Archive for ingredient oats




Noosa yoghurt two ways: roasted beets and quince applesauce

Roasted beets with yogurt and dukkah | Cannelle et Vanille

I just returned from a 10-day trip in Australia's Blue Mountains where I taught a food styling and photography workshop with my friend Luisa Brimble, hosted by the beautiful Sophie Hansen. I have so many images to go through and hopefully I will be able to share the experience with you shortly. I went from ...




An apple, hazelnut and oat cake

Apple, hazelnut and oat cake | Cannelle et Vanille

I don't have any tattoos although for a while I considered getting one. "What would it be?" Jenny asked. Like lightning, I felt an impulse... "a little tiny apple on my knuckle!". No actual tattoo came out of it, but I do think about that spontaneous reply often. This simply to illustrate my love for ...




A basic granola bar recipe for autumn to come

Basic granola bar recipe | Cannelle et Vanille

School started last week. Morning fog returned. Leaves are changing and I can smell autumn in the air. My favorite time of year with the anticipation of coziness, gatherings and squash soup.Many mornings, after I drop off Jon and Miren at school, I take a walk through Discovery Park in Seattle. I particularly love it ...




Strawberries and elderflower

Strawberry and hazelnut crumble with elderflower | Cannelle et Vanille

This past Sunday, I bought the first organic, locally-grown strawberries. Teeny tiny strawberries that reminded me of the mara des bois we had in France."They are grown for flavor, not looks", the grower said to me justifying their small stature and amorphous shape. I didn't need any explanations, really. I could smell them from ...




My basic granola recipe

Gluten-free granola

This is a post about my basic granola recipe...... or also, about a recipe to make when you have to empty your pantry.Empty your house.We are nearly finished packing. I actually love going through our things and sorting through the essentials. Looking through boxes of memories or small tokens from years past like the baby ...