Archive for salads




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 ...




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 ...




A story about home… and some lunch recipes

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This is a story about home - where home is and what home means to me these days.And also, about what probably defines to eat lunch with me. Fish, involved, of course.We arrived in Seattle 357 days ago.People ask me "why Seattle?" all the time. Many seem surprised that I am indeed new to ...




Bitter greens, lentils, beets and prosciutto for a winter-inspired dinner

Bitter green, lentil, beet and prosciutto salad

This past Sunday, I hosted my first cooking class and communal table event at my studio. It was inspired by the Danish word hygge.Hygge.A concept I have heard often this winter in Seattle..."The art of building sanctuary and community, of inviting closeness and paying attention to what makes us feel open hearted and ...




A quinoa salad full of spring

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I returned from Tuscany last Saturday night where I had spent ten amazing days teaching a food and lifestyle photography workshop.My head jet-lagged and full of beautiful scenery. The rolling hills, the wildflowers everywhere, the faces, the food. I miss it.I miss our students who enthusiastically joined us in every trip and every exercise.I returned ...