palm springs date shake + monkey flip

palm springs date shake + monkey flip

It’s been two months since I told you I was California dreaming and I fear it hasn’t passed. I thought maybe I just longed for warmer weather, but spring has more or less arrived and I no less crave avocados…

Rimedi per aperitivi improvvisati: pomodorini ripieni di hummus di ceci con paprica e coriandolo


La manzana de Blancanieves

Hoy os traigo un post muy especial sobre un nuevo proyecto que han puesto en marcha Ferran Adrià, Disney, Carrefour y Telefónica. Un libro orientado a los niños que seguramente ya hayáis visto en muchas librerías y centros comerciales, “Te cuento…

Santa Ynez + ALDI & Friends

Santa Ynez + ALDI & Friends

Do you know what it’s like to have two days away to enjoy food and wine with no kids? All you parents out there know exactly what I’m talking about. For those of you not quite there – one word:…

Jade Shrimp with Fragrant Vegetables

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In this recipe, you’ll learn:

  • How to the vegetables crisp and vibrant, and the shrimp succulent and juicy.
  • How to keep the garlic from turning bitter in a stir-fry
  • Recipe from Everyday Chinese Cookbook by Chef Katie Chin
  • Jade Shrimp Recipe

    Stir-frying is one of…

    World’s Smallest Cell Phone – for Kids!

    tinitell giveaway

    A couple of years ago, I backed a project on Kickstarter called Tinitell, the World’s Smallest Cell Phone. The cell phone is a wrist-watch, meant for kids. The Tinitell just arrived two weeks ago — the Kickstarter project actually delivered!

    It’s…

    Strawberry Rhubarb Rose Galettes {gluten-free}

    Strawberry Rhubarb Rose Galettes {gluten-free}

    Rosewater is the secret ingredient that makes these strawberry rhubarb galettes in a flaky whole-grain gluten-free crust taste like pure magic. Adapted from Sweeter Off the Vine by Yossy Arefi. I’m listening to Gregorian chants while I edit photos of…

    The Chin Up, and Breuckelen Distilling


    shaved asparagus frittata

    shaved asparagus frittata

    As a person who at least two to three nights a week doesn’t understand why we plan menus and grocery lists when we could just be eating an egg on toast, scrambled, crispy, poached or soft-cooked and smashed, I, too,…

    Trix Cake – A Fun Day Baking in the Betty Crocker Kitchen!

    Nearly two years ago my friends at General Mills challenged me to do something fun and a little out of the box (sorry, couldn’t resist that one) with their cereals. I came up with a cake layered with all the…

    Batido Green Detox

    Hoy vengo del lado saludable, depurativo y desintoxicante con este batido Green Detox. He de reconocer que últimamente tengo una extraña e irrefrenable atracción por este tipo de zumos/batidos. Normalmente nunca consumo bebidas azucaradas ni refrescos, me dejaron de atraer…

    Strawberry Tuxedo and Almond Crunch Pudding Parfaits

    Strawberry Tuxedo and Almond Crunch Pudding Parfaits

    Ever since my I left my office job to work for myself, I’ve almost forgotten how important the little breaks in the day are.

    Until recently, my breaks were little more than pivoting from cooking and baking to shooting and editing

    Continue…

    Macarons – easier than you think!

    The first time I had a true French macaron was while sitting at the now shuttered WD50 in New York City. It was the wild child restaurant of chef Wylie Dufresne, who was one of the first American chefs to…

    Grissini estirados de las Simili

    Si os gusta hacer pan en casa pero aún no os habéis decidido a dar ese gran paso porque os encontráis frente a recetas que os dan un poco más de reparo llevarlas a cabo, o apenas tenéis tiempo para realizarlo… hoy os…

    april doings

    Recipe: huckleberry brioche When I left the house Tuesday morning, we still had a couple feet of snow blanketing the yard. Several hours later I stepped off my plane into the sticky, warm embrace of Charlotte, North Carolina to catch…