Italians sure know how to do frozen desserts

If you’ve been following the blog for a while you may know that I have written on chocolate (Belgian, Valentine’s Day) and confections, and mentioned sweet things because I do in fact have multiple sweet teeth. I admit it. My hips don’t lie. While dreaming that spring will finally come to Edmonton and seeing photos of my friend’s travels in Europe, I have been thinking about ways to find a…

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The origin of French fries: Belgium

Did you know that French fries were born in Belgium? Yeah I know, not many people know that, but its true. But why, you may ask, do we call them French fries? “Frites” as they are called in French (pronounced “Fritz”), were first made in 1680 in the Meuse River region between the French cites of Dinant and Liège, in Belgium. The inhabitants of the region normally ate fried fish,…

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European Life Style: Food

Belgian is great for not only for its chocolates and waffles, but it also has hundreds of amazing desserts. All of them are colorful and fancy. It makes you want to try them all. Little cakes, many types of pastries, tarts, and some things I’ve never seen before. I really like to look at all the artistry that goes into preparing the chocolates and other pastries. One of the favorite…

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The Guessing Game

Well, firstly I let me tell you that in December 2009 I moved from my small hometown in Canada after I graduated university to a capital city in Europe. So where am I writing from you ask? Can you guess? Let me start by giving you some hints. I can tell you that, this European country is still under a monarchy, it has three official languages and it is probably…

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