Main Belgian sweets and desserts
Almost every Belgian city has its own sweet "attraction" - a delicacy that is made only there. For example, the province of Liège is famous for its delicious creamy meringues,…

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Risotto and paella
Paella and risotto are two characteristic dishes of two wonderful national cuisines: Spanish and Italian. True, this does not stop many tourists from confusing them, because both dishes are prepared…

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French desserts
French cuisine is a special world of gastronomic delights, where sweets and pastries are one of the important places. French desserts are unlikely to leave anyone indifferent, each of them…

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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

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The cost of food in Barcelona
Barcelona is one of the most worthwhile places when it comes to food and wine. Few cities in the world can compete with the capital of Catalonia in the number…

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Crimean Chebureks
Every morning I will bow in my belt to a man who will unmistakably be able to distinguish a crescent square from traditional chebureks to taste. Why do traditional pasties…

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What to cook for the New Year?
I’ll make a reservation right away: I won’t talk about how to cook any Hungarian geese, with all due respect to the Hungarian farmers. The fact is that such a…

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To all paella paella!
Follow me, I list clockwise, starting at twelve o'clock: peeled tomatoes, chicken stock, carabinieri shrimps, olive oil, paprika, saffron, beans, gumbo pepper, garlic, onion, chili pepper (completely, absolutely not hot…

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