Category Archives: Brunch

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

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

Pumpkin Bread and the Farm Near Paris

Over the weekend we visited La Ferme de Gally, a lovely farm 20 minutes from Paris near the city of Versailles. It was a beautiful Sunday morning, and although we had a notion that it would be raining later on,

Pumpkin Bread and the Farm Near Paris

Over the weekend we visited La Ferme de Gally, a lovely farm 20 minutes from Paris near the city of Versailles. It was a beautiful Sunday morning, and although we had a notion that it would be raining later on,

Spelt Berry Muffins

Did I mention that I was in the midst of a muffin phase? Truth be told, I was never a huge fan of muffins. I always thought they were somewhat of a middle item – not really a sweet treat

Spelt Berry Muffins

Did I mention that I was in the midst of a muffin phase? Truth be told, I was never a huge fan of muffins. I always thought they were somewhat of a middle item – not really a sweet treat

Kiwi Yogurt Muffins with Flaxseeds

It is difficult to get kids to eat a good breakfast. For me, it is a constant challenge. Most days, I am lucky if I can get a few bites into my son before running out the door. So I am

Kiwi Yogurt Muffins with Flaxseeds

It is difficult to get kids to eat a good breakfast. For me, it is a constant challenge. Most days, I am lucky if I can get a few bites into my son before running out the door. So I am

Shrimp with Sprouted Mung Beans

Our last days in California before heading back. Already Magnus is talking about how it never rains in California, and that it is always raining in Paris. I know he will miss the beaches, the bright cloudless skies and, most

Shrimp with Sprouted Mung Beans

Our last days in California before heading back. Already Magnus is talking about how it never rains in California, and that it is always raining in Paris. I know he will miss the beaches, the bright cloudless skies and, most

Zucchini Blossoms

I finally found zucchini blossoms in the market. After asking for them in the French markets, with people looking at me like I was an alien asking to purchase blossoms which were usually discarded in France, I found them in

Zucchini Blossoms

I finally found zucchini blossoms in the market. After asking for them in the French markets, with people looking at me like I was an alien asking to purchase blossoms which were usually discarded in France, I found them in

Fresh Garbanzo Beans

Santa Monica Farmer’s Market is a place for constant learning and inspiration. There is so much produce from different cultures – peppers from Mexico, tomatoes from Japan, fruits from Chile – all cultivated locally. I tend to learn more in this

Fresh Garbanzo Beans

Santa Monica Farmer’s Market is a place for constant learning and inspiration. There is so much produce from different cultures – peppers from Mexico, tomatoes from Japan, fruits from Chile – all cultivated locally. I tend to learn more in this