Beef Goulash

My mother-in-law has a wonderful recipe for what she calls goulash. It bears absolutely no resemblence to the Hungarian, pepper-filled classic, but it is called goulash anyway! I decided to see whether I could successfully recreate this dish using the crock pot instead of cooking it on the stove top as she does. Mission accomplished! … Continue reading Beef Goulash

Carbonnades a la Flamande/Stoofvlees (a Belgian beef stew)

Quick! Name five famous Belgians/things from Belgium! Beer (and damned good beer at that) Johnny Halliday (ha! You thought he is French, didn’t you?!) Cricket (no, really, they claim to have invented the game…) Art Nouveau (check out some of Victor Horta‘s masterpieces here) Pralines We lived in Brussels, Belgium from 2003 until last Summer. … Continue reading Carbonnades a la Flamande/Stoofvlees (a Belgian beef stew)