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Fiddlehead ferns, nettles and ricotta gnudi

Fiddlehead ferns

Something mossy, something pickled and definitely, dairy. This is how I described PNW cooking to a friend who was visiting Seattle last week. Well, this is obviously a mere simplification and before I get grief about it, yes, let's point out that here we have amazing shellfish, fungus, berries, root vegetables and stone fruits... the list ...




Snacks

Gluten-free snacks | Cannelle et Vanille

One thing I noticed when I moved to the US nearly fifteen years ago is that Americans love their snacks. Don't get me wrong, I do too and I am a big snacker. I eat between meals constantly. An apple, some mashed up avocado, a piece of chocolate… You should see my bag. I snack. But American, ...




A breakfast of baked eggs and chanterelles

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I am currently in the Basque Country where we hosted a food and lifestyle photography workshop. I will have to tell you all about it when I return home. It was so intense and beautiful. It felt surreal to share so much of my essence with people from all over the world. We ate non-stop, ...




Rhubarb and strawberry tartlets scented with orange flower water and vanilla bean

EDOC8487

I have officially been in Seattle for one month now and I have to tell you that I am completely in love with this city. Everywhere I turn, there is a blooming tree or the seagulls nearby at the harbor. I love driving over the Ballard bridge and seeing the fishing boats with their red ...




A farm tour and a recipe for yellow lentil cakes with poached eggs

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About a year ago, I stumbled upon Fig & Fauna, a blog that chronicles the life of a family farm. As I learned more and more about them, I couldn't believe they actually lived so close to us and that we had never crossed paths. I am sure we did, at Whole Foods or at ...