. But this time it’s very important for me not to discuss some people and their actions, not to talk about events or given, today I want to share an idea that is very important to me. It will be interesting to read, maybe not for everyone, but I sincerely hope that there are at least a few people who can talk to me about it and together we can formulate some thoughts more accurately than I can do now.

The idea is simple and, in short, it consists in this: Continue reading

What the Japanese eat every day: for breakfast, lunch and dinner
The Japanese people, in general, have a unique quality: they can get enough of their eyes, due to the fact that they prefer aesthetic saturation to physiological. The circumstances of…

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Khamrashi
It happens differently in life. It happens that in one place and at one time there occurs a luxurious abundance of products and the art of cooking begins to flourish,…

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6 interesting facts about Belgian cuisine that you did not know
Situated between France, Germany and the Netherlands, Belgium has always experienced significant cultural influence from these countries. It is reflected in national cuisine. But in Belgium there are absolutely amazing…

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Where to eat tasty and cheap in Brussels
Tourists love Brussels not only for their unique beauty, but also for delicious national food. Local chefs definitely know how to surprise even the most demanding guest. When planning a…

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