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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The Turkey Hunt

Being away from home for the first time come Thanskgiving, I started to think about all the food I would be missing out on. I then decided that I can’t not make a Thanksgiving dinner. I started my turkey hunt two weeks prior to Thanksgiving. I first went to the British store (aka Stone Manor) in Everberg, which is such a lovely place to drive through on a Sunday.  The…

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