Archive for the 'Belgium' Category

L’Air du Temps Revisited

Visiting restaurant L’Air du Temps in Valonia my first time highly impressed me. This was back in 2011. Since then, Sang-Hoon Degeimbre and his wife Carine have in 2013 moved their restaurant out to a new location in Liernu in the flat countryside 40 km SE of Brussels.… »

L’Air du Temps – Haute Cuisine with Touches of Korea

One of the most exciting places I have dined lately is the L’Air du Temps in Belgium. I was invited here in connection with my visit to The Flemish Primitives event.… »

Back Stage at The Flemish Primitives

From time to time during The Flemish Primitives I went back stage to see what was going on behind the scene and in the kitchen where chefs prepared for their presentations.… »

Impressions from The Flemish Primitives 2011

On the 13th of March 2011 I arrived in Ostend, Belgium, with a good handful of food bloggers and food consultants.… »

Tweeting from The Flemish Primitives 2011

I’m at Oostende’s beautiful beach for this year’s culinary event of The Flemish Primitives. Follow my comments and photos at!/verygoodfood.… »

The Flemish Primitives 2011

The concept of this year’s Flemish Primitives culinary event on 13th – 14th March is ENGAGING – EXCHANGING – EXPLAINING. The program is packed with exciting sessions by famous chefs, e.g.: René Redzepi, Michel Bras, Sergio Herman, Massimo Bottura and Pascal Barbot etc.… »

Event: Culinaria in Brussels

On June 3rd to 6th Brussels is hosting the outdoor food festival Culinaria at Tour & Taxis and forming the most Michelin stars ever owned by one restaurant:

50 Exhibitions

23 Michelin stars

16 Chefs

11 Workshops

4 Menus

Amongst the participating chefs are Peter Goossens of Hof van Cleve*** (#17 at The 50 Best’s list), Sang-hoon Degeimbre of L’Air du Temps**, Bart de Pooter of Pastorale**.… »

The Flemish Primitives – Is Belgium the New Black?

On February 8th I attended my first international culinary conference, The Flemish Primitives, which took place in Bruges.

Named after a group of painters who were active in the Netherlands during the 15th and early 16th century in the flourishing cities of Bruges and Ghent, The Flemish Primitives today is the a group of Belgian chefs as well at the name of this annual culinary congress.… »

VGF in panel at The Flemish Primitives

Quite surprisingly I was invited to be a part of a panel in front of a large audience at The Flemish Primitives.… »

The Flemish Primitives – Sense For Taste 2010

The Flemish Primitives are organising a one day gastronomy event in Bruges, Belgium, on 8th of February 2010. The event is an annual meeting place for cross fertilisation between the food and the beverage industry, gastronomy, the wine world, artists and scientists.… »

Who Said Identity Crisis?

Back in mid August when I received the invitation from Kobe, Alexandre & Filip to the exclusive dinner… with the emphasis on French-Flanders and Flanders… for a limited international group on Monday 21th of September, I got very excited.… »

Video Recording from In de Wulf

This is the video recording by Cuisiner En Ligne from the kitchen of In de Wulf in Belgium where Kobe Desramaults, Alexandre Gauthier and Philip Claeys were cooking Monday evening September, 21st.… »

3 Chefs Cooking Event in Belgium – Live Broadcast

On next Monday September 21, I’m returning to the In de Wulf restaurant for the cooking event of three chefs focusing on the Flanders region.… »

In de Wulf – Go There!

The weather was lovely, the sun shining and the sky blue with white puffy clouds here and there above the old red bricks farm of In de Wulf.… »