Waffles to write home about

UNIQUE TOPPINGS: Shane Matlock is the owner of The Burgundian, a 5-month-old food company that sells Belgian-style waffles at pop-up events across Rhode Island. The waffles come with a variety of topping styles. Pictured is a bacon, ricotta, fig spread and basil theme. / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO
UNIQUE TOPPINGS: Shane Matlock is the owner of The Burgundian, a 5-month-old food company that sells Belgian-style waffles at pop-up events across Rhode Island. The waffles come with a variety of topping styles. Pictured is a bacon, ricotta, fig spread and basil theme. / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO
In late 2008 Shane Matlock, living on the French side of the Belgium-France border, ate a waffle that “forever changed” his outlook on the golden, baked good. Gaufres de Liege, named after the Belgian town where it was first developed, is a palm-sized waffle with a yeasted dough served with butter, pearl sugar or other…

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