Archive for gluten free




Chocolate chip, buckwheat and sea salt cookies

Chocolate chip, buckwheat and sea salt cookies | Cannelle et Vanille

I recently did some recipe development for Aloha using two of their products and I wanted to share them with you - cookies and a breakfast bowl. And nothing wrong with eating them together either.Aloha prides itself in products that are organically grown, free of artificial colors, flavors and sweeteners, tested beyond government regulations, ...




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 ...




Lentils with mushrooms, kale and eggs from Ashley Rodriguez’s “Date Night In”

French lentils with kale, mushrooms and eggs | Cannelle et Vanille

I am so excited to share with you that my friend Ashley Rodriguez of award-winning blog Not Without Salt has published her first book Date Night In. I have been cooking from it since the day it arrived and I cannot rave enough about it. The chicken and pumpkin seed posole has become part of ...




Citrus cake for the winter blues

Citrus and yogurt cake | Cannelle et Vanille

A few days ago I received the most generous gift from my friend Terisa in California. A box filled with infinite varieties of citrus, guava and persimmons, which grow right on her property. See the array on my last post. Quite remarkable. Also quite hard to visualize given the lack of sunshine in the Pacific ...