Coffee & Vanilla is a blog dedicated mostly to European & Caribbean cuisine but also crafts, travel, photography, multiracial hair products, bentos, Syrian hamsters and any other aspect of our family life.
My name is Margot (Gocha) and I was born in Warsaw, Poland, my better half came from Roseau on beautiful island of Dominica. Currently together with our children: Ella (2), Marissa (8) , D’wayne (18) & our hamster Toffy — we live in North London, UK.
From time to time I’m posting lunchboxes that I pack daily for my daughter and recipes that we use in our home. It can be something Dominican, Polish, British, mix of all that or something from totally different part of the World. I post as well quite a lot of crafts that we do with kids and from the art workshops I attend (!)
Pictures on the website are actual dishes that were prepared by us, taken with Nikon D50 or Nikon D70s.
Theme of the blog has been done by my talented husband Michael (the “coffee” in Coffee & Vanilla).
Sometimes I write also review, article, add link or post give-away that I was asked to blog about, but it does not mean that I was told what do write… all reviews are my unbiased impressions of the products or services. Some of them can be also read between my other reviews on Amazon website or on our other blog at 416 Studios. More tried, tested and recommended products can be found in my Amazon store. All sponsored in any way articles are disclosed.
When I’m not blogging, together with my husband we work as freelance photo retouchers & graphic / web designers at our virtual 416 Studios. You can read more about me on my personal micro-site at gocha.co.uk.
I hope you enjoy you stay on Coffee & Vanilla.
p.s. Please forgive me not replying to all your comments and emails. I do read all of them and do my best to reply to most of messages but sometimes my day does not have enough hours, so please don’t take my lack of time for ignorance.