Archive for spring




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, ...






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 ...