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January 2019

  • Instant Pot Black-Eyed Pea Soup

    Instant Pot Black-Eyed Pea Soup

    Instant Pot Black-Eyed Pea Soup Instant Pot Black-Eyed Pea Soup

    I learned about the Southern (US) tradition of eating black-eyed peas on New Year’s for luck, a long time ago from an old friend I used to work with. She would host these big lunches on New Year’s Day complete with champagne, mimosas and revelry.
    At the heart of the … Continue Reading...

  • Blood Orange Olive Oil Cake

    Blood Orange Olive Oil Cake

    Blood Orange Olive Oil Cake

    This cake combines two of my one-time obsessions – blood orange and olive oil cake
    I don’t know if this happens to anyone else but I get a little sad when I fall out of love with things I was once passionate about. I spend countless moments loving and obsessing … Continue Reading...

  • Travelogue | Les Machines de l’île, Nantes

    Les Machines de l'île, Nantes

    Les Machines de l'île, Nantes

    Les Machines de l'île, Nantes

    Les Machines de l'île, Nantes

    Having been to Paris (and some other French cities) a couple of times, I occasionally get asked for advice and recommendations for visiting Paris. While most of these requests are for vegan/vegetarian restaurants (Gentle Gourmet, L’Abattoir Végétal, Hank Burger or Arpège if you really want to splurge), over the years, … Continue Reading...

  • Rice, Lentils and Whole Roasted Cauliflower

    Rice, Lentils and Whole Roasted Cauliflower

    Rice, Lentils and Whole Roasted Cauliflower

    Rice, Lentils and Whole Roasted Cauliflower

    Happy New Year! Here’s to a wonderful 2019 – and with much optimism like Apple at every phone release, this is going to be our best year yet (hopefully)! I am hopeful for 2019; it’s not that I have any great expectations for the year, but 2018 was a good … Continue Reading...