13 Foods That'll Make You Want To Visit Belgium: "Belgian waffles are nothing like what you find in North America. The most common waffle you can find in Belgium is called the Liege waffle. It's richer and denser than other waffles because it's made with buttery brioche dough and chunks of pearl sugar that caramelize on the crust when cooked."
Carbonnade: Belgian beef stew w/ beer base, traditionally a Belgian abbey style beer. Brown seasoned beef stew meat in oil and remove. Saute sliced onions. When brown, stir in a few T. flour to create a roux; cook for 2-3 minutes. Add meat back to pan with a bottle or two of beer, ~1 c. beef stock, a couple T. cider vinegar, thyme and bay leaf. Simmer slowly until meat is tender, maybe a couple hours, then serve with noodles or bread and Dijon mustard.
13 Foods That'll Make You Want To Visit Belgium (PHOTOS) ✧ Boudin Blanc / Witte Pens ✧ Boudin blanc is a white sausage that's made with milk. Its delicate flavor and fine texture is unlike any other sausage out there. It's usually prepared grilled or sauteed and is best served with mashed potatoes or apple compote. This article has been updated with Flemish translations of the names of the dishes, for ease of reference.