It won’t surprise you, but even after a work week, a love of good food is key to chef Sophie Dumont. Just like time for her family, friends and relatives. From rooting in the ground to a game of greedy Sunday night raclette: Sophie guides you through the weekend. “We eat until we really can’t anymore and nap on the couch. Delicious.”
How and where does the famous Fleming spend the perfect weekend? With this question, NINA heads out with BV to her favorite spot. Because, however you fill the weekend, everyone should have a blast. Read all the inspiring stories here.
“I usually don’t cook on Friday evenings, and then go out to dinner. It’s good to start the weekend, even if it’s with my spaghetti from nearby. Moreover, I always cook for my family, because I’m very cheerful towards them.”
“I never sleep on a Saturday. I never fall asleep and don’t get out of bed at seven at the latest. With my busy schedule, I find it best to rest in the green. I live in Bagutenland: It’s great to walk here with our dog in in the middle of the fields.
I like to dig outside in the field, with these smells and textures and wind and even rain. It brings peace to my mind and at the same time motivates me to be creative.
“On top of that there’s De Groentelaar, where I get to pack fresh, local veggies on the weekends. I like people who love their profession, like Tijs. I’m amazed at what he knows and I’m happy when I can visit him. We’ll talk about flavors, combinations, or what to do with vegetables at Next episode He is one of the guests on my stand and taught me how to make apple cider vinegar. These little things make me so happy. I love to dig outside in the field, with these smells and textures and wind and even rain. It brings peace to my mind and at the same time motivates me to be creative. Going home And dirt on your feet: always a good sign.”
“Then I will keep Weekend couchpotato I work with Grace in the kitchen. Grace also has a place on my stand, although I don’t hope she’ll become a chef. You must have fun. We also love to eat with friends or family – I’m in their kitchen anyway. (Laugh) Or we go to town to meet people.”
My parents are divorced, but my parents raised us in Brussels and I stayed in the city.
“My parents are divorced, but my parents raised us in Brussels and stayed in the city. What do I always look forward to? Our raclette evening is on Sunday. Then we count down from Wednesday and pick the best cheeses from the cheese farms. We eat until we really can’t nap. On the couch. Delicious.”
• Launch of an online platform for recipes and inspiration, recently expanded with four new faces: Sofie & Friends, more information aboutsofiedumont.be
• Author of the book “Happy Moments”
• She has a daughter Grace (9) with her husband Wim
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