Yogurt Spread with Radishes and Green Onions

Yogurt Spread with Radishes and Green Onions

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Spring was in the air on my lunch table
A couple days ago I was home for lunch on my own and wanted to make something special yet easy. I had a few eggplants, carrots, red peppers, cucumbers, green onions, and much more.

I was really in the mood to make a typical Belgian spread made principally with fromage blanc, green onions and radishes.  You add a little salt and pepper to these ingredients and you basically have your spread.  I also wanted to make baba ganoush with the eggplants. So what did I do?

I made both! Here I share the recipe for the Yogurt Spread with Rad…

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Chicken Enchiladas

Chicken Enchiladas

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Why not make these tasty chicken enchiladas for Cinco de Mayo? Or any other time of the year?
These Chicken Enchiladas will be an instant crowd-pleaser. Ideal for a family supper, a potluck, a welcome gesture for a new neighbor moving in, or any other happy occasion.

 
Preparing Chicken Enchiladas in Belgium
Making Mexican (really Tex-Mex) food when you are living in Belgium is not as easy as it is when you live in the US (or of course in Mexico). In Belgium, you may not even be able to find some ingredients, which is why I have to adapt by substituting some ingred…

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Welcome to Belgian Foodie!

This is the first post on this site after being launched publicly.

This site will feature my blog, which started last year on my Facebook page, highlights from my Pinterest boards, Recipes, Tools & Tips and much more!

It’s been quite an adventure getting to this point. In the coming weeks more changes that I’m working on will be made and more materials added. Recipes and categories of recipes will expand as I post new material over time. I hope that you will enjoy this site and will be patient as the kinks get worked out.

I will be adding multilingual options once the English…

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Pasta with Salmon and Avocado

Pasta with Salmon and Avocado

Pasta with Salmon and Avocado is a Perfect Dinner for Two
Fresh Colored Pasta with Salmon, Avocado and Wild Garlic Sauce is a seasonal delight.  It is quick to make, satisfying and not a worry for your waistline.  Ready in minutes, Pasta with Salmon, Avocado and Wild Garlic Sauce is ideal for an impromptu or last-minute supper with a special someone tête-à-tête.  What a dream for a weeknight supper!

While the wild garlic makes this a seasonal dish, you can easily substitute a smaller dose of ordinary garlic or fresh garlic instead.  Wild garlic, also known as ramps, has a more subtle flavo…

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Oatmeal Porridge: A Healthy Breakfast

Oatmeal Porridge: A Healthy Breakfast

What do you eat for breakfast?
The one constant I’ve had over the years with respect to food has been my eating oatmeal porridge in the morning for breakfast. I don’t eat it every day, but do eat it a few times a week, at least. I love that it fills me up, helps start the day with energy, is inexpensive and easy to prepare.

The way I make oatmeal porridge however has changed over the years. At first I made my oatmeal porridge with milk and a slab of butter with brown sugar. Later I made it with water and added a little milk at the end when it was ready to be served and skipped the butter. …

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Salade Liégeoise: Green Beans and Bacon

Salade Liégeoise: Green Beans and Bacon

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What is a Salade Liégeoise?

How do you make a Salade Liégeoise?

As every Belgian knows, a Salade Liégeoise is a very typical warm salad made with three basic ingredients: green beans (string beans), bacon and potatoes.   It comes from the city and region of Liège, near the German-Dutch borders with Belgium.

Often we add sautéed onions and then season it with a little vinegar or a combination of vinegars, such as Sherry, raspberry and red wine vinegars.  I usually use my homemade red wine vinegar with a mix of cranberry or raspberry vinegar to add a fruity touch.

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Red Enchilada Sauce Recipe

Red Enchilada Sauce Recipe

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Recette Sauce rouge pour enchiladas – fr

Is this the best Red Enchilada Sauce recipe?
You will have to try  this Red Enchilada Sauce to find out!

You can prepare this Red Enchilada Sauce in less than an hour.  There is enough sauce in this recipe for sixteen ample-size enchiladas.  I often make a bit more so we have some extra sauce in the house for a few days afterwards to add into other dishes.  For instance, I add a little Red Enchilada Sauce into some soup to enhance the flavor.  Or put a few tablespoons into a pasta or r…

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Leek Quiche with Wild Garlic

Leek Quiche with Wild Garlic

How to turn a basic Leek Quiche recipe into a special Springtime dish
On Easter Monday four generations of my Belgian family gathered at my niece’s house for an afternoon pot-luck spread and egg hunt for the kids.  Everyone brought a dish.  There were cakes, pies, brownies, tartes al Djote (a local specialty pie from Nivelles, Belgium), flammekeuche, chocolate truffles presented in a cake-pop style, a raspberry Charlotte, and other goodies.  I brought a vegetarian Leek Quiche with Wild Garlic, which was easy to make and quite tasty.

When I make a quiche, I follow a basic formula of 3 eggs …

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Matzo Brei: Passover or Anytime

Matzo Brei: Passover or Anytime

Why not make Matzo Brei for breakfast all year round?
It’s the first morning of Passover so of course I made a simple version of Matzo Brei.  As Matzo Brei is made by mixing eggs with matzo, much in the same way as you mix eggs with bread to make French Toast, it is a simple dish to prepare for breakfast or brunch.

The number of possible additions and variations for this otherwise very straightforward dish is endless.  I opted, however, to start off with a basic recipe with a small addition of wild garlic, which is in season and in abundance in my local area at this time of year.

Feel f…

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