Archive for salads




Roasted broccoli rabe tostada with avocado, fried egg and chimichurri

Roasted broccoli rabe tostada with avocado, fried egg and chimichurri | Cannelle et Vanille

Everything is shifting from winter’s dark jewel colors to bright greens at our farmer’s market. Flowering greens, tangled shoots and tender roots give way to the new season and a lighter palate. I recently re-discovered broccoli rabe as I worked with Andy Boy on some recipe development. Nutritionally packed, we all know that, but also ...




Spring began with potato salad

Potato salad | Cannelle et Vanille

The blog has been quiet lately while I have been working on other food photography projects and family visits. If you follow me on Instagram you have probably seen some behind the scenes, but here is a bit of a summary.In March, I photographed Andie Mitchell's first cookbook, which is set to launch in 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 ...




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 ...