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The Sweet Secret behind Belgian pralines

February 12, 2021

Belgian chocolatier Frederic Blondeel lets us in on the secret to making perfect pralines. Also Skijoring is the perfect new adventure sport for cold winter days. And: Florentine Paper, fancy Italian gift-wrap.

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Belgian pralines are a very special treat. Frederic Blondeel has been named Belgium’s best chocolatier by the Gault & Millau restaurant guide. He lets us in on what makes Belgian chocolates so special.


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Skijoring: Skiing through snow with horses

If you like both skiing and horses, then Skijoring is made for you. In this unique winter sport, a person on skis is pulled by a horse.

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Florentine Paper: Quality Italian gift-wrapping paper.

High-quality coloured and gift-wrapping paper, some of which is still made by hand, has a long tradition in Florence. Typically, Florentine Paper comes in colourful patterns and contains golden elements.

Dresden’s star perfumer Uwe Herrich
Uwe Herrich’s perfumery looks like a medieval alchemy laboratory. He creates unique perfumes from fragrances extracted from organic materials – and even supplies European nobility with an air of elegance.

Biologist Merlin Sheldrake and the world of fungi

Fungi are more than his hobby. Not only has British biologist Merlin Sheldrake written a best-selling book about them, but he also grows them, cooks them and uses them for fermentation.


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