Welcome to my blog!
Have you ever considered changing careers into the food industry?
My journey to Spoons started in 2012. I came 7th on MasterChef UK which gave me the confidence to consider changing my career and finally following my passion with a career in food. Due to personal circumstances I decided to move to Belgium. This added a complexity, as well as new challenges to the concept of changing my career. In order to work with food in Belgium, I needed to complete a 3 year evening Chef diploma. Alongside a day job, the diploma became the focus of my life, and I stopped blogging.
Originally the blog served to record my recipes and consider what I should do following MasterChef. We are now 3 years on, I am a Scot living in Belgium, I have my Belgian Chef Diploma, I now have a Belgian husband, and we also have a beautiful farm in the Belgian countryside with the aim of setting up Spoons: a cooking school. The farm is a ruin, and so requires a lot of renovation. Its a work in progress. In the meantime, I still have a day job which is not in food, but I do the occasional celebration cake and catering opportunities.
The blog is a way to record my recipes, my food experiences and my journey for setting up Spoons.