the continuing adventures of neva

Recipe: white russian ice cream Wildflower season is exploding here in Crested Butte, and it’s not even peak yet! I know this because 1) I hike a couple times a day through fields of gorgeous wildflowers and 2) I’m sneezing…

Archibald the Fox


Chilled Riz Au Lait With Citrus Honey Poached Peaches

Thank you to everyone who has inquired about the workshop in Charleston. Yes, it is sold out but we do have a waitlist if you are interested. You can send me an email at…

oven ribs, even better

oven ribs, even better

As I’ve already admitted, I’m a boring preggo. No crazy dreams, sobbing at diaper commercials, middle of the night ice cream binges, pickle benders, sheesh, about the only thing I’ve ever gotten downright stereotypical about — eh, aside from months…

{Sweet San Francisco}: Nuubia Chocolates

Nuubia Chocolates

Like many a visitor to Paris, I left with an ever-burning desire to return. I’ll peruse Instagram feeds filled with images of pastries, the Eiffel Tower, and chocolate shops, just to reminisce about the time I was there.  Fortunately sometimes something…

Pickled Strawberry Preserves


Retour à Bali avec 3 recettes pour une mise en bouche gourmande !

De retour de Paris, il est temps de vous reparler de mon périple à Bali ! Après le sud et les îles, nous sommes allés au centre, dans la superbe région d’Ubud !

3ème région : le centre de Bali

Après avoir…

Dandelion Chocolate + Great News!

The plans I had for my San Francisco trip… I was hoping to have breakfast at Tartine, lunch at Pizzeria Delfina, dinner at Zuni, ice cream at Bi-Rite Creamery & Humphry Slocombe and several coffees throughout the day at Blue…

Matcha Marbled Pound Cake

probably the last time i’m using my loaf tins before packing them away into storage. we’re getting ready to move pretty soon and i think it will be an exciting journey. but before that, some good ol’ pound cake to…

chocolate chunk granola bars

chocolate chunk granola bars

As I shuffle towards the finish line of this family-expansion project we began so long ago that it’s become a running joke* there are days when I honestly do not understand why human beings need to gestate beyond 37 weeks.…

Recyclage apéro : les crackers au bleu de Nigella


Les Mercredi Biscuits: Jam Drops ou Petits Sablés Amandes & Confitures


let the summer of puppy commence

Recipe: tuna melt Oh man. Summer is REAL, people. The furnace blast arrived with a vengeance last week and like the true heat wimps that we are – we retreated to higher elevations and sunrise/sunset activities. Neva is now almost…

Du tigre bleu au Fleuve Vert


herbed summer squash pasta bake

summer squash pasta bake

One of the things I’ve first-world struggled with since the beginning of this incubation period is a lack of appetite. Of course, there’s the glib side of me — great for managing weight gain! why “eat for two” if you…