Archive for ingredient cherries

The butter in tarts

Stone fruit and hazelnut tarts | Cannelle et Vanille

I love tarts and I love tarts made with really yellow butter. But you already know that. I also love cream, cheese, ice cream and any milk derived products.I know you do too. So when I was invited by the Washington Dairy Commission to learn more about our state's dairy farmers, I jumped on the ...

Food and lifestyle photography workshop in La Toscana


In the beginning of May, I traveled to Tuscany where Emanuela, Nadia and I held a food and lifestyle photography workshop at Emanuela's family's agriturismo in Vinci.Such beauty.I feel we arrived at the peak of spring with wildflowers growing everywhere, the fields lush and green, the sun shining but with enough morning fog ...

The stone fruits of summer


If you could take a peek into my kitchen, you would see about half a dozen bowls lined up one next to each other. Each one filled with a variety of stone fruit. Apricots, nectarines, white peaches, Rainier and Bing cherries, Saturn peaches, and one last lonely red velvet apricot."Where is the cherry pitter?" asks ...