Chocolate trail in Brussels

Belgian chocolate is reputed to be amongst the best in the world – the domestic consumption is one of the highest worldwide, as is its chocolate export trade. When I first moved to Brussels, I was a little disappointed that there wasn’t an artisan chocolatier at every other street corner. Large commercial brands such as Godiva, Neuhaus and Leonidas don’t…

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Catching Up

After last week’s radio silence, I’ve been busy catching up on (more) work as well as relaxing and doing some fun stuff around Brussels. There was some beer, fries (with mayonnaise) and jazz. All very Belgian, except the latter which was part of the 19th annual Brussels Jazz Marathon. Sipping tea at The Tea Garage…

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A One-Banana Banana Bread

Fret not, you’re not seeing double. I’ll explain in a bit. On Easter Sunday, after waking just before noon, AB and I decided to prepare a full English breakfast for brunch. Whenever I think of an English breakfast, I’m always reminded of the feast that we once had at Bistrotheque (23–27 Wadeson St.) in East London. My poached egg and bread served…

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