Belgium: Chocolate, Chocolate, Chocolate

Belgium is famous for its chocolate tradition, which dates back to the 17th Century. Of course, they import their cocoa beans, but chocolates are a big, big part of their culture and economy, and the quality standards for chocolate production are higher than in the rest of Europe. In Belgium there’s a chocolate shop in every corner,Sigue leyendo «Belgium: Chocolate, Chocolate, Chocolate»

Belgium: Books and Monuments

Brussels The last day in Brussels we had breakfast at Le Pain Quotidien, a restaurant-bakery founded in Brussels in 1990 by Alain Coumont, a chef who, upon realizing that he didn’t like the bread available for his restaurant, decided to make his own. He opened a small place in the rue Dansaert, and that small shop is now anSigue leyendo «Belgium: Books and Monuments»