Archive for ingredient creme fraiche




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 ...




Pink pearl apple pie

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Apple picking season has begun and I wrote a guide about it for Conde Nast Traveler - where to go, what to pick and a super easy apple pie recipe.We went apple picking a couple of weeks ago and hope to make it again soon. My two favorite farms in Washington are Bellewood and ...




Peas and favas everyday

Peas and favas with prosciutto and eggs | Cannelle et Vanille

I am currently in the Basque Country. We will be here for a few weeks this summer.We arrived to beautiful weather and lush landscape. Still recovering from jet-lag, we have slowly been taking strolls in old familiar places and mainly, spending time with my family.I want to share with you the recipe for a ...




When Coriander Made It Into Our Ice Cream

It is hot. In the 100s hot.I am counting down the days when we will be traveling to Vermont and later to the Basque Country. Meanwhile, we continue to eat cherries and all sorts of berries by the handful.And then, there are ice creams and sorbets."Can you help me pick these green seeds from this ...




Lady Apple, Grapefruit and Creme Fraiche Salad for a Light Afternoon Snack

This might not sound very exciting to many, but my mom and I love food shopping. We get giddy when we have to take trips to the market together, we write extensive lists and always look forward to whatever exciting things we will find. We even did this back home taking bi-weekly trips to Bilbao's ...