So while I was studying to become a chef in Cape Town, I had the opportunity to meet people from all over the world. The reason for that was due to me staying in a commune with 7 other people, of which only three people including me stayed there for the whole year. The 5 other rooms where always occupied by different people from all over the world almost every three months. One of these people was a girl by the name of Pauline, she was from Belgium and was always interested in what I was learning at school. The one night we where talking about food and how its so different all over the world. Anyways we got on the topic of her countries national dish. To my surprise it was two items i would have never thought to be paired together. On the one hand you had French Fries ( which for those of you who don't know actually originated in Belgium) which is a cheap and easy food to make yourself, and on the other hand you have luxuries Mussels which are not cheap. At first I did not believe her at all, but then as all of us do now days being the "google it" generation, she got her laptop and google it to proof to me that she was not joking.
The Belgium term for this dish is: Moules Frites
So today i'm going to give you a nice and simple recipe for the unique National dish of Belgium!
Hope you enjoy and try it out!
PLease can i ask that you leave feed back, and if you decide to try it out to post your picture either on my website or on my Facebook page please.
Pualine watching and helping me out making fresh pasta
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