Women of Substance – Author Anne Van Burek’s family

Meet the fabulously gifted Anne Van Burek.

Cynthia Reyes - Author

Anne Nenarokoff-Van Burek is the kind of woman I’d like to be when I grow up.  The kind of woman who, in addition to being talented at her profession,  knows how to cook, bake, make delicious preserves AND grow orchids!

Blog Photo - Anne et cusine

I’ve tasted Anne’s “poires au vinaigre” – pears with spices — and it’s addictive.

Blog Photo - Annes Preserves

The woman has flair. Anne knows how to arrange flowers, art and furniture in a room (something which challenges me greatly).

Blog Photo - Bouquet -Jardin

Her home is decorated simply and elegantly – in that French way of combining new stuff with old stuff and still have it all look lovely.

Blog Photo - Salle a manger

Anne is as much at home in Paris as she is in Toronto.

Blog Photo - Salon chez Anne

She has a great relationship with her son and her husband.  And as if all that weren’t enough, Anne teaches French, writes for the theatre, and has written an intriguing memoir.

Blog Photo - Book Cover

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4 responses to “Women of Substance – Author Anne Van Burek’s family

  1. Ann Moser

    I have a hunch the key ingredient to Anne’s divine “poires au vinaigre” is assemblage with leather pants … LOVE THEM!

  2. Beautiful. I’m jealous too.
    Blessings, Susan 💖

  3. Such talent, eh?
    Thanks for commenting, Susan.
    Blessings to you too.

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