top 5 Strawberry

Top 5 Strawberry Recipes (from bloggers)

Who doesn’t love strawberries? They are deliciously sweet & juicy… easily identifiable by their bright red colour & exterior seeds – they make us think of summer. Enjoyed freshly picked, whizzed into a smoothie or a juice, served with cream (think Wimbledon tradition) or as part of a dessert – they…

Ice-cream top 5

Top 5 Ice-cream Recipes (from bloggers)

We have been so lucky to have such a glorious start to the summer here in Belgium… with temperatures soaring to levels of 35+ degrees on multiple days. And what better way to cool down – than with an ice-cream, right? If you manage to have enough energy in the…

top 5 rhubarb

Top 5 Rhubarb Recipes (from bloggers)

The fleshy stalks of this plant are most often stewed along with mountains of sugar and make an appearance in pies & tarts… It’s tart taste makes it the perfect accompaniment for other fruits like strawberries and apples…but whichever way you love to work with – I know for a fact…

top 5 Salmon

Top 5 Salmon Recipes (from bloggers)

The word “salmon” comes from the Latin word salmo, which is supposed to have originated from the word salire, meaning “to leap”- which is quite appropriate when you think of these fish…. With so many different varieties of Salmon around and so many different way to prepare it – we thought that…

top 5 asparagus

Top 5 Asparagus Recipes (from bloggers)

It is asparagus season in Belgium!! Which is why you see markets (and supermarket) shelves overflowing with gorgeous white asparagus (otherwise known as “wit goud” or white gold in Flemish because it is considered a treasure!). Some say that the white asparagus has a milder & sweeter taste than its…

fun with fruit

Top 5 “Fun with” Fruit Recipes (from bloggers)

When 0ne thinks of fruit, they think biting into an apple, making a tart (or tarte tatin), a banana bread or just a simple fruit salad. But some of our bloggers have taken things to a whole new level – but getting funky with fruit… that is right, they have been hugely…

top 5 chocolate brownies

Top 5 Chocolate Brownie Recipes (from bloggers)

I don’t care if it is spring, summer, autumn or winter… it is always the right season for chocolates brownies!! And the best part??? The health benefits of dark chocolate include: a powerful source of antioxidants can lower blood pressure might lower the risk of cardiovascular disease may improve brain function…

pancakes collage

Top 5 Pancake Recipes (from bloggers)

Pancakes… who doesn’t like them??? There seems to be a few dates in the calendar when it is most appropriate to get out that pancake/crepe frying pan & whip up a batch! Firstly – a Belgium tradition that falls on the 2nd of February is Candlemas/ Lichtmis which translates to “mass of…

nutella

Top 5 Nutella recipes (from bloggers)

Love chocolate? We sure do… especially living in Brussels – the capital of chocolate (or so I say!) where there is an abundance of chocolatiers on our doorstop! Even better – there is a Chocolate Fair (Sablon Du Chocolat) from 6-8th February 2015 with 6,000 m² exhibition area entirely dedicated to chocolate…

belgian smaak

Top 5 Chocolate Recipes (from bloggers)

The seasons are changing… and nothing says comfort quite like chocolate – right?? The dynamic duo of Belgian Smaak provide us with a wealth of knowledge when it comes to beer & chocolate – so who better to turn to when you need to know how to make a Chocolate…