First signs

First signs of Spring | Cannelle et Vanille

Spring arrived in Seattle. Well, almost.

The cherry and plum trees blossomed overnight. We had sun and warmth… but we also had the rain and cold back. Even hail.

Flowers and blossoms popping everywhere even in hazy days can really lift my mood. Actually, I think somehow I prefer it that way. Beauty in the light and the dark.

I am working to share a citrus recipe soon. Be back soon.

Happy Spring.




An inspired mid-winter dinner

Aran Goyoaga's Seattle studio. Photo by Dorothee Brand

Stylist Jenn Elliott-Blake

Stylist Jenn Elliott-Blake

At the end of January, when Seattle was still dark and hibernating, my friend and stylist Jenn Elliott-Blake and I decided to get people out of their homes into my studio for a simple mid-winter communal dinner.

I shared recipes from that event on the blog before, but now I wanted to share images from that night with you. All the photos in this post were taken by our dear friend and photographer Dorothee Brand.

It was a night about Hygge.

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Food photography and styling workshop with Leela Cyd & Aran Goyoaga. Seattle, May 3rd

Me and Leela

Me and Leela | Leela and Me

Photo by Leela Cyd

Photo by Leela Cyd

I am so excited to let you know about the next workshop that will be held at my studio in Seattle.

No less than my beautiful friend and photographer Leela Cyd.

I have admired Leela’s work for a long time and we will be finally be working together as a team. A day spent talking about how we both work. Leela focusing on photography and me supporting her with styling.

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