Passion for Passie

A dear friend of mine has this passion for a restaurant called Passie Food and Wines 🍷, and for her 30th birthday, she invited a few friends to enjoy her passion along with her. I am honored to be among those few. Passie, Food and Wines is also one of […]

JJ’s foodie journey 2020

It has been a while since I’ve shared my foodie journeys! Each picture has a story, and I promise to try and share a little of each period they’ve been made. So here’s the journey I’ve made during these pandemic months. Beef in red wine sauce So I think that […]

A conversation with… Xaviera Mijnhijmer

Suriname’s well-known and still our reigning pastry chef of the year! Xaviera has been with the Suriname Culinary Team since 2013. She is well-known for her Surinamese cakes, like viadu, keksi and more. Read about how she started in the article: Who’s the Chef? Xaviera Mijnhijmer. Xaviera Mijnhijmer Pastry Chef […]

Beach Picnic Fine Dining Style

A birthday girl’s wish come true. Her beach picnic concept well prepared and thought out. Concept: Gietanjali ThakoerSuppliers: Gietanjali’s Flowers | Roeli’s Lighting & Decor | Extraordinary.su Location: The Beach at the Courtyard by Marriott, Paramaribo This post will only contain picture.

Trinidad 🇹🇹 – worth a few days

If you’ve got the opportunity to travel for a few days… Trinidad is an option you should consider.  The island of Trinidad is known for having 2 cultures that are ruling, the Creol and the Indians. Even though you’ve got both their cuisine isn’t only Creole or Indian, but it’s […]

A conversation with… Patrick Woei

A few years ago we started our posts on “Who’s the Chef?”. Now we are coming back with a new series: A conversation with… For our first issue, we’ll start a conversation with Patrick Woei. We interviewed him in 2014. You can read the article here. Patrick Woei Chef & […]

Even better at cooking: The basic pan set and special pans

A good pan is an investment for life. Rather buy a few expensive high-quality pans than a complete collection that warps, burns or loses the protective coating after a few years. what do you need at least? Frying Pan – 24 cm & 28 cm Saucepan – 18 cm & […]

Even better at cooking: The Essentials – Pots and Pans

I usually just write about my own experiences, in the culinary world and traveling. I post recipes from my friends, family and myself, but also from others… whenever I love a dish, the recipe usually is shared here. And my travel experiences, of course. I’ve come up with the idea […]

My 6 day trip to Europe

The Netherlands The surprise First off I wanted to surprise my brother. It was his and his girlfriend’s gender reveal party. No, not a party… But a small gathering where they would reveal what the gender of the baby will be. Now mind you, I did not tell them I […]

Our First Vacation Destination: Aruba 🇦🇼 part 2

As promised, here’s the second part of our trip. Enjoy! 🙂 Day 6 Snorkeling somewhere Okay okay… more water more fun! But first, we had to grab some lunch… Dushi Bagels and Burgers YUM! After a great lunch moment, we went about it… shooting some pictures at the “I ♥️ […]

Our First Vacation Destination: Aruba 🇦🇼 part 1

🙌 Whoop whoop 🙌 Our first vacation together as a family! Snapping pictures… AUA here we come! ••• Safe travels ••• Vacation starts here We had a good flight ✈️… arrived safe and now waiting on our luggage 🧳 so we can pick up our car 🚘. Our first day […]

Refined Dining: Quality and Style

l’Hermitage – the facts l’Hermitage is a high-end restaurant that is specialized in fine dining. In their own words: Refined Dining. Their dishes are at a particularly high level when it comes to taste, presentation and the quality of the ingredients. In addition, we offer special and hard-to-obtain products in […]

JJ’s foodie journey – March 2019

Every month a journey… A food journey! That’s what it’s all about. I am late! OMG I am late. Have you ever noticed that sometimes you don’t even notice how time flies? You’re thinking: “I’m going to publish my post at the beginning of each month” and by the time […]

JJ’s foodie journey – February 2019

These journeys have become a part of a routine. I’m being honest, and I’m still trying to get this all together within a certain time frame, and having a full time job that has nothing to do with food. lol I hope you enjoy this month’s journey! Ferbuary 1 I’ve […]

JJ’s foodie Journey – January 2019

It’s a new year and it looks like it’s going to be a beautiful one. Wishing all my readers the very best in 2019. My year started out great. As you’ve read already in some of my posts, I have a boyfriend/dude/mister 😉. I’ve been a bit discreet about it, […]

JJ’s Foodie Journey – August till December 2018

First, of, I’d like to apologize for not writing as much the last few months of 2018. It’s been pretty hectic, but a good few months. Sometimes life happens and you get caught up in sooo many things all at once. It’s not that I don’t value my time writing, but […]

JJ’s Foodie Journey – July 2018

I really do appreciate that all of you are reading my journeys each month. It’s always a pleasure to look back and see what I’ve eaten; and where I’ve gone to do so. This month I’ve done or eaten more home cooked meals, than the months before. I’m starting off […]

JJ’s foodie journey – June 2018

Last month I started to log my foodie journey and I’d love to share it with you each and every month. This month I share with you a little more than I did before. Mind you, I did eat more, I just forgot to take a picture. The reason, I […]

Evening out: Taste of Burma 🇲🇲

On the last day of the month May, I had the Taste of Burma on my mind. Gathered a couple of girls, the group was growing and 6 confirmed of the 11 asked. Eventually, due to circumstances, 2 had to cancel at the last minute. 😔 They did miss out!

I wanted to share our well spend evening at Azteca’s Exotic Foods with you. Hope you enjoy the read, as much as we did the food. Imagine the taste if possible 😉.

JJ’s foodie journey – May 2018

It has been a while since I cooked me up a meal or two at home. I’ve been so busy lately that cooking was not on my priority list. But starting May this year, I’ve decided to “challenge” myself to a new lifestyle that includes home cooking, gym life, more […]

Patio 83 – Soft Opening

Our two well-known chefs, Michael Hermelijn and Nicole Tong Sang, decided to put their heads together and join hands in starting their own little restaurant… Finally is the only word we can say to welcome them into the “owning-your-own” business world. It has been long waiting, and yes finally it […]

Turkey. Cranberry Sauce. Sweet Potato Pie.

What does Thanksgiving dinner look like at your house? Last year was my first time celebrating Thanksgiving. I never used to travel during that period of time. I always wanted to go and see what “Black Friday” was all about, but never went. So last year, after finding a super […]

Me, myself and… Food?

As a young girl, I never really had problems with my weight. I was born weighing 2430 grams and I was at my chubbiest at age 2, weighing about 12 kg. From a very young age, I developed a love for food. My mother could not enjoy a meal, without me grabbing […]

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