Belgium is the nation of Gourmands rather than Gourmets which translates into big cuisine rather than fine cuisine. In reality this means that along with big portions, you get pretty good quality and … see full wiki
Coming close to the French are the Belgian. I love the use of seafood, especially the Belgian Mussels in Belgian Cuisine. Wide selection of wines is another pluses. Belgian Cuisine is quite homely and has a cosy feel to it. That's probably one the major difference between the French & Belgian Cuisine. While we go for French during special occasions, Belgian Cuisine is finest for everyday dining. I love it!