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American pancakes treat at the Ambassador’s Residence in London

Date: 
15 July 2014

It all started with a tweet from Premier Di Rupo to President Obama just before the World Cup Football match between the USA and Belgium. The Belgian Prime Minister promised a supply of Belgian beers if the American team were to win. Likewise, the American Ambassador in London organised a wager with Ambassador Trouveroy. Ambassador Barzun would be cooking and serving American pancakes for the Belgian Embassy staff at the Residence in Belgrave Square if the Belgian team were to beat the US. Ambassador Trouveroy promised a hamper with Belgian delicacies if the American team were to win.

We all know the outcome of the thrilling football encounter! Sticking to his promise, Ambassador Barzun and his delegation organised a pancake breakfast, including some authentic American Maple syrup. The American Ambassador proved to be an experienced chef and prepared a delicious American breakfast at the Belgian Residence. We look forward to the next sporting event between the two nations so that another bet can be set up.