A visit to Belgium deserves plenty of sightseeing, as well as tasting all the culinary wonders the country has to offer in order to truly experience it. Looking to do something different for a change, experience local favorite or just want to have some fun? Try these cooking classes in Belgium!
Updated: 12 April 2019
Belgium is synonymous with waffles and decadent and luxurious chocolates which you cannot find anywhere else. If you want to further get an authentic feel of Belgium’s culinary scene, you can immerse yourself by enrolling in various food workshops that are offered all throughout the year. Here are some workshops worth spending your money on.
If you want a unique food journey which will take you through Brussels and have you captivated with tons of stories, this is the cooking class you should take. You get to experience a visit to a vibrant local market where you get to pick fresh, organic, delicious, and seasonal ingredients for you to use in your vegan meal. You will be taught by a local vegan yogi how to prepare delicious vegan meals which is a treat to the palate.
Belgium is a country famous for its wide variety of waffles. It is a travesty to leave the city without tasting or knowing how to make its world-famous waffles. If you are a curious traveler with a penchant for knowing local cultures and customs, as well as the history and techniques behind a place’s most famous culinary offering, then a waffle making class should be on your list. Most workshops last an hour and includes preparing the waffle dough, baking it and decorating your waffles with chocolate, cream, and seasonal fruits. Not only are these classes open for adults, they are also available for children.
Belgium is synonymous to chocolate so whenever you are in the country, you must absolutely taste their decadent chocolates, but if you want to make the experience a lot better, you should definitely learn how to make chocolates! There are regular chocolate making workshops such as those offered by Planete Chocolat throughout the country for events, team buildings, workshops, or travelers who just want to experience how it is to make this golden gift from the Aztecs. Workshops usually last for 2.5 hours and everything is made from scratch, but no cooking experience is required. You can be a real Belgian chocolate maker in just a short time.
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