Archive for fish & meat




Cider-baked apples and a bean soup

Baked apples in cider with cranberries and pistachios

When we made the decision to leave Florida, all I craved were seasons. I knew from that moment on I could only live in a place where leaves turn ochre and the rain turns everything blue. I suppose in some ways I just searched for my childhood environment - a place I felt comfortable. Seattle is ...




Alaskan black cod with a raw salad of beets, carrots and radishes

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A few days ago, we took a ferry ride to Vashon island to see our friends, Shauna, Danny and Lu. Yes, you know them - Gluten-Free Girl and the Chef. It was a cloudy Saturday morning. A peaceful one where the fog rolled in through the Sound. It was our first time in Vashon. An ...




Rhubarb and strawberry tartlets scented with orange flower water and vanilla bean

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I have officially been in Seattle for one month now and I have to tell you that I am completely in love with this city. Everywhere I turn, there is a blooming tree or the seagulls nearby at the harbor. I love driving over the Ballard bridge and seeing the fishing boats with their red ...






Thinking about Christmas – a lobster and fennel stew

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I must admit to you that the last few weeks I have been crazed. Moved by the positive reviews my book has been receiving (read here, here, here, here, here)... ... but also learning what it takes to put my work out there for the world to see and read. I know I do that every time ...