Sailor, Globetrotter, Nature Lover, Artist & Designer, Passionate Cook
I was born in Germany, studied languages and economics in Cologne and lived for many years in Munich and Tuscany, before setting off to sail around the world on my yacht. Since 1985 I have sailed the seven seas, lived all over the world, dived regularly for the catch of the day and learned to survive in the wilderness with nature’s resources, creating new recipes with whatever was available.
In 1992 I landed in Vanuatu, fell in love with the islands and their people and decided to stay for a while.
For many years I was the chatelaine on board our Tallship La Violante, one of Vanuatu’s most renowned charter yachts which hosted royalty, celebrities, passionate sailors, divers and sybarites on cruises throughout the South Pacific.
In 2004 Idecided to become a landlubber and, after nearly 20 years, I now call Vanuatu home.
I am a passionate cook with a culinary repertoire stretching from Germany, Italy and France to the entire Mediterranean, Asia and the tropics.
Since December 2011, I openend my gorgeous Balinese-inspired villa to guests who can enjoy my food and share my knowledge of Vanuatu’s many islands while relaxing in the spacious surrounds of SARANGKITA, my absolute beachfront paradise.
About once every week, I invite guest to my 'VANUATU FOOD SAFARI', a cooking class I teach at SARANGKITA. For more information please visit my website: (email hidden)
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