My family is from London, UK. We have been living in Michigan for about 16 years. I am a self taught cook, and it seems the longer we are here, the more I am asked to cook some of the old English traditional favourites that we and our American friends have come to love and miss. I am addicted to FoodTV, and cook most cuisines from around the world, we love Indian food, Italian, authentic Chinese, Thai, Spanish paellas and tapas. The list is endless, there isn't much we won't try at least once! Cooking has become quite a hobby, as I also love to collect the plates, serving ware, and unusual cooking pots and pans that different cuisines traditionally use. Storing all this stuff has become quite a problem!