Culinary Journal

Ode to Valencia – my new love

I have now reached the year and a half mark in our newly adopted city on the coast of Spain; Valencia. It's a very lively and warm town with just the right mix of locals and foreigners, decent weather, great beaches and plenty of cultural attractions…

Viva Espana

We have landed in our new city; Valencia, and have been here for exactly a year. What a change to have gone from the desolate and beautiful countryside of Northern Holland to an urban landscape in the Mediterranean. This was part of the plan. It's…

My journey to heal

Can you imagine being a chef for over forty years and finding out you can no longer eat gluten, dairy, fat, meat or anything fried...? I moved across the pond at the end of 2019. December 30th to be exact. Herman and I wanted to start the…