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Obsessed with simplicity | Cucumber, Feta & Mint Salad

Obsessed with simplicity | Cucumber, Feta & Mint Salad

I am obsessed with the pursuit of simplicity. I love simple meals, advanced planning and an empty inbox. I just re-tidied my home, Marie Kondo-style. The idea of a very simple life has me utterly captivated. Yet despite my efforts and preoccupation, the older I get, the harder this seems to achieve. I know why I crave […]

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Familiar Rhythms | Stewed Favas, Peas & Little Gems with Parmesan Rice

Familiar Rhythms | Stewed Favas, Peas & Little Gems with Parmesan Rice

It’s comforting to find myself falling back into the familiar rhythms of a season—to be reminded that though time passes, some things really do stay the same. In recent weeks, I have arranged my stone fruit on the counter for optimal ripening, with no fruit touching another; plunged bouquets of herbs into water to decorate the counter as well as […]

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Barley Salad with Asparagus & Herbs

Barley Salad with Asparagus & Herbs

I Go Down to the Shore by Mary Oliver I go down to the shore in the morning and depending on the hour the waves are rolling in or moving out, and I say, oh, I am miserable, what shall— what should I do? And the sea says in its lovely voice: Excuse me, I […]

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it feels daunting | Apple Sage Walnut Bread

it feels daunting | Apple Sage Walnut Bread

It feels daunting, to put it mildly, to sit down and write a post about Kimberley Hasselbrink and her beautiful book, Vibrant Food. But I’ve got to say something, though I’m unlikely to be as eloquent as I hope, and now is the perfect time for this Apple Sage Cake. And so, here we are. As I’ve mentioned […]

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wild and sweet

wild and sweet

The holidays are indeed upon us, and they’ve swept me up entirely. I’ve been immersed in the pre-holiday sprint at work, tourist-centric people watching at the Ferry Building as I finish up my Christmas shopping, cocktail parties, cookie decorating, the inevitably chaotic process of packing for holiday trips, present-wrapping to the tune of old Christmas […]

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