The Taste of Belgium (Paperback)

The Taste of Belgium By Ruth Van Waerebeek Cover Image

The Taste of Belgium (Paperback)

$29.95


Special Order—Subject to Availability
Here in Ruth Van Waerebeek's wonderful compendium of 250 delicious recipes, is the best of Belgian cuisine. It is a cuisine that traditionally prizes regional and seasonal ingredients and there are dishes in this comprehensive collection using all the ingredients synonymous with the country including endives, mussels, chocolate and beer

Belgium is a country that boasts many Michelin-starred restaurants and it is sometimes said that Belgian food is served in the quantity of German cuisine but with the quality of French cuisine. It's a country where home cooks - and everyone, it seems, is a great home cook - spend copious amounts of time thinking about, shopping for, preparing, discussing, and celebrating food. With its hearty influences from Germany and Holland, herbs straight out of a medieval garden, and condiments and spices from the height of Flemish culture, Belgian cuisine is elegant comfort food at its best- slow-cooked, honest and satisfying, perfect for a Sunday lunch, a dinner party, or a casual family gathering

Here in Ruth Van Waerebeek's wonderful compendium of 250 delicious recipes, is the best of Belgian cuisine. It is a cuisine that traditionally prizes regional and seasonal ingredients and there are dishes in this comprehensive collection using all the ingredients synonymous with the country: endives, mussels, herrings, white asparagus, Brussels sprouts, mustard, beer and chocolate. There are national dishes such as waterzooi, moules frites, hutsepot, stoemp and of course waffles. For the adventurous cook there is much to explore in this varied and perhaps unfamiliar cuisine. As the Belgians say, since everybody has to eat three times a day, why not make a feast of every meal?
Product Details ISBN: 9781911621300
ISBN-10: 1911621300
Publisher: Grub Street Cookery
Publication Date: June 27th, 2019
Pages: 320
Language: English