Archive for autumn






pumpkin brown-butter cakes

Pumpkin brown-butter cakes | Cannelle et Vanille

I love winter for its silence.I have this need to regenerate, so I hibernate. Partly due to exhaustion, but mostly because of darkness. I feel a lack of words lately and I mostly show the world around me through images. So I leave you with them. The images of snow and these brown-butter, spiced-pumpkin ...




a guide to mushroom foraging

A guide to mushroom foraging | Cannelle et Vanille

I grew up in a family of mushroom foragers. It truly was a thing in the Basque Country - still is. Everyone I knew did it. Does it. Watched the weather for days, hiked for miles, returned furiously frustrated at the lack of funghi, always kept an ear open for by-passer conversations to see if ...




An apple, hazelnut and oat cake

Apple, hazelnut and oat cake | Cannelle et Vanille

I don't have any tattoos although for a while I considered getting one. "What would it be?" Jenny asked. Like lightning, I felt an impulse... "a little tiny apple on my knuckle!". No actual tattoo came out of it, but I do think about that spontaneous reply often. This simply to illustrate my love for ...




Pink pearl apple pie

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Apple picking season has begun and I wrote a guide about it for Conde Nast Traveler - where to go, what to pick and a super easy apple pie recipe.We went apple picking a couple of weeks ago and hope to make it again soon. My two favorite farms in Washington are Bellewood and ...