2020 has begun and is promising! I wish you a healthy and flavorful New Year and invite you to go along with me on a journey of exploration!

In this news update you can read more about:

  • The new cooking class World of Breads
  • Business dinners to enjoy at Cook Your Life
  • Dates of various cooking classes starting soon
  • Culinary trips to Italy, Israel and Iran in 2020

Enjoy reading!

Culinary greeting,
Leo Keijzer

PS: Maybe you’d like to surprise someone with a course or a single lesson in my cooking school. Do you know that you can give a Cook Your Life voucher? As a gift to that person. Please contact me if you want to know more, and we will discuss your wishes and thoughts.

NEW: Cooking class World of Breads

Wherever you are, you can smell the scent of fresh bread instantly. And it is always a treat! Bread is one of the basic foods, everywhere in the world. That’s why there are countless recipes for bread.
Join me on this journey and discover breads from all over the world.

While enjoying this World of Breads cooking class you, will discover the secrets of so many breads you can find on our planet. The course consists of 6 lessons, each focusing on a different continent. Per lesson we make some characteristic types of breads that are typical for that continent. We also spend time learning about the different types of flour and how to use them properly.

Join me in this journey, and discover special breads and the method of preparation. I’ll  expect that the class will soon be full, so don’t wait too long to register.


  • Dates: 10 February, 9 March, 30 March, 20 April, 8 June and 6 July.
  • Costs: €480 for 6 lessons. A single lesson costs €95.

You can register individually or as a group.

Did you know that…

…Cook Your Life is a great place to dine with your business associates?

For example, do you want to entertain your international guests and offer them something really special? You should treat them a culinary experience and book a dinner at my cooking studio.

In my cozy studio, you find me at the stove. And you can enjoy the food en company, in a private setting.
Are you interested? Please contact me and we can discuss the details.

New dates of cooking class bread, sourdough and pastries

Close your eyes and you can almost smell the scent of bread!
The cooking class Bread, sourdough and pastry starts on January 15 and is quite popular. Besides bread, you will learn everything about the versatility of sourdough. And maybe you will find out that you are the master chef during the classes ‘viennoiserie’ and pastry.


  • Dates: 15 January, 12 February, 11 March and 8 April.
  • Cost: €345 per person for 4 lessons.

You can register individually or as a group.

Coming soon: Italian regional cuisine

My cooking class Italian regional cuisine is a great success. That is why a new cooking class will start soon. I have designed the class in a way that each lesson (6 in total) focuses on a particular region. We will start in the north, head to the west coast, cook with ingredients from Tuscany and Umbria and discover the rich flavors of the southern regions.
You will get the recipes after every lesson, so you can make the dishes yourself and surprise your friends.

So, would you like to boost your Italian cooking skills in the near future? Don’t wait too long to register.


  • Dates: 17 February, 10 March, 2 April, 20 April, 12 May and 9 June.
  • Costs: €480 for 6 evenings. A single lesson costs €95.

You can register individually or as a group.

Cooking with vegetables: start 3 February

A day without meat is becoming more and more common. Whether you want to be inspired to cook even more varied dishes, attend a cooking class with Vegetables that starts in February.
Whether you’re looking for tasty recipes, or just want to know more about meatless cooking, after this cooking class, you know it all. You will learn about the right nutrients, get acquainted with a wide range of techniques and recipes, and know how to use your vegetables as a genuine flavor. Surprise yourself!

There are still a few places available so sign up quickly.


  • Dates: 3 February, 2 March, 6 April and 18 May.
  • Cost: €345 per person for 4 lessons.

You can register individually or as a group.

Culinary trips in 2020

Cook Your Life has planned 3 trips this year. Together with a group of gourmet explorers I would like to visit the following countries. (Provided the circumstances allow a safe trip of course):

  • Italy (spring 2020)
  • Israel (June 2020)
  • Iran (autumn 2020)

Would you like to discover these special cuisines with me? Then send me a message stating which country you’re interested in.