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Victoria Allman

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Victoria Allman, author of SEAsoned: A Chef’s Journey with Her Captain, has been following her stomach around the globe for fourteen years as a yacht chef. She writes about her floating culinary odyssey through Europe, the Caribbean, Nepal, Vietnam, Africa and the South Pacific in her first book, Sea Fare: A Chef’s Journey Across the Ocean.

Both of Victoria's books, Sea Fare and SEAsoned, have won Florida's Royal Palm Literary Award for First Place in Travel.

Victoria was a columnist for Dockwalk, an International magazine for crew members aboard yachts for four years. Her column, Dishing It Up, was a humorous look at cooking for the rich and famous in an ever-moving galley.

She regularly contributes culinary travel stories to MarinaLIfe Magaz
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Life as a yacht chef, to me, is all about the travel and discovery of new foods. Yachting destinations are my classroom, the local cuisine my textbook. There is nothing I like more than learning authentic new recipes from the places we’ve cruised.


 


Bimini


Bimini Breakdown


 


We were only going to be in Bimini for two days. There was no time to waste. I wanted Bimini Bread.


Trouble was, we were ancho...

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