Chard, fennel, bean soup with clams and pistachio pesto

Chard, fennel, bean soup with clams and pistachio pesto | Cannelle et VanilleChard, fennel, bean soup with clams and pistachio pesto | Cannelle et Vanille

I spotted the first signs of spring around Seattle this week when some of the cherry blossom trees lining Queen Anne opened their tiny pink blooms. Daffodils, anemones and the first peeking of tulip bulbs. Still frosty but shedding some layers.

Still in the midst of winter but I did buy some forced rhubarb at the market and the first greens are appearing.

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