All text and photographs (except where I have specified otherwise) on this site are my own. This means that copyright in all the material belongs to me (Jeanne Horak, previously Horak-Druiff) and all rights are reserved. This means that you need my permission to use or reproduce my words or pictures in any form whatsoever.
If you want to use the material for 100% non-commercial purposes (i.e. on a personal blog without any advertising and that generates no revenue) I will permit you to do so, provided that:
- you clearly attribute the text/picture to me, Jeanne Horak (previously Horak-Druiff);
- you link back to https://www.cooksister.com; and
- you indicate that the copyright vests in me.
If there is any commercial angle to your site and you are earning money from it; or if you are a magazine, newspaper or other commercial publication or enterprise, you will always need my prior written consent to use any of my content. I reserve the right to charge an appropriate fee for the use of my material.
If you like my writing or photographs so much that you would like me to commission me to write or photograph something for you, please contact me to discuss my rates. I have experience at writing published pieces on food, drink and travel-related topics, and a portfolio is available on request.
Although every care has been taken to ensure the accuracy of the information on this site, all information and data is provided “as-is” and is for informational purposes only. I do not make any representations as to accuracy, completeness, currentness, suitability, or validity of any information on this site and will not be liable for any errors or omissions in this information or any losses, injuries, or damages arising from its use. Using this website indicates acceptance of these terms.
I am not a doctor, nutritionist, or dietician and have no medical training. Any statements as to the nutritional value or benefits of a specific ingredient are based on my own experiences or personal research that I have done. The statements contained in this website have not been evaluated by the Food Standards Agency or Food and Drug Administration. Please consult a doctor before drastically altering your diet, rather than relying on information found online.
Although I have personally made every recipe on this site and recorded the outcome as accurately as possible, this website provides no warranty, express or implied, as regards the content or outcome of recipes featured. Typos do happen and if you read through the recipe and something seems disproportionate or wrong, please e-mail me and ask first – I am happy to answer questions. The recipes presented are intended for entertainment and/or informational purposes and for use by persons having appropriate technical skill, at their own discretion and risk. A number of factors may cause your recipe to turn out differently to mine, including using different brands of the same ingredients; using different ovens with differing levels of temperature accuracy; cooking at different altitudes; accuracy of ingredient measurement; and ingredient substitutions.
If you make a recipe found on this website, you do so entirely at your own risk and I am not responsible for any consequences, including (but not limited to):
- Adverse reactions to food consumed such as an allergic reaction or any kind of food-borne disease or poisoning
- Wasted ingredients because of a recipe that did not produce the desired result
- Domestic accidents including kitchen fires or personal injury to yourself or others
Similarly, I take every precaution to ensure that information about hotels and restaurants that I review on this website is accurate and up to date, but all information is provided for informational purposes only. I am not responsible for experiences that you may have that differ from mine; wasted costs incurred in going to a restaurant or hotel that I reviewed and that you did not enjoy; or establishments that have closed since I reviewed them.