Recipes

avocado toast

Avocado Toast

Last year, Ean and I drove through Central and South America in a Toyota 4…

Strawberry Rose Macarons

Strawberry Rose Macarons- La Durée style

Though macarons have been enjoyed by the French since the 1500s, it is only in the…

Gingerbread Pecan Granola

Gingerbread Pecan Granola

Pumpkin butter, pumpkin chocolate and pumpkin batter are already filling the shelves at grocery stores…

Beer-Batter Eggplant Beignets with Sugar

In a small town in Burgundy there is a house located not too far from…

Coconut Rum Cake

Coconut Rum Cake

I find it fascinating to see how my friends’ and my birthday celebrations have changed over the…

Triple Berry Pavlova

Triple Berry Pavlova

I’ve been crazy about meringue for as long as I can remember. When I was younger…

Sweet and Savory Open-faced Sandwiches

Sweet and Savory Open-faced Sandwiches

Road trips are always such exciting experiences—discovering a new place, being a part of something…

Pistachio Golden Beet and Fennel Salad

When I was in France this past March, my godmother left to visit the chateaux…

Fig Thyme Ricotta Galette

It’s fig season! And figs are part of my keywords list. I’ve mentioned my list…

Homemade Ricotta

Homemade Ricotta

To be honest I’ve never been a huge fan of ricotta. I think I associate…

Buttermilk Waffles

Buttermilk Waffles

My brother and I used to live together in Boston when we were in college and…

Mochi

Every few nights, I like to take a walk to the nearest frozen yogurt shop.…

Turmeric Chickpea Avocado Boat

I am always looking for the lightest meals possible for the summer. Turning on the oven…

Baba Ghanoush

One of the nice things about living in Brentwood is that you have cafes, restaurants…

Clafoutis

            When you pair a pound of vibrant cherries with…

Strawberry Tart

This strawberry tart was the first more slightly complicated dessert I ever made. I think…

Rosemary Cumin Roasted Chickpeas

When guests arrive I like to make sure they have a little something to snack…

Apple Crumble

When I was little my mother insisted I brought my lunch box to school. I…

Crepes

If there is one dessert people associate me with, it’s crepes. I am known to…

Spinach Pesto Mediterranean Barley Salad

My family and I had rented a nice little villa nestled at the top of…