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Bitter greens, lentils, beets and prosciutto for a winter-inspired dinner

Bitter green, lentil, beet and prosciutto salad

This past Sunday, I hosted my first cooking class and communal table event at my studio. It was inspired by the Danish word hygge. Hygge. A concept I have heard often this winter in Seattle... "The art of building sanctuary and community, of inviting closeness and paying attention to what makes us feel open hearted and ...




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 ...






Cider-baked apples and a bean soup

Baked apples in cider with cranberries and pistachios

When we made the decision to leave Florida, all I craved were seasons. I knew from that moment on I could only live in a place where leaves turn ochre and the rain turns everything blue. I suppose in some ways I just searched for my childhood environment - a place I felt comfortable. Seattle is ...




The Washington apples, a bread pudding and other Thanksgiving recipes

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At the end of October we traveled to Seattle where I had a few book-related events. We turned it into a family vacation where Jon and Miren could experience real autumn weather and colors. The colors. They took my breath away. I had never been in Washington during October and from what I had gathered, there is a ...