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A summer crab feast and corn and fennel chowder recipe

Summer crab feast | Cannelle et Vanille

There have been many picnics this summer.Some planned, some completely spontaneous. Some pretty, some messy, but all of them with great company. The thing I like about picnics isn't necessarily the food. Yes, that's the ultimate incentive and satisfier, but getting together with friends and children on a sunny summer's day somehow makes summer actually ...




Terisa’s citrus and the consequential cake and curd

Citrus and olive oil cake with lemon curd | Cannelle et Vanille

When I welcomed spring, I promised you a citrus recipe. Well, there are two. Actually, there were many more that I just threw together in the last few weeks but these are the only two that I wrote down and can realistically say they can be replicated effectively.Because you see, a few weeks ago Terisa ...




A quinoa salad full of spring

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I returned from Tuscany last Saturday night where I had spent ten amazing days teaching a food and lifestyle photography workshop.My head jet-lagged and full of beautiful scenery. The rolling hills, the wildflowers everywhere, the faces, the food. I miss it.I miss our students who enthusiastically joined us in every trip and every exercise.I returned ...




Pink peppercorn-kissed rhubarb and berry cake

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I am blown away by spring in Washington.Everywhere we turn there is a blooming tree or a garden full of color.It was spring break last week and the children were out of school. My friend Lecia invited us for a day trip to the Skagit Valley Tulip Festival, which is something of an ...




Melissa Clark’s butternut squash risotto with pistachios and lemon

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I have chronicled my love for risotto and all things rice (particularly dessert) many times in this blog. As a child, arroz con almejas was my favorite dish. Short grain rice cooked with garlic, parsley and clams. To this day when I go back to my parents' home, I ask my mom to cook it ...