Archive for summer






potato and smoked salmon salad by the pantry

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Hello from the Basque Country where I will be spending the month of July. I just returned from teaching a workshop in the French Basque Country and will share photos from that time soon.But in the meantime, I wanted to share with you the recipe I recently photographed for The Pantry Seattle.What describes summer ...




Ayako Gordon in Cherry Bombe magazine

Ayako Gordon in Cherry Bombe | Cannelle et Vanille

The new issue of Cherry Bombe is out. Issue number 6! So excited to see photos I shot of Ayako Gordon published accompanying Molly's clever words.If you have ever visited any one of Seattle's many boutiques, you might have seen and tasted Ayako Gordon's small-batch, artisanal jams. Jams made from organic fruit that she sources ...




Homemade crème fraîche for a cheese and fig cup

homemade crème fraîche | Cannelle et Vanille

When I moved to Seattle, one of the things that struck me the most is how many amazing cheese and ice cream makers there are in the area and how much of their products are featured in restaurants across the city. Dairy is abundant in Washington and when you drive around you see why. There ...




The butter in tarts

Stone fruit and hazelnut tarts | Cannelle et Vanille

I love tarts and I love tarts made with really yellow butter. But you already know that. I also love cream, cheese, ice cream and any milk derived products.I know you do too. So when I was invited by the Washington Dairy Commission to learn more about our state's dairy farmers, I jumped on the ...