Archive for winter




Candied-apple île flottante for a winter-inspired cooking class

Candied-apple île fltotante

Winter hit us with full force in the new year. Not the blizzard, blankets-of-snow kind of winter, but in a very Pacific Northwest way. Drizzle, fog and grey skies. There is ths ghostly beauty to them. Very moody - inducing lots of soup-making and coffee drinking. Hygge, as they say in Denmark. I wanted to also let you ...






My basic granola recipe

Gluten-free granola

This is a post about my basic granola recipe... ... or also, about a recipe to make when you have to empty your pantry. Empty your house. We are nearly finished packing. I actually love going through our things and sorting through the essentials. Looking through boxes of memories or small tokens from years past like the baby ...




The citrus groves at Uncle Matt’s

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You know... I love groves and orchards and trees and berry bushes. I love forests. I get it from my father who secretly wishes he lived in a box-like cabin in the middle of a forest. A rainy, autumn-like forest, suits him best. And you know, it all stems from our upbringing. If you have ever been to ...




A farm tour and a recipe for yellow lentil cakes with poached eggs

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About a year ago, I stumbled upon Fig & Fauna, a blog that chronicles the life of a family farm. As I learned more and more about them, I couldn't believe they actually lived so close to us and that we had never crossed paths. I am sure we did, at Whole Foods or at ...