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Teaching a workshop in Sicily — October 2017

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I am so excited to announce that I will co-jointly teach a food styling and photography workshop combined with Sicilian cooking classes with my friend Fabrizia Lanza for the third time. We have such fonds memories of our times together with previous…

Two workshops in Paris, June 2017

Going to Paris again!

I am so happy to team again with talented French food stylist and photographer Sandra Mahut for two 3-day workshops in early June in Paris, France.

Join us for three days of creativity, styling and photography, great food and exploring…

Acquiring food habits

Every day Soup (Soupe de tous les jours)

Lulu most likely does not like pineapple because I rarely buy or serve it–I actually don’t like pineapple.
On the other hand, my children both enjoy soup because I prepare pots filled with all sorts…

Financiers forever

Brown butter pistachio and poppy seeds financiers recipe

If there’s a type of teacake that at home we never tire of–outside anything involving chunks of chocolate as both my children are strong chocolate lovers–it has the name F.I.N.A.N.C.I.E.R written all over it.

Financiers are…

On va à la ferme

Rémy at Drumlin farm

Poules ? Tracteurs ?” (Chicken? Tractors?) Rémy asked inquisitively as I was struggling to put a puffy winter coat on him. Each time I’d walk towards him, he’d tease me and run away, laughing. “Poules !” he…

And 2017 came

I don’t usually feel too strongly about new year resolutions but as we crossed the 2017 line, this year felt different for many reasons.

You will surely have noticed that I have not been active on my blog. The thing…

Book Signing in Dublin, Ireland

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In a few days, I am off to Europe, and I am oh so excited to announce that, while there, I will be signing copies of my book “My French Family Table” at Hodges Figgis (56-58 Dawson Street) in Dublin,…

Summer is about that

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Strawberry Flan with Orange and Coconut Milk,
a recipe from my book My French Family Table

Despite its relaxed and slower feel, summer remains a busy time of the year in our household. I am literally tied to the garden. It’s the time…

Radish Leaf Soup recipe

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Radish leaf soup recipe from my new cookbook My French Family Table

Les grandes vacances sont enfin là….(summer vacation is finally here!). We can start to relax into it and breathe…it feels oh so good.

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Rémy is happy to have his sister home…

Readable Feast Boston Saturday June 18th

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Radish, Fennel, and Apple Salad recipe from my new cookbook My French Family Table

This coming Saturday June 18th, there is a colorful cookbook festival happening in Boston celebrating local talent and all the wonders of The KITCHEN and The Boston Public Market.​ I will…

Book Signing at GreenTail Table

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Savory Cake, recipe from my new cookbook My French Family Table

Hello hello!

Come and join me next Tuesday June 14 at the lovey kitchen store GreenTail table in Newton (MA) to learn about how to make this cake salé (savory cake) (with sundried…

My French Family Table Cookbook

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–For my two loved children, Lulu and Rémy
For the celebration of love and family with beautiful nourishing foods–

Oh hello everyone,

I meant to come here before but turned too busy with many life-filling events related to work and family–including following and…

Banana Teacakes with Olive Oil and Flax

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Banana Teacakes with Olive Oil and Flax

Cake is an important matter in our family. There’s always cake to be found on the kitchen counter top every day of the week, every day of the weekend. Each day has its cake, and…

Easter Bunny Chocolate Cake

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Easter Bunny Chocolate Cake

Friends came to spend the Easter weekend with us, and in the middle of it, their sweet little girl turned 2. So we made a birthday cake that ended up being our Easter cake.

An Easter bunny cake.

A serious chocolate…

Remember Macco soup

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Macco Soup

While thinking a lot more about Sicily over the past few days, I found two bags of dried fava beans in my pantry last night that called for a dish. So I thought about Fabrizia and decided to make a large…