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A LITTLE ABOUT VAL

Hear It From Me

I believe you must bring your whole self to the table if you want to thrive in today’s crazy world; your personality, your sense of humor, and most importantly, your heart. All of these elements brought me to found Cooking with Val back in 2011.


Hello and Welcome!

I am Val, a Caribbean native from the Nature Island, Dominica. I created this platform as a space to express my passion for food... the history, culture, creation, production and consumption! 


I enjoy creating recipes using local Dominican products. When I'm in the US, I do my best to source similar, if not the same products, whenever I can. I also incorporate foods and recipes from countries I visit across the globe. I call my recipes "Caribbean Fusion", a taste of Dominica with international flare!


The recipes I share here are mostly mine, some were passed down from my maternal grandmother. I share recipes and images of my favorite foods and sometimes I add video tutorial.  

I am active various social media, platforms. You can directly access my Instagram and FaceBook pages by clicking the icons at the top right of this website. 


I've gained a following online and now I want YOU to join me! I invite you to explore my site, learn about my passions, and explore what excites and interests you as well. Subscribe to get notification when I share new posts!

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