mirabelle plum clafoutis + baby led weaning

I bought a lot of plums. Way too many plums. But they were all so beautiful—dusty purples, greens, and gold. The littlest ones, the yellow mirabelles, are the sweetest. Eula likes to grab them in her fist and eat them…

Gâteau au Miel & Chaï Masala (Thé indien)


Crema de tomate con Toban-Djan

Parece que el tiempo ya nos va pidiendo cremas y sopas para sobrellevarlo mejor. Eso o que las echaba tanto de menos que mi cuerpo es ¡lo que me hace creer! En cualquier caso ya he retomado al 100% la…

Ginger Fig Tart with Chestnut-Almond Crust {vegan & gluten-free}

Ginger Fig Tart with Chestnut-Almond Crust {vegan & gluten-free}

With luscious vanilla ginger cashew cream, layers of fresh figs, and a crumbly crust laced with earthy chestnut flour, this vegan and gluten-free ginger fig tart makes a glorious fall dessert for all.  Last week marked the 1st anniversary of…

For the Love of Celery: Sautéed Celery & Shrimp

Healthy Asian Celery Shrimp Stir fry Recipe | @whiteonrice

Let’s talk about celery, one of our most favorite veggies ever.  Celery is often one of the forgotten vegetables whose value is most likely appreciated on a crudite platter, swiped with peanut butter, or as a garnish in a bloody…

{San Francisco}: Ghirardelli Chocolate Festival 2017

pepito-paletas

It’s hard to believe the Ghirardelli Chocolate Festival is in its 22th year! This yearly event turns the famous Ghirardelli Square into a celebration of all things chocolatey. Besides their famous chocolate squares and their ice cream sundaes, the Ghirardelli Chocolate company…

Cuisine vintage : pommes de terre à la boulangère


Bizcocho de higos con crema de mascarpone

Estamos en temporada de higos y hay que sacarles todo el partido posible antes de que se nos vayan. De hecho tenía esta receta guardada y a la espera de poder hacerla en cuanto tuviese entre mis manos los primeros…

Lemon Meringue Pie Pops + An Update

Lemon Marshmallow Pie Pops + Update

I have always been a sucker for food on a stick. So when I was conceptualizing a pie pop recipe, I wanted something that was a twist on a classic pie recipe with an eye catching finish—because no ordinary pie…

one huck of a season

Recipe: cold seafood platter I always thought that my foraging seasons ended because there wasn’t anything left to forage, but this year has been quite different. I stopped looking for porcini, matsutake, and now huckleberries, because I found so many,…

the story so far | welcome (back) to local milk

Welcome to Local Milk! Or, rather, welcome back. I decided, unceremoniously, to take the summer off from blogging—in that time my husband and I moved to Paris (part time), traveled a lot, hosted retreats, and I, somewhere in the whirlwind,…

Tech Issue


Futurists – Cubist Vegetable Patch

In 1932, two full decades after the first Futurist Manifesto, Italian artist Filippo Tommaso Marinetti published La Cucina Futurista (The Futurist Cookbook); a collection of culinary related statements, newspaper articles, letters, accounts of banquets, and “formulas,” the Futurist term for recipes.…

marbled banana bread

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Pan cota de malla con crema y manzana

Pensaréis que vaya nombre he puesto a la receta de hoy… Pan cota de malla con crema y manzana. Sí, lo sé, es un tanto peculiar, pero es que todo lo que tenga que ver con la época medieval, castillos,…