The personal touch

image014Julie Baekelandt insists on doing things her way – and that’s good for her guests, as Richard Harris found out

Julie Baekelandt attacks the artichoke with abandon, working with vigour, her movements precise and perfectly aimed at separating the heart from the rest in just a few seconds. We’re in the small but immaculate kitchen of C-Jules, a restaurant that opened six months ago on the charming market square in Zottegem, East Flanders.

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