From Belgian cuisine, the many regional specialties of Wallonia are less well-known. The Maas Valley merges the well-known traditions of Belgium with the realities of the landscape and the traditions of its aristocratic court.
Belgian waffles have a highly regional character. One of the more famous waffle recipes is that of the Liege Waffle, from the city of Liege. Made with a brioche dough infused with sugar crystals, it has a rich flavor and sugary crunch.
Boulets à la Liégeoise is one of the national dishes of Belgium and can be found in restaurants all over the country. Though the recipe is for meatballs, the heart of the recipe is the sweet-savory sauce made from a regional fruit syrup.