Monday Meal Review: Belgium

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Happy Memorial Day everyone! Please be safe and smart whilst celebrating ... I like you and want you to stick around for a while longer :) In the spirit of taking the holiday off, I'll get to the point and jump right into the reviews. Enjoy! Vlaamse Asperges (White Asparagus a la Flammande) [Recipe] What I liked most about this dish: Vlaamse Asperges has three things going for it: the dish is elegant, the flavor is good, and there is next to no skill required to make it. This was … [Read more...]

Recipe: White Asparagus a la Flamande (Asperges op Vlaamse Wijze)

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Serves 4 (as an appetizer or side) White asparagus tastes more mild than green asparagus, perhaps even a little sweeter. The topping is rather like a rich, lemony egg salad and goes well with the asparagus. Ingredients: 1 lb white asparagus 3 Tbsp melted butter 2 hard-boiled eggs 1 tsp fresh lemon juice 1 Tbsp minced parsley salt pepper Method: 1. Trim ends off the asparagus. Cook in boiling water until tender, about 15 minutes. 2. In a small bowl, mash egg with butter. Combine … [Read more...]

Menu: Belgium

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When I had trouble deciding which dishes to make (big surprise), you guys helped me out on our Facebook page by suggesting I make it all! Yikes!  Although I'll be busy, I am happy to oblige... I mean who wouldn't love a menu like this... Vlaamse Asperges (White Asparagus a la Flammande) [Recipe] White asparagus cooked until tender with a chunky sauce made with hard-boiled eggs, butter, lemon juice, and parsley. Baked Belgian Endive with ham & cheese [Recipe] Barely bitter endive, … [Read more...]