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 […]

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 […]

Curaçao Hotel Updates: Curaçao Marriott Beach Resort

Last month we wrote the first update, the hotel where the King and Queen of the Netherlands reside when on the island, you can read it here. In short, this post is about the second Curaçao Hotel Update: Curaçao Marriott Beach Resort Curaçao Marriott Beach Resort where the ultimate in […]

Next stop: Coquille Seafood Restaurant in Thessaloniki

Thessaloniki meaning “victory of the Thessalians”: the second largest city of Greece, over 1 million inhabitants in its metropolitan area, a city I knew nothing about until I got whisked away and exposed all the country has to offer. Yes, I got whisked away, I can finally for once utter […]

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 […]

Easter Lunch during lockdown

It is during these times that food has become more and more the center of our universe. Even now during Easter, while celebrating the rising of Jesus, we come together and eat. In one of my posts I stated that we are in lockdown because of this virus torturing our […]

Baking: French Pastry Class

Funny… I’ve lived in France 🇫🇷 and always loved their bread and pastry, but never thought of trying to make any of theirs myself. Funny part… It would have been better to learn it from the natives ☝️. But I didn’t, I registered for a class in my own country, […]

JJ’s foodie journey – April 2019

Every month I save and collect pictures from some or all places I’ve eaten or just the homemade meals that I’ve had in front of me. But… life happens and sometimes just don’t have all the time to write up amazing short notes. So this post and the next one, […]

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 […]

Sunday – Healthy Food Tip #07

Base your meals on starchy carbohydrates Starchy carbohydrates should make up just over one third of the food you eat. They include potatoes, bread, rice, pasta and cereals. Choose wholegrain varieties (or eat potatoes with their skins on) when you can: they contain more fibre, and can help you feel […]

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 […]

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 […]

Home Cooking: Spiced Pork with Stirfried Broccoli and Apple

Sometimes you’re at home and you just want to try something new……something a little ‘different’. So…..I thought: why not try something ‘uniquely different’ I started my mise en place by gathering ingredients: pork, broccoli, apple, and onions. I also wanted to incorporate Chef Dre’s Spice Blend for the meat. In Suriname […]

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