Tag Archives: Belgian beer

Ghentacular

This was my second visit to Ghent, a town I thought would be nice to retire in a decade ago when I was last here. Perhaps I had a different view of what retirement entailed as a younger one as … Continue reading

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Best of Both Worlds Part II: Belgian Beer Yes!, Belgian Cheese…um…no thanks!

After a horrendous day trying to get from the south of France to Brussels with the entire French rail system threatening to strike, I gladly excepted when my friend Katharina offered me a beer upon our arrival.  The first beer … Continue reading

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The lamb, the leek, the pumpkin, the beer

We had the opportunity to cook in Brussels as Loic and Katharina generously let us run free in their beautiful kitchen. We decided to make our version of a Belgian dish, Carbonade, which was actually created on the fly and … Continue reading

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Belgian Beer & French Cheese-The best of both worlds, part 1

As anyone who knows me will attest, my favorite food next to cheese is beer.  Or preferably these two marvels of fermentation served together.  Unfortunately (or perhaps from a health standpoint fortunately!) I am not of the Homer Simpson camp … Continue reading

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