My Culinary Journey

Guess who’s back, back again…

Its been just over a year since I last posted on my Martha Who? blog and I’m not going to lie, it was touch and go there, that I would ever be back!  In the weeks leading up to Hudson’s impending arrival, I was told “Nothing can prepare you for... read more

Martha Who? The dawn of a new era …

Here I am, 34 years old and I’ve just received the news that I have passed my Culinary Diploma exams with distinction and I will be graduating in a few short months.  I will have a Chef’s qualification – A  Culinary Arts diploma in Food Preparation and Cooking.  Hard... read more

Looking back on a year in Culinary School…

WOW, 2013 – What a ride! Balancing my corporate job responsibilities and the responsibilities of being a student again, had its challenges, its highs and its low’s. After I took the first step and enrolled into Culinary School, the universe aligned the stars for me... read more

I can’t explain it, I just do …

Roughly, 4 or 5 years ago when the company I work for was going through a rough patch and it was advisable to seek alternative opportunities, I interviewed for the Good Food & Wine Show’s Founder, for the position of her Personal Assistant. The role was very... read more

The Day I Met Gordon Ramsay

Photography by Darren Bester     (And by met, I mean stalked) Another major perk to working at the Good Food and Wine Show in 2013 was that Mr. Gordon Ramsay was the head line chef, meaning the odds of meeting him, ‘were forever in my favour’.  Especially, if like me,... read more