Cannel├ęs de bordeaux

I’ve been meaning to make my own “cannel├ęs de bordeaux” for years now, ever since I made them once while on a culinary internship in France back in 2010. Yes, that long. So I decided it was time! The recipe is not that hard, but getting the dosage of rum down perfectly takes some practice…

Specialty Coffee

I became a barista in June 2017 and decided to create a list on amazon that collects some of the best gear you will also need (or want) if you decide to get serious with coffee yourself. An espresso is great, believe me, but real specialty coffee is made using a filter method and can…

Dinner Party After Hurricane Irma

hosting a private dinner party for 6 guests. Nothing special but it is the first dinner after hurricane Irma hit Sint Maarten on Sept 6th 2017. So somehow it feels like a big deal.