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Dacor’s Modernist Collection at Pebble Beach Food & Wine Festival

Aran Goyoaga

A couple of weekends ago, Dacor invited me to the Pebble Beach Food & Wine festival to experience their new Modernist Collection. There were many cooking demos, dinners and cocktail parties to attend that showcased the new design and features of the Modernist Collection appliances. I have cooked with Dacor appliances in the past always ...




Autumn in Sweden

Autumn in Sweden | Cannelle et Vanille

I just returned from an epic trip to Beckershof in Sweden - a family country estate where I had also taught a food styling and photography workshop three years prior. This time around, the colors turned red and ochre, still the most incredible sunrises and the coziness of days that end in the early evening.Here ...




potato and smoked salmon salad by the pantry

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Hello from the Basque Country where I will be spending the month of July. I just returned from teaching a workshop in the French Basque Country and will share photos from that time soon.But in the meantime, I wanted to share with you the recipe I recently photographed for The Pantry Seattle.What describes summer ...




Chard, fennel, bean soup with clams and pistachio pesto

Chard, fennel, bean soup with clams and pistachio pesto | Cannelle et Vanille

I spotted the first signs of spring around Seattle this week when some of the cherry blossom trees lining Queen Anne opened their tiny pink blooms. Daffodils, anemones and the first peeking of tulip bulbs. Still frosty but shedding some layers.Still in the midst of winter but I did buy some forced rhubarb at the ...




A summer picnic in Iceland

Summer picnic in Iceland | Cannelle et Vanille

Will you forgive me for posting two picnic stories in a row? As I mentioned on my last post, there have been so many picnics this summer. Most of them in Seattle, but I have to tell you I love having picnics everywhere I go. Let's get outside - rain or shine. Today I want ...