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gnocchi
la cuisine

On days, like a merry-go-round – Butter pan-fried gnocchi with ketchup

By On August 20, 2012

Some days are ok. Others are grand. I remember that day when we felt like we owned the world. Kissing at every street corner and not even noticing the happy dance snowflakes… Read More

for ever
memories

Things that #1… I could fall asleep to

By On July 14, 2012

The sound of his voice in my head. And his hands tickling the back of my neck. The lullaby of raindrops crashing on the ground. The purr of a washing machine. Or… Read More

blackberry tart
memories

Bonjour juillet

By On July 13, 2012

[Hello July] It’s raining. And somehow, we’re once again having winter in July. It seems to be a standard these days. And really, I could just write a letter to July. Not… Read More

radis
memories

Dans le jardin

By On June 25, 2012

[In the garden #1] We picked radishes. A big fat handful of them. We cleaned them under running water and kept the leaves for a soup. We ate two strawberries straight from… Read More

lucky
memories

“Busy”, for ever and more

By On June 10, 2012

Trying to finish the book keeps me busy. But I have the feeling, someone – not to name anyone, Lukie – is going to keep me even busier. She/he’s the tiniest thing… Read More

grenouille
memories

PS. Guess who’s back?

By On June 7, 2012

The reinette seems to like Anna-Sarah’s potager a little too much. She found it in the fennels today and to be honest, we couldn’t be happier. My days are like no other… Read More

grouille
memories

Une reinette

By On June 6, 2012

[A tree frog] At times, the tiniest things can make our day. Puces des sables [sand fleas] jumping from one castle to another. Clouds made of clay (at Anna-Sarah’s shop where I’m… Read More

diana
memories

Bonjour juin

By On June 1, 2012

[Hello June] May has been a little crazy. Of the runs in the park slash flight to France slash rosé et mauresque with Anna-Sarah (every single night) slash book writing slash turning… Read More

potager
memories

She fell in love with…

By On May 28, 2012

And I can't wait to see it grow. … Read More

vagues
memories

Les vagues

By On May 22, 2012

[The waves] I drove along the coast on Sunday. It was raining. Of the fast windscreen wipers kind. And the wind would push waves on the road. I stopped. And my cheeks… Read More

asperges
memories

Bonjour avril

By On April 23, 2012

[Hello April] My weeks have been made of Sundays lately. And it really feels like walking with my eyes closed and crossing my fingers at every step I take. Not unlike getting… Read More

april snow
memories

Through the wrong end of a telescope

By On April 18, 2012

I look through the window. And this is all I see. Rain and trees that snow. The very spectacle of April happening before my eyes. But no matter how breathless it makes… Read More

spring blossoms
la pâtisserie

Bonjour mars, au revoir mars

By On March 28, 2012

[Hello March, goodbye March] I’ve felt raindrops running through my hair; and my dress too. I’ve made a cake. And another one too. I’ve seen blossoms on every tree. I’ve walked in… Read More

sunset
memories

She fell in love with…

By On March 6, 2012

A rainbow kind of sky, as seen from my bike. It was so beautiful it made me question my love for dawn over sunset. Ohhh such important matters...… Read More

jonchee
memories

The daily fix

By On February 27, 2012

I wake up to the shy sound of a detuned French radio. And leave a half-drank latte – stay put – on the kitchen table. Off on my favourite hollandais bike. It… Read More

velo-fanny
memories

A bicyclette

By On February 23, 2012

[On a bicycle] I’ve been riding my bicycle through the beach, and putting tray after tray of madeleines in the oven. It smells lovely around here. Of warm butter and vanilla. You… Read More

fouras-8
memories

There are only so many things I know

By On February 20, 2012

Yes, there are only so many things I know. Making wishes, of the fairylike kind. The taste of his lips; and the feeling in my stomach that it’s all just like a… Read More

a cake too
la pâtisserie

PS. I felt like cake; made one and ate a slice.

By On February 17, 2012

A friend, of the dear-to-my-heart kind, made this cake today. A few thousands of kilometres away. And I did too. In ten minutes, from cupboards to oven*. It was eaten on the… Read More