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Discover Belgian Beer

Watch on YouTube What wine is to France, beer is to Belgium. Wine educator Michael Fagan explores the country's beer landscape, learning the history and sampling the many styles. Runtime: 25 min.

Get To Know Belgium

René Magritte

on Produced by the Art Institute of Chicago, a detailed profile of the Belgian surrealist painter's (1898-1967) life, style and works. By A...

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A Beginner's Guide to Belgian Beer Styles

Not only are the beers of Belgium vast in quantity, they're vast in quality, diversity, and cultural importance. A Certified Cicerone beer profession...

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The secrets of Belgian chocolate

on A biochemist explores the Belgian chocolate-making process, looking for why it yields the best results in the world. By Laura Cassiday.

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Absolute Best Traditional Belgian Liège Waffle

An easy-to-follow recipe for making the country's most famous anytime-of-day treat. Runtime: 3 min.

Get To Know Belgium

Niccolò Rising: The First Book of The House of Niccolò

on Amazon Set in 15th century Bruges, this elaborate, detailed historical novel tells the tale of Nicholas vander Poele, the good-natured dyer's appr...

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Half Man, Half Bike: The Life of Eddy Merckx, Cycling's Greatest Champion

on Amazon The life story of the Belgian athlete and cycling champion, nicknamed “the Cannibal” for his insatiable appetite for victory. By Willia...

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The Belgians: An Unexpected Fashion Story

on Amazon This catalog from the BOZAR Center for Fine Arts exhibition provides a historic overview of Belgian fashion, starting with the legendary An...

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