Where to enjoy pure food in Brussels? Organic, local food, veggie and vegan, forgotten vegetables in the restaurant’s backyard. Oh look, tasty chocolate! Check out 5x Pure! Food & Travel tips in Brussels! Read more »
After Antwerp and Ghent it was time to visit the Belgian capital. We stayed in a hotel where almost everything at breakfast was fair trade. We visited organic shops and farmers markets, and we didn’t forget to enjoy delicious lunches and dinners. Did we mention the tasty organic and fair trade chocolate!
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‘Eat more green’ is Alex Joseph’s slogan. Alex is an American chef who also worked at the michelin starred Rouge Tomate in New York. Every dish the restaurant serves contains a guaranteed minimum of greens: at least 50 grams of vegetables in the appetizer, 100 in the main course and 50 grams of fruit in the dessert. Read more »
What is the reason that diners keep coming back to Soul? According to co-owner Emilie, there are three: the healthy organic cuisine, the very tasty veggie and vegan dishes and the guarantee that they are gluten and lactose free. No butter or cream is used in the kitchen. It is Soul’s mission to show people how important food is for our wellbeing and that of the planet. Read more »
Belgium is famous for its waffels, french fries, beer and last but not least: chocolate! We were glad we didn’t miss Belvas with their organic and fair trade chocolate. The cocao is imported from South America: Ecuador, Peru and Colombia to be precise. Read more »
Les Filles is a great and very tasty concept set up by three friends. You sit at long tables in the beautifully decorated dining room on the first floor. The other diners at our ‘table d’hôte’ were very kind and entertaining. Read more »
Les ateliers des tanneurs is an indoor organic market in the Marolles borough in Brussels. In the large hall of Ateliers des Tanneurs you can buy fresh organic fruit and vegetables. You will also find cheeses, olive oil, nuts, chocolate and wine. Most of the food is from Belgium (in the blue crates) but you will also find products that are imported from Italy. The produce is displayed really nice. Read more »
The restaurant Tan in Brussels is situated on the first floor and can be reached via a stairway situated at the back of the organic store. The modern, sober, white interior, setup with the principles of feng shui in mind, will definitely surprise you. Read more »
Close to Hotel Welcome in Brussels you will find this great organic shop. Färm is a cooperative and you can become a co-owner of the store which entitles you to a discount on all groceries. They sell a wide variety of fresh produce, among them are bread, meat, cheeses, fruit and veggies. Read more »
Besides meat and fish, the Surinam kitchen offers a variety of veggie dishes. Some ingredients at Cafe Pom in Brussels are organic and because of this, Menoodj, the owner, believes it is important to be clear about the origin of the products. Most importantly, the food should be prepared with love and I can tell you that there is a lot of love going around in the dishes at Pom. Read more »
Hotel Welcome is unique. Located in Brussels city center, near the ancient quarter of St. Catherine, each one of the 17 hotel rooms tells its own travel story. The owners Sophie and Michel love to travel the world and welcome you to Zanzibar, Tahiti, Saigon and fourteen other inspiring destinations. We stayed in Tibet. Read more »