But today, we’re talking about another Belgian classic.
Don’t worry, I’m not going to say I don’t like them. That’s impossible. I am, however, coming out as a firm supporter of the cheese croquette as the best of the bunch.
Don’t get me wrong, the shrimp one is good enough, but there’s something fantastic about a deep-fried cheese sauce.
I know, this is a matter of personal taste, but I’m standing by this one. I’d go even further and name bitterballen the king of croquettes. But as I’m not entirely sure if they actually count as croquettes, I’ll refrain from so bold a claim.
So, here I am stating my opinions and asking if you agree.
What’s the best croquette? And where do you get it?
Let @johnstonjules know, he skipped breakfast.
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