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Top 10 Brussels, Bruges, Antwerp & Ghent by Antony Mason

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Frites or frietjes (in Dutch) with mayonnaise

Belgian frites (fries) are, quite simply, the best in the world. They are deep-fried in good-quality oil not once but twice, so they end up golden brown and bien croustillantes (crisp). Frites can be a side-dish or – served with a dollop of mayonnaise – a meal in themselves.

Shellfish and Crustaceans

Seafood plays a major role in Belgian cuisine. Mussels-and-chips ...

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