Archive for basque






Peas and favas everyday

Peas and favas with prosciutto and eggs | Cannelle et Vanille

I am currently in the Basque Country. We will be here for a few weeks this summer.We arrived to beautiful weather and lush landscape. Still recovering from jet-lag, we have slowly been taking strolls in old familiar places and mainly, spending time with my family.I want to share with you the recipe for a ...




Paella, tortilla and sangria – the summer essentials

Seafood paella | Cannelle et Vanille

Summer has arrived in Seattle. You can feel the excitement as weather becomes the topic of conversation and everyone speaks of outdoor meals and sunsets.My friend, and eternally-inspiring, Jenn Elliott-Blake and I created a Spanish dinner that you can enjoy at any time of the year but suits summer entertaining perfectly. West Elm supplied the ...




Where we are

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The fields are covered with yellow dandelions and txiribita flowers. Sheep have taken over the landscape.White plum petals and magnolias paint the sky when we look up. Apple trees are showing the first green buds and I am awaiting anxiously for the flowers to bloom. Will I be here to witness it? Not sure yet, ...




The James Beard Awards and looking for spring

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The first day of spring. Can you smell it in the air?Yesterday I learned that this blog of mine is a finalist for the 2012 James Beard Awards in the "Individual Food Blog" category. How did it feel? Like an outer-body experience. An incredible honor to be surrounded by authors, journalists, bloggers, and photographers I ...