BELGIAN WAFFLE MAKER: A GASTRONOMIC ADVENTURE ACROSS EUROPE
Gastronomic adventures can be not only interesting but also incredibly delicious. For example, the taste of Belgian waffles will сarry you away to the festive streets of Europe, where vendors fill the fragrant pastry with a variety of fillings: honey, cream, or chocolate.
Did you know that Belgian waffles combine two kinds of incredible pastries? The key to this is the thermostat that every electric waffle maker is equipped with. You select the degree of doneness to get the perfect waffle crust.
This is a delicate, classic waffle in a rectangular shape. The whipped egg whites in the recipe make these waffles incredibly light and airy. You can serve them with a wide range of fillings.
Brussels waffles are preferably served warm. They are best served with a sprinkling of icing sugar. The texture is not so airy once they've cooled. One could say that they become a little boring for gourmets.
Liege waffles are most often made in a rounded shape. The presence of caramelized sugar and baking at a higher temperature make them crispy with a golden crust. Liege waffles are delicious, both warm and cold. These are the waffles most often found on festive European streets.
A variety of fillings for Belgian waffles
Belgian waffles are delicious on their own, but they are best served with toppings. It's the perfect way to treat your nearest and dearest during the day. You can make the batter sweet and add a dessert; a slightly salty flavor will complement lunch or an appetizer.
Surprise your nearest and dearest by serving Belgian waffles with berries and whipped cream for breakfast. Dinner can be varied by adding a fried egg. Dinner is time for real gourmets. Bake the waffles with bacon, drizzle with mushroom sauce, or serve with aromatic slices of tender roast beef.
Every detail is important for perfect Belgian waffles: the non-stick coating and turning mechanism, machine power, display, temperature control, and number of servings.
Belgian waffles are always a centerpiece of any table. Their incredible popularity has conquered not only Europe, but the Americans started to experiment with these products. It was they who suggested sugarless variations as a second course or as an appetizer.