The personal stories and adventures of a nerdy food lover.

About thecookingchook

A thirty-something science nerd who was stuck in the financial services industry but has schemed a way out. Loves to cook but loves to eat food even more. Other things about me: passionate Francophile, life long student, voracious reader, gamer, eclectic taste in TV shows and music, constantly yearns to travel and freaks out over anything cute and fluffy.

The fine print….
This disclosure policy is valid from 22 July 2013.

This blog is a personal blog written and edited by me. For questions about this blog, I can be contacted at or send me a direct message on the Contact thecookingchook page

This blog does not accept any form of cash advertising, sponsorship, or paid topic insertions. However, I will and do accept and keep free products, services, travel, event tickets, and other forms of compensation from companies and organizations.

This blog abides by word of mouth marketing standards. I believe in honesty of relationship, opinion and identity. The compensation received may influence the advertising content, topics or posts made in this blog. That content, advertising space or post will be clearly identified as paid or sponsored content.

The owner of this blog is not compensated to provide opinion on products, services, websites and various other topics. The views and opinions expressed on this blog are purely the blog owner’s. If I claim or appear to be an expert on a certain topic or product or service area, I will only endorse products or services that I believe, based on my expertise, are worthy of such endorsement. Any product claim, statistic, quote or other representation about a product or service should be verified with the manufacturer or provider.

All photos that I post are my own and taken with my trusty iPhone – thank you Apple and the people who make the awesome apps that I use. Any photos or images that are not mine will have the source referenced appropriately.

This blog does not contain any content which might present a conflict of interest.

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  1. Pingback: (IBA) 1st Blogging Award | Mircel's Kitchen

  2. Love reading your blog!
    Please check out my blog and let’s follow each other! 😉 xx

  3. Hey there! I’m still ooohing and ahhhing over your macarons…maybe someday mine will turn out like yours 🙂
    In the meantime, I’ve just received my first blog award, the Versatile Blog Award, and I would love to nominate you in return!

  4. cheryllovesfood on said:

    Wow! You do have a fantastic blog! I too was recently nominated for the “Oh So Fabulous” award and would like to nominate you in return as well. You can see where I have included you as a nominee here:

    Really enjoying your blog! Cheryl

  5. Hi Chook, I’ve nominated you for 3 stars inn the Blog of the Year 2013 Awards. If you decide to accept you will find the details here

  6. Just found your blog, I’m now following! love food blogs!

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