- Belgian chocolate
Belgium is famed for its high quality chocolate – probably one of the best in the world – and over 2,000 “chocolatiers”. You will find it in any supermarket.
- Belgian beers
Belgium counts more than 500 beers from the more sweet «pils» to the more fermented Trappist. To this day, a Belgian drinks on average 202 liters per year. That means 58cl per day…
- "Boulets à la Liégeoise"
The typical food, and certainly the most popular, is this meat cooked like balls, served in a thick syrupy brown sauce – called “sauce chasseur” – made with onions and “sirop de Liège” and accompanied by chunky homemade chips. Boulets à la liégeoise is generally a matter of one or two beef and pork meatballs.
- Liège Waffles
The Liège waffle is a richer, denser, sweeter and chewier waffle. Featuring chunks of pearl sugar which caramelize on the outside of the waffle when baked, it’s the most common type of waffle in Liège. Those waffles are prepared in plain, vanilla and cinnamon varieties by street vendors across the city.
An alcohol that can be drunk pure or declined in various tastes of fruits and sweets. It can be called “blanc” as well when you mix it with a soft. This beverage is a specialty of the bar “La Maison du Péket” but one can find it in every bar in Liège. Also, the Péket is very well appreciated during some celebrations like the Christmas Market.
- Sirop de liège
It’s a syrup made from apples and pears from orchards located in the Province of Liège. It gets into sauce for “boulets à la liégeoise” or spread on bread, accompanied by cheese.