Limburger Cake

Limburgse vlaai’ is a pastry traditionally associated with Belgian and Dutch Limburg. The pastry is regarded as typically Limburg elsewhere in the Netherlands and Belgium. It is often offered on occasions when people want to emphasise the hospitality of Limburg. One of the oldest mentions dates back to the 12th century. When Godfrey III of […]

Hasselt Speculaas

Speculaas a real delicacy from Hasselt! Hasselt is known for its tasty specialties. For example, what is known in large parts of Flanders as speculoos, we know in Hasselt as speculaas. And yes, that’s more than two letters difference! You can taste that immediately. First crunchy, then soft and then the nostalgic taste of those […]


Did you know that in the 19th century the average Belgian drank 9,5 litres of jenever every year? And jenever still remains popular to this day! With the yearly jenever festival and a local jenever museum, Hasselt still has a special bond with this local product. Jenever exists in multiple forms, ranging from grain jenever […]