Pierre Marcolini could be the most celebrated chocolatier in the world, his elegant boxes of exquisite concoctions available around the world. Critics say his ...
Jan, 28
The Chocolate King from Brussels: How Marcolini became one of the most renowned chocolatiers in the world
Pierre Marcolini could be the most celebrated chocolatier in the world, his elegant boxes of exquisite concoctions available around the ...
Friday, 28, January 2022
How Brand Whitlock became Belgium’s beloved American
He’s mostly known today for the boulevard he gave his name to, but as the US’s ‘Minister’ in Belgium during the First World War, Brand ...
Tuesday, 25, January 2022
Why the forest is Belgium’s unsung treasure
Its majestic trees have stood for aeons, accompanying human history from the Romans to Napoleon: the Sonian forest, or Forêt de Soignes, is ...
Sunday, 23, January 2022
When Antwerp was the centre of the world
In its 16th-century pomp, Antwerp was at the hub of the known world. It was a cauldron of emperors, heretics, spies and killer bankers, all ...
Thursday, 20, January 2022
The secrets of dining like a Belgian royal 
From pickled ox tongue and beef in champagne sauce to Leonidas chocolates and speculoos biscuits: the diet of the Belgian royal family has ...
Monday, 17, January 2022
How Brussels got its mobility act together
Brussels is unrecognisable from a decade ago, according to the politicians who helped lay new bike paths and pedestrianize streets. It ...
Saturday, 15, January 2022
Unlocking the mystery of Sophie’s murder
When Frenchwoman Sophie Toscan du Plantier was savagely murdered in Ireland, it sent shockwaves across Europe. Brussels-based true crime ...
Thursday, 13, January 2022