Thursday, November 12, 2015

Must Eat Mussels In Brussels

WE WERE FAMISHED AFTER WALKING ALONG FEW BLOCKS OF LANES AND ALLEYS.... despite the creamy waffles in our tummies, it was time to call for a proper meal before we headed back to our homestay.

Oh, Aaron was telling us that we must not leave Brussels without tasting their fresh mussels!!  He definitely had done his homework well, I didn't know that at all... So on we walked and walked, we went in search of Mussels!!
nope, it was not along this alley....
They have all kinds of food here, from Italian to Mediterranean, middle-east and Spanish...
...but no mussels are seen....
And when we were almost giving up and stopped for a breather here, 
the word "Fresh Mussels" was right in front of us!
This sidewalk cafe was just directly opposite where we were seated....
Nice ambience....
My hungry look!
So....What shall we drink?
We ordered this... Aaron's suggestion..
Cheersss!!
As for the food.... 
These came first... I wonder if they are bottomless... but we never asked....
Chicken fillet with their special sauce.... (16 euro approx)
Yes, now I remember... the sauce is cooked with BEER!
MUSSELS!!  (22 euro approx)
AND they are so FRESH!!
 The mussels in one POT!
Thank goodness we didn't order a third plate.....
OK, one more picture before we dug into the FOOD!
The Mussels seems to be endless!
Their tomato and spices blended so well with the fresh mussels....
So.... how was the food?
This expression says it ALL..... !


25 comments:

  1. Not a fan of mussels but yes, I would eat - not bad with creamy cheesy sauce like what was in the chicken fillet. Looks good.

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    1. Now I remember, it is made from Beer! No wonder I could enjoy eating it ...

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  2. That pot of mussels looks great. Everyone must have enjoy it a lot.

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  3. you cannot leave Brussels without trying their mussels with brussels sprouts together with a man call Muscles From Brussels!!! hahaha.. wah, even Aaron also thumbs up for the mussels leh, sure very good and i can see the pots were cleanly emptied!! :p

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    1. Nearly cleaned.. it was such a big pot...

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  4. Your creamy chicken looks so good, looks more sedap than the mussels, hehe, coz I love creamy stuff ma.. And call me jakun, I'm more attracted to the basket of bread with butter.. I can have a lot of bread with butter if the bread is warm and nice.. 10 blocks of good quality butter, 5 pieces of bun/bread, kekekekeke..

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    1. Can dip in the sauce which is cooked with beer!

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  5. Not only hungry face but you looked tired too.

    Mussels! I love them as long as they are fresh.

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  6. Wow! Looks good lah. One big pot kautim!

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    1. So much... can be shared by the 3 of us..

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  7. Looking at all the foods makes me hungry as dinner time coming...

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  8. Such a big pot of fresh mussels! I am sure you all enjoyed your dinner!

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    1. Yeah, you could call it an early dinner!

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  9. Your pot of fresh mussels is way better than the mussels I ate in Brussels. Nice!

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    1. So you tried too? They tasted good, don't they?

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    2. The ones I ate not so good because there were sand or other things in the mussels, not washed properly but I ate from one of the eateries along the pedestrian walkways so maybe cheaper that's way but it was way back in 2003.

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  10. I am sure you enjoyed your dinner and had a good time, the mussels look so fresh, life is short so enjoy! :)

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  11. nice nice leh..... so much.... must eat more there . Jiayoh!

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