croissants and pain au chocolat

I hesitated sharing this post with you, as I realize how labor-intensive and unrealistic making croissants at home can be, especially considering the multitude of bakeries that offer high-quality, delicious pastries without any of the work. I also can’t take complete credit for this recipe, as I only slightly adapted it from The Faux Martha, who adapted it from Tartine. And, while […]

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beet and egg toast

Winter seems to be lingering a little longer than usual around here. I felt my heart sink a bit as we descended onto a snow covered ground on Saturday after a week in Utah, where the sun had already shaken its Winter gloom. Shades of brown and gray replaced the brilliant blue sky we had reluctantly […]

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winter citrus smoothie

I’ve been feeling uninspired lately. The lack of color, bitterly cold days, and fleeting sunlight seem to suggest nothing more than big, comforting pans of lasagna and hearty bowls of carbonara. While I enjoy these meals, the monotony of eating them everyday leaves me craving something bright to refresh my palette and my mind. I spent […]

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olive oil citrus cake

It was Saturday – the beginning of the weekend, but the end of vacation. The streets were lined with discarded, naked Christmas trees, serving as an unwelcome reminder of holidays past. We walked towards home, numb fingers and rosy cheeks, trying to focus less on what was fast approaching, and more on the present moment. Dreaming of something […]

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