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Michael Toa
Works at The Ritz-Carlton Grand Cayman
Attended University of Sunderland
Lives in Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands
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Greek-ish Pork Stew with Tomatoes and Beans
Just to show that I never stop thinking about food and often find inspirations from the strangest of places, the recipe I'm about to share came to me from my morning exercise. When I was at the gym this morning, the TV screen in front of me was showing the ...
Just to show that I never stop thinking about food and often find inspirations from the strangest of places, the recipe I'm about to share came to me from my morning exercise. When I was at the gym this morning, the TV scr...
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Brilliant conversation around food philosophies, the pleasure of cooking and eating, and much more... 
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Spicy Baked Ziti
Greetings dear blog readers... Oh my, it's been a while since I last posted. Please do forgive me. I hope all of you are doing well and eating deliciously.  Even though I have not been posting on the blog as frequently as I'd like to, I've been posting more...
Greetings dear blog readers... Oh my, it's been a while since I last posted. Please do forgive me. I hope all of you are doing well and eating deliciously.  Even though I have not been posting on the blog as frequently as ...
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My friend is making a film! How very exciting. Please show some love and support if you can. Thank you!
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Another brilliant video Edd! Looking forward to baking some scones now to have with my afternoon tea. Just wondering, can I freeze the cut out scones and bake later? Many thanks.
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Raspberry mojito, anyone? :)
a version of this recipe will appear in the August edition of Lincolnshire Life Magazine as you know, i'm pretty much obsessed with cocktails at the moment... what with my random recipes challenge (did you know that i've add...
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Chorizo and Beans Stew
Even in the Caribbean, it has to rain sometime. The past few days had been pouring down like crazy, but it is hurricane season at the moment after all.  But this kind of weather for me is just the perfect excuse to cook up something warm and comforting, lik...
Even in the Caribbean, it has to rain sometime. The past few days had been pouring down like crazy, but it is hurricane season at the moment after all.  But this kind of weather for me is just the perfect excuse to cook up...
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A beautiful day at the beach!
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Glad to be back on YouTube and I'll be posting more videos in the future!
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Brilliant Edd! Can't wait to get the book! 
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A stunningly beautiful classic date tart... 
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I am moving...
Hello friends! How's everyone doing? I hope you are all well and eating deliciously... I am taking a quick break from packing and this time it's the big suitcase that I need to pack because I am moving...  A couple of months ago I applied for a job which I ...
Hello friends! How's everyone doing? I hope you are all well and eating deliciously... I am taking a quick break from packing and this time it's the big suitcase that I need to pack because I am moving...  A couple of m...
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Ganbatte koko, ini dunia baru, merupakan kesempatan yg luar biasa di berikan Tuhan..enjoy every inch the experience you find every day, whatever it is, the ups and downs..hehehe
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Pastry Cook 3 (Bakery)
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  • The Ritz-Carlton Grand Cayman
    Pastry Cook 3 (Bakery), present
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Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands
Previously
Sunderland, UK - Hemet, USA - Medan, Indonesia
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Cooked my way through Jamie Oliver's My Guide to Making You a Better Cook - cookbook in a 2009.
Education
  • University of Sunderland
    MA Media and Cultural Studies, 2010 - 2011
    My final dissertation focused on the sociology of food and food culture, titled: Dinner is served. An exploration of identity through eating. Successfully completed the programme and was awarded Master of Arts with Distinction.
  • University of Sunderland
    BA (Hons) Media, Culture and Communication Studies, 2005 - 2008
    Studies include introduction to media and cultural studies, television studio operations, history of broadcasting, academic research skills, language and the media, the making of popular culture and French. Successfully completed the programme and achieved an overall 2:1.
  • Hemet High School
    2003 - 2005
    Member of the Chamber Singers, Men’s Choir, theatre club and journalism team.
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