Archive for spring




Gluten-free squid ink pasta

Gluten-free squid ink pasta | Cannelle et Vanille

I have been making a lot of pasta lately. Some for work but also at home. Every time I pull out the pasta roller, step stools surround me and I see kids standing next to me ready to go. Guaranteed.I spent last weekend at Sunday Suppers teaching two food styling and photography workshops. When ...




A pineapple and kale smoothie for Kashi

Pineapple and kale smoothie | Cannelle et Vanille

I recently worked with Kashi to create a simple smoothie recipe using some of their new GO LEAN plant-based protein powders. They are gluten-free, vegan, contain probiotics and can be mixed with other vegetables, fruits and nut milks in smoothies for an energy boosting drink.Here is one of my favorite smoothies that I often make ...




workshop days in the australian blue mountains

Food styling & photography workshop in Australia with Aran Goyoaga | Cannelle et Vanille

Happy new year, everyone.I'm back to share some images from last November when I traveled to Australia's Blue Mountains to teach a food styling and photography workshop with Luisa Brimble.I left rainy and bleak Seattle to find Spring in full bloom in Sydney. It was still quite chilly and rainy but the colors were ...




Days of photography and visual storytelling in Portugal

Food photography workshop in Portugal | Cannelle et Vanille

I just returned from a week in Portugal where I hosted a food photography and visual storytelling workshop with Ritchie Ace Camps. We stayed at Uva do Monte in Costa Terra. Beautiful bare beaches and peaceful villages. We discussed photography, we shared meals, but most importantly, made new friends.Here is a compilation of photos from ...




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, ...