Maxim Boon

Today, I will introduce you a person of the team, it’s the second of the Chef Ferdy Debecker: Maxime Boon.   Maxim is the second and also the Chef’s nephew. EYCKERHOF is a family history, since the mother of Maxim (the Chef’s sister), comes to help at the restaurant on weekends.   Maxim is 23 years […]


Favorite recipe

Today I decided to tell you about one of my favorite recipes in Belgium: The waffle of Liège.


Christmas tables

After I spent few days with my family to celebrate Christmas, this is 6 pm when I come back in the kitchen on the 20th of December.   The team is now complete, I straight away start. Madame explains to me that we ‘ve gone have 2 full weeks because Christmas and New Year are […]


The wonderful surprise: Saint Nicolas

  Saint Nicolas is celebrated on 6 December in Belgium and especially in the wider East of France but also in Germany and the Netherlands.   This Patron Saint spuriously looking like Father Christmas (photo for comparison) is the excuse for giving children confectionery in the form of chocolates, nic-nacs (small round cakes topped with […]


A day at Ostend, what to do, what to see, and where to eat?

A day at Ostend, what to do, what to see, and where to eat? Ostend is on the North Sea in West Flanders; it is a port and seaside resort. It’s where many writers and singers like to recharge their batteries – for a year or for all lifelong. I liked taking snaps of its […]



After having gone out late Saturday night with the team, I asked them what was the most iconic thing to see in Brussels. As you know I love to stroll around and explore new cities. The next day I therefore got up early to discover Brussels. As I left the station in the cool morning […]


Second stage: Belgium, Eyckerhof restaurant, chef Ferdy Debecker

  After 4 extraordinary months in Sweden; here I am in Belgium, more precisely at chef Ferdy Deberker’s Eyckerhof restaurant, one Michelin star (location map). It is a Flemish house in the middle of fields, at the crossroads of two villages, Puurs and Bornem. After the excitement of Stockholm, I arrived in the middle of the […]


Departure from Stockholm

The last weeks in Stockholm were full of strong emotion and activities.


Stockholm has not finished dazzling you!

Still in the family, I will show you my second and third day about life of a Stockholm resident and some culinary specialties.

Last update: 20 February 2017