Belgium

La Belgique Gourmande

  Belgium is well-known for its superior chocolate making. Chocolatiers line the streets with stores of all kinds, offering ornately designed chocolates and various pairings.  Last year, in Brussels, I stopped at the most amazing bakery and candy store, La Belgique Gourmande.  This store is a Belgian masterpiece! Designed and decorated like a vintage candy store or apothecary, La Belgique Gourmande features confections one can only dream of.  The store envelopes you in delicious aromas.  Huge, open containers of cookies are center stage, ready for you to box your favorites in your selected metal tin.  Confections of all kinds…