Flemish Beef Stew

Looking for a warm and cozy stew? Look no more! Beef braised in old brown beer, served with fluffy potatoes and pickled mustard seeds and water cress. These last two I learned on my recent trip to Antwerp and it is a REVELATION!


Buttery shell shaped delicacy became world wide famous, since Marcel Proust’s novel ‘In Remembrance of Things Past’. In the novel narrator dips ‘petites madeleines’ in a tea cup and as soon as the warm liquid with crumbs in it touches his palette, he is transported in time to his childhood. In the literature this became…