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No.50 Hof Van Cleve, Kruishoutem, Belgium

Sprat fish (image: Ekkow Photography)

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Peter Goossens' stated mission is to put a smile on the faces of visitors to his beautiful farmhouse in the fields of Flanders. It's a goal he has achieved with great success over 30 happy years spreading the joys of Belgian cuisine.

Riemegemstraat 1, 9770 Kruishoutem
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