The Asturian chef that cooks tradition.
Vanesa learnt cooking with her Granny Vicenta, professional chef in Gijón, Asturias. There, Vanesa opened her first restaurant and, in Manacor, Majorca, closed her last one. «Only» to pursue a new exciting life in the country of her dreams: Scotland.
FROM ASTURIAS WITH TASTE
Vanesa grew up in the hospitality of Gijón starting the century. 2001, with sidrería El Penalti; 2010, with El Rincón de Baco (wine bar) and El Rincón Celta (tapas bar).
AT THE WARMTH OF MANACOR
In 2012 she moved to Majorca and the next year she opened the successful restaurant El Norte. In three years, Vanesa took it to the top 6 restaurants in Tripadvisor out of 4,719 restaurants in Majorca.
THE SCOTTISH DREAM
After a trip with her husband, they fell in love with Scotland. Vanesa moved away from Majorca looking for a more private, calm family life. And she ended up creating a 'cloud kitchen'!
Spanish 'cloud kitchen' in a pandemic
The Fifth Taste started with take-away food in Edinburgh. April 2020. Optimistic, brave, absolutely crazy... Vanesa earnt a few adjectives and the satisfaction of watching her customers enjoyed typical Spanish food.
ONLINE COOKING WORKSHOPS BEGAN UPON HER CUSTOMER'S REQUESTS
In the meantime she was preparing her website, The Fifth Taste's chef has been guiding some of her customers in the kitchen. They can't believe their new skills with croquettes: 'Not a single one of them pops open'VANESA, TEACH ME HOW TO COOK
THE BOUTIQUE OPENED BECAUSE OF HER FRIENDS
An increasing demand in Edinburgh asking her about Asturian cider or charcuterie from her home town. And in northern Spain, we do anything for our friends!I'M ALSO FRIENDS WITH EATING WELL
Confía en Vanesa si quieres comer bien
She has the teaching skills, the experience, she's a people person and a teaching degree; you can tell during her lessons. And she has also the awards!
«El Mejor Cachopo de la Costa Mediterránea» 2016 contest
«El Mejor Cachopo de la Costa Mediterránea» 2017 contest
International Contest «Fabada Asturiana» 2018
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