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.

Destination Krakow, Poland: Polish Cuisine.

Our destination this week Krakow, Poland meaning: hello Polish Cuisine! This being a first-time visit for me, and I can tell you I had no idea what to expect and let myself be surprised by what the city of Krakow has to offer. A catholic city with many beautiful churches; […]

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, […]

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 […]

Hands down the best Black bean Eggplant and steamed fish

The Asian kitchen has always been a weakness of mine, the different flavors and tastes just get me every time: from their fried rice, Chinese vegetable variations, dim sum, fish, oysters – I could go on and on. With that being said I have to share one of my favorite […]

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 […]

Nishi’s Summer Menu

Forks, Knives, Action! Dear Foodies, I know it has been a while since I wrote a full review, but things have been a little crazy. If you were following my IG page (@thebajanfoodie) and Facebook page, you would have been getting some great food pics and event updates. Don’t worry […]

Sanuk – Fun is a way of life

SANUK… a new concept Courtyard by Marriott Paramaribo introduced on Tuesday, September 12. Fun is a way of life – The title says it already. The word “Sanuk” (สนุก pronounced sanook as in “look”) in the Thai language, means to have a good time, to have fun, to enjoy oneself […]

Exploring Curaçao restaurants: Oporto Restaurant

Oporto Restaurant the second on my list of eight restaurants we visited! Oporto is a striking wooden structure on the banks of the Waaigat, an inland lagoon in the historic city center of Willemstad. The perfect combination: a marvelous sight and a taste of Curacao best ribs or our international cuisine! After […]

Exploring Curaçao restaurants: Gouverneur de Rouville

Restaurant & Café Gouverneur de Rouville, the first on my list of eight restaurants we visited! Restaurant & Café Gouverneur de Rouville is better known as De Gouverneur by the locals and also by the once that visit the island often. De Gouverneur is located in Otrobanda with a beautiful view […]

Brunch on Sunday

On Sunday, January, 5th, we walked the “Bigi Broki Waka” (Big Bridge Walk). We started early that day. Waking up around 05.30h, getting ready to meet up with your friends, family or colleagues to walk 5k from 07.45h till … Well how long it takes you to walk 5k of […]

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