Ice-cream & Fruit

I’ve signed myself up for a monthly series of photo remakes on Flickr to hone my photography skills while savoring tempting food shots by other photographers. Hosted by Lara Ferroni of the amazing food photography site Still Life With…, each month presents a new image that Lara selects for the …

Simple Salmon

I was 18 when Salmon Fever hit my family. We started having the fish in myriad forms a few dinners a week – there was grilled salmon, poached salmon, salmon curries, salmon steaks….as many as my mother’s inspiration allowed. Due to its nutritional value (convincing my mother that this was …

BBA Challenge – Anadama Bread

So! I’ve decided to jump on the bandwagon, joining more than 200 other food bloggers around the world on the Bread Baker’s Apprentice (BBA) Challenge. Organized by Nicole at Pinch My Salt, the idea is to work through all the recipes in Peter Reinhart’s book, Bread Baker’s Apprentice: Mastering the …

Eating Seattle

Seattle. The city of incessant drizzle, Grey’s Anatomy, Starbucks, Kurt Cobain and the Grunge movement, and most importantly, the true home of ‘Pacific Northwestern’ cuisine. On a recent visit in late May, we were blessed with sunny weather throughout the trip, trading in umbrellas and hoods for sunglasses and shorts. …