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Conveiving a dish at Lux däg for däg

    Last week, at the restaurant, it was time for the new menu’s brainstorm. We change it about every 3 weeks, depending of the guest’s demand and season of course !       To achieve this, the kitchen team is divided in two, with one part elaborating the dishes, and the second part […]

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A whole ship in a museum !

Visiting something special...

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Finally Sweden !

  Last step in Sweden !   I’m leaving Hemsedal quite sad, saying goodbye to all the friends (but that’s how it works!), during a nice last evening.   I must admit that it’s a little bit stunned that I take the night bus to airport.   Plane fly off at 11 am, I’ve time […]

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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 […]

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Hellefisker

Halibut is a pretty big deal in Norway. The name actually designates a fish which is from the northerns fjords. He lives in the deep water, until 500 meters, and is the biggest specy of flat fish known : its size can reach 2,5 meters for 300 kilogramms. And above all, it is very good […]

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Favorite recipe

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

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Qabili Palau

  While I was in France for my holidays, I had the opportunity to go visit one of my good friend, whom is from Afghanistan, in Grenoble, the city of my school. Since both of us are chefs, it is always an occasion to experiment, share and above all cook a nice diner. Today I’d […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

Last update: 13 January 2017