If you wonder who are the people behind this blog and why we named it Coffee & Vanilla please read on…
We are husband / wife team: Margot (the “vanilla”) – born in Warsaw, Poland and Michael (the “coffee”) – from Roseau on beautiful island of Dominica in the Caribbean. Currently together with our daughters: Ella (4) & Marissa (9) we live in diverse city of Brighton, UK after almost 10 years spent in London’s Islington and previously working on the cruise ships where we have met back in 1998.
We have stared Coffee & Vanilla back in 2007 and it’s dedicated to European & Caribbean cuisine, crafts, home decor, DIY, travel, photography, multiracial hair products, natural cosmetics, healthy lifestyle, lunchboxes and other aspect of our family life. Most of the pictures on the website are actual dishes / crafts that were made by us, taken with our good old Nikon D50, except for quick mobile phone shots which are most probably taken with either HTC Desire or more recently with Motorola Moto G. The WordPress theme of this blog has been done from scratch by us (Michael actually) as well.
photo by Sylwia Korsak
We hope you enjoy you stay on Coffee & Vanilla!
Margot & Michael
p.s. Please forgive us not replying to all your comments and emails. We do read all of them and do our best to reply to most of messages but sometimes our day does not have enough hours, so please don’t take our lack of time for ignorance.
From time to time we write also reviews, commissioned articles, include affiliated links or promote give-aways that we were asked to blog about, but it does not mean that we were told what do write… all materials on C&V are our unbiased impressions of the products or services. Some of the reviews can be also read on Amazon website or on our other blog at 416 Studios. All sponsored in any way articles are disclosed. If you wonder how come mostly positive reviews are published in Tried & Tested series – it is simply because we don’t mention products that are not worth it.
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