Archive for ingredient cheese




workshop days in the australian blue mountains

Food styling & photography workshop in Australia with Aran Goyoaga | Cannelle et Vanille

Happy new year, everyone.I'm back to share some images from last November when I traveled to Australia's Blue Mountains to teach a food styling and photography workshop with Luisa Brimble.I left rainy and bleak Seattle to find Spring in full bloom in Sydney. It was still quite chilly and rainy but the colors were ...




Reynolds Holiday Endless Table

Pear and Hazelnut Frangipane Tart | Cannelle et Vanille

I love a bountiful holiday table and this fall I partnered with Reynolds Kitchens to create easy holiday recipes for their Endless Table.   The Endless Table from Reynolds Kitchens features holiday recipes from many fellow bloggers, and these are the ones I contributed: Sweet potato and roasted garlic panzanella salad, pear and hazelnut frangipane tart, orange spice caramel custard cups and ...




A little oat and honey bread

Gluten-free oat and honey bread with Asian pears and blue | Cannelle et Vanille

I just came back from a weekend in Lummi Island where I produced a photography workshop for Gentl & Hyers. Really beautiful adventure and I hope they will blog about it soon. I hardly had time to pick up my camera but I did share my experience on Instagram.Fall is in the air and it ...




Supporting our Tuscan cheesemaker friends

Support this Tuscan cheesemaker's farm | Cannelle et Vanille

A couple of years ago I traveled to Tuscany to teach a workshop. Remember that story? During that trip, we visited Francesco Bagnoli in his cheesemaking farm. Francesco, a scientist turned cheesemaker, is deeply involved with the Italian Slow Food movement. His small herd of cows roams freely around the property overlooking the Tuscan hills. ...




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 ...