Waterzooie or Waterzootsje--originating in Flanders--is one of the great national soups of the world. Belgians are pretty loose with the ingredients, though. Not only does every family have its own recipe that varies eggs, cream, and lemon--but some use fish instead of chicken. In fact, Escoffier himself captured the recipe as a fish and wine soup. Apparently wine is the ONLY ingredient all these variations have in common--and I have heard of variations that recommend dark Belgian beer instead of wine. This particular recipe, however, is made for the hearts and stomachs of poultry lovers--it is chicken times a thousand, and wonderfully silky and rich to boot. And just exactly what does Waterzooie mean?translates to "a simmering, watery thing." In other words, eggs and cream notwithstanding, the broth should not be too thick.