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First Halloween with Pumpkin Flax Pancakes

First Halloween: Pumpkin Flax Pancakes Our first Halloween in the United States. Being away from the States, I had forgotten what a big cultural phenomenon this was. The celebratory feeling – you can’t go through the day without bumping into

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First Halloween with Pumpkin Flax Pancakes

First Halloween: Pumpkin Flax Pancakes Our first Halloween in the United States. Being away from the States, I had forgotten what a big cultural phenomenon this was. The celebratory feeling – you can’t go through the day without bumping into

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Back at Home

Cy Paris was born on October 21, 2013 in Paris. He was born a healthy 9 lbs., and is a thriving happy baby. Now our home is filled with the laughter and clatter of two boys – a pure joy to

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Back at Home

Cy Paris was born on October 21, 2013 in Paris. He was born a healthy 9 lbs., and is a thriving happy baby. Now our home is filled with the laughter and clatter of two boys – a pure joy to

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Norwegian Heart Waffles

Retreating to the countryside is the best thing about summer. The long days, cooking outside, and unlimited space for Magnus to run, scream and hop. Unlike the overwhelming swelter of the city, the rolling hills of Brittany offer windswept afternoons

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Norwegian Heart Waffles

Retreating to the countryside is the best thing about summer. The long days, cooking outside, and unlimited space for Magnus to run, scream and hop. Unlike the overwhelming swelter of the city, the rolling hills of Brittany offer windswept afternoons

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Simple Nectarine Tarts

  With the beautiful stone fruits of summer, there are so many  verysimple things you can do to enjoy and enhance their flavors. Nectarines are my favorite, and I usually eat them raw, cold, and cut into small pieces and

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Simple Nectarine Tarts

  With the beautiful stone fruits of summer, there are so many  verysimple things you can do to enjoy and enhance their flavors. Nectarines are my favorite, and I usually eat them raw, cold, and cut into small pieces and

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Salmon Skewers with Sesame-Ginger Marinade

    If we lived in the countryside, or in a suburban town with outdoor space, I would be grilling every single day – or every meal, rather. I love to grill. When we lived in Africa, and there were

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Salmon Skewers with Sesame-Ginger Marinade

    If we lived in the countryside, or in a suburban town with outdoor space, I would be grilling every single day – or every meal, rather. I love to grill. When we lived in Africa, and there were

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Mango Lassi with Flax Seeds

  Finally, it is summer. The days here are now long, the sun lingering above the balmy air well beyond 9 p.m. The city is emptying out and the local grocers and boulangers are getting ready to close shop for the

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Mango Lassi with Flax Seeds

  Finally, it is summer. The days here are now long, the sun lingering above the balmy air well beyond 9 p.m. The city is emptying out and the local grocers and boulangers are getting ready to close shop for the

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Almond Horns and the Last Week of School

        As we approach the end of the school year, it is difficult not to get overwhelmed with so many emotions – happiness that the all went well for our children, relief that they managed to overcome

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Almond Horns and the Last Week of School

        As we approach the end of the school year, it is difficult not to get overwhelmed with so many emotions – happiness that the all went well for our children, relief that they managed to overcome