Our waffles are famous all over the world, and in Wallonia, you’ll smell the sweet aroma of vanilla on many a street.
These caramel-coloured sweet treats, with their grid of little squares, are guaranteed to please.
Compared with its Brussels cousin, the Liège waffle has the advantage of big chunks of sugar in the dough. Another type to try is the galette, which looks like a waffle, but has a finer, softer texture. They are usually eaten at breakfast.
How is a Liège waffle made?
According to legend, the Prince-Bishop of Liège’s cook created the recipe because his master had explicitly ordered a pastry containing large chunks of sugar. The cook tried baking a dough mixed with sugar in a waffle iron. The Prince liked it, and the recipe was copied throughout the region.
Try out our recipe for pearl sugar waffles, and enjoy them with family or friends.