Even though she didn't bake, Mary got to eat the cookies. (Some of the cookies.) They are rather like gingerbread; very good. Wish I had one right now.
Chateau in the town of
Herrmalle. Many of the towns in southern Belgium have an annual "battle of the bands" and "dance till you drop" competition. It seems to basically be an excuse for a big summer party. We seemed to be the only Americans on hand.