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Pink peppercorn-kissed rhubarb and berry cake

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I am blown away by spring in Washington.Everywhere we turn there is a blooming tree or a garden full of color.It was spring break last week and the children were out of school. My friend Lecia invited us for a day trip to the Skagit Valley Tulip Festival, which is something of an ...




The citrus groves at Uncle Matt’s

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You know...I love groves and orchards and trees and berry bushes.I love forests.I get it from my father who secretly wishes he lived in a box-like cabin in the middle of a forest. A rainy, autumn-like forest, suits him best. And you know, it all stems from our upbringing. If you have ever been to ...




Chocolate and chestnut cake and a year in review

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Phew...This is what goes through my mind when I think of 2012.I traveled, met people, published a book, taught, learnt, and watched Jon and Miren grow so quickly. He turned 6, she turned 3. They came along on many of my trips and I could see their minds explode with curiosity and imagination.After so much ...




Registration for my Sweden workshop is now open… and a simple olive oil muffin

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I am excited to let you know that registration for my food styling and photography workshop in Sweden is now open.Also that chefs Ola Rudin and Sebastian Persson will be joining us on a foraging guide, showing us beautiful local wild foods to cook and photograph. I am thrilled about this.To register, visit the Ritchie ...




A Bob’s Red Mill giveaway and a few recipes to go along with it

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I am really excited about today's post as I am sharing some of my favorite recipes I have been cooking these days and...... I am giving away 25 boxes of Bob's Red Mill gluten-free flours!Now, I hope this gets you to get into the kitchen and bake some more gluten-free recipes.So what do you say?Inspired ...