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RASPBERRY CHEESECAKE CUPCAKES WITH SPECULOOS BISCUITS AND WHITE CHOCOLATE BASE

The only way to top a cupcake in my eyes is to make it a CHEESECAKE cupcake. (I was going to try to join the two words a la cronut but it doesn’t work. Cheesecupcakes isn’t so catchy).

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L’EPICERIE

I’ve lived in Ixelles now for almost three years, with this little cafe a stone’s throw away. Shamefully this was my first visit last weekend. But won’t be my last!

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BRITXOS (By LA BRITANNIQUE) + NUIT BLANCHE

Another weekend, another brunch.

A couple of weekends ago I was feeling especially delicate on a Sunday. The night before had been Brussels’ annual ‘Nuit Blanche’- a ‘sleepless night’ in French. It’s always one of my favourite nights of the year when dozens of art/dance/music/drama/interactive/younameit shows take place in one area of Brussels.This year’s offering did not disappoint.

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BIA MARA

I love Brussels (most of the time) and I also adore its amazing range of comfort food. The word ‘stoemp’ even sounds stick-to-the-ribs carborific. Sometimes though, I CRAVE the comfort food I associate with home.

I come from a small village in the north of Ireland right next to the Belfast Lough.

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