Archive for cakes




An apple and hazelnut tart with a little leftover linzer dough

Apple and hazelnut tart | Cannelle et Vanille

I am hibernating.A tarot card reader recently told me that hibernating is exactly what I need to be doing. Looking inward and not making too many plans until the spring.I have been doing exactly that. Working but also trying to quiet down my mind. The environment certainly helps - the rain, the fog, the ...




Ayako Gordon in Cherry Bombe magazine

Ayako Gordon in Cherry Bombe | Cannelle et Vanille

The new issue of Cherry Bombe is out. Issue number 6! So excited to see photos I shot of Ayako Gordon published accompanying Molly's clever words.If you have ever visited any one of Seattle's many boutiques, you might have seen and tasted Ayako Gordon's small-batch, artisanal jams. Jams made from organic fruit that she sources ...






Chocolate chip, buckwheat and sea salt cookies

Chocolate chip, buckwheat and sea salt cookies | Cannelle et Vanille

I recently did some recipe development for Aloha using two of their products and I wanted to share them with you - cookies and a breakfast bowl. And nothing wrong with eating them together either.Aloha prides itself in products that are organically grown, free of artificial colors, flavors and sweeteners, tested beyond government regulations, ...




Citrus cake for the winter blues

Citrus and yogurt cake | Cannelle et Vanille

A few days ago I received the most generous gift from my friend Terisa in California. A box filled with infinite varieties of citrus, guava and persimmons, which grow right on her property. See the array on my last post. Quite remarkable. Also quite hard to visualize given the lack of sunshine in the Pacific ...