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Discovering a Global Palate Since 2016

Hello! I am Bethany the mastermind behind Flavourful Wanderer! Welcome and get to browsing!

I am from the Cayman Islands where life is simple, sweet and never really complicated. I am a sunset and sometimes saltwater chaser but mainly a food and all things sweet eater! Essentially, Flavourful Wanderer has always been an idea of mine, actually for quite some time and it came to flourish in 2016, but I have been discovering my global palette much longer!

I lived in the Cayman Islands until I was 19 when I ventured off to upstate New York to attend The Culinary Institute of America where I graduated in 2010. I have always been passionate about food, even before attending CIA. I can remember my grandmother sitting, mixing and kneading by hand Johnny Cakes in her lap after she picked me up for primary school. Food has always been an integral part of my life. I grew up on the freshest beef, pork, seafood and fish imaginable! My uncle was a butcher and fisherman (still known as one of the best on island), so we never needed to purchase those items from the grocery stores. It was my lifelong dream to become a well-renowned pastry chef, but life had other plans for me.

Over the years of living overseas, I have come to appreciate simple things such as being home on a Sunday with family, or a fresh piece of fish, travelling to a new place or a familiar place but discovering something I hadn’t before. I have always loved to travel. I took my first flight at 6 weeks and by 25, I had already lived in four countries, spanning across the globe (the Cayman Islands, New York/USA, England and Hong Kong)!

The meaning of flavourful wanderer is simple - the ability to taste the deliciousness of meandering through the world one day, one meal, one experience at a time. More simply put, enjoying the ups and downs of every experience that is undertaken throughout life.

Flavourful Wanderer was created to catalogue my life experiences. There will be many elements to my blog, recipes, self-expressive journal (where all my undying confessions will be placed…I kid!), restaurant, service reviews as well as photo galleries and experiences logs.  Experiences mainly related to food, which if you haven't figured out yet, I am extraordinarily passionate about.

Flavourful Wanderer is still a work in progress. But if you want to learn more about the face behind the blog, read about me here. Want to get to browsing through my blog, you can find my adventures here.

I wish you love, joy and fulfilment as you scroll through the variety of posts; this is a blog of my own self-expression.


flavourful wanderer |fleɪvəfʊl won-der-er|

the ability to taste the deliciousness of meandering through the world one day, one meal, one experience at a time

Let me win, but if I cannot win, let me be brave in the attempt
— Special Olympics Motto