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Dana is a graduate in Political Science and International Relations. She moved to Brussels from Romania for her studies and Mont des Arts made her fall in love with the city and remain here. She loves animals, especially dogs, and everything food related, but dessert most of all.

28 June 2022

5 foods that could help alleviate food insecurity

Food insecurity is one of our world’s biggest problems and the Covid-19 pandemic has worsened the situation. According to UN statistics, there were 768 undernourished people […]
20 June 2022

The weekend that showed Brussels the best of Portugal

The Best of Portugal fair returned to Brussels after a 2-year pandemic induced break. Portuguese farmers and producers came to the Parc du Cinquantenaire in the […]
20 June 2022

Santarém conquered 50,000 Brussels’ hearts at the Best of Portugal

This weekend I went to the Best of Portugal Festival in Brussels. Magnificently sited at the arcaded head of Cinquantenaire Park, the festival took place in […]
27 May 2022

Where to officially find Paris’ best baguettes and croissants

If France had to be known for just one thing, it would be their culinary talent. Everything food and drinks-related is of great importance and quality […]
25 May 2022

German town of Tübingen sued by McDonald’s over packaging tax

With only 90,000 residents and known for its green reputation, the tiny German town of Tübingen was caught in a litigation process after McDonald’s sued the […]
20 May 2022

A new French app uses AI to identify different cheeses from a single photo

If there’s one thing the French are famous for, aside from their impeccable fashion sense, it has to be their cuisine. It might not be the […]
3 May 2022

Travelling to the world of Chocolate Chip Cookie Day

What a lovely occasion to celebrate. I hope you’re sitting in front of your screen with a box of chocolate chip cookies while reading this article. […]
28 April 2022

Meet the first Belgian Vegan Butcher

Our planet is warming, so now is the time to be changing our behaviour. If we don’t, chances are that we or the generations coming after […]
21 April 2022

Charleroi is about to get a new food market

Food markets have been all the rage in Europe for a few years now. In Belgium, things took a little longer to take off, but now […]
20 April 2022

Healthy diets could prolong life up to 10 years

Eating a healthy diet could increase the lifespan of young adults by as much as 10 years, according to new scientific research. 1. Healthy diet There’s […]
19 April 2022

Ukraine usually grows enough food to feed 400 million people

Food insecurity and trade disruption are two of the many consequences of the military conflict in Ukraine. The International Food Policy Research Institute proposes specific ways […]
8 April 2022

3 refreshing picnic recipes to celebrate spring

Spring has sprung and as a species, we’re ready to awake from our winter sleep. The days are getting longer, the sun hasn’t set yet when […]
6 April 2022

New street food festival to be held in Brussels in May

For the very first time in Brussels, a street food festival will take place from May 12th to 15th at Tour & Taxis. The Streat Fest […]
5 April 2022

10 traditional Ramadan dishes

The holy month of Ramadan has just started this year. During this period, Muslims follow a very strict fast during the daytime. With a few exceptions, […]
30 March 2022

The war in Ukraine may soon lead to a shortage of Belgian fries

The war in Ukraine is leading to a shortage of sunflower oil and Belgian fries shops are having to fall back on palm oil. The industry’s […]
28 March 2022

Luís Mira: “Portugal’s food chain faces a double challenge: severe drought and the war in Ukraine”

Portugal is currently facing a very difficult situation due to the extended drought and the war in Ukraine, both of which have led to an astounding […]
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