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nature

kanelbulle
la pâtisserie

J’avais oublié – Kanelbulle

By On September 29, 2013

[I had forgotten - Cinnamon buns] I had forgotten about the smell of bonfires and forests; coffee made in a cast-iron pot, with as much water as we put ground beans. I… 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

potager
memories

She fell in love with…

By On May 28, 2012

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

confiture concombre
la pâtisserie

Comme la rosée des matins d’été – Confiture de concombre à la vanille

By On May 24, 2012

[Not unlike summer morning dew - Cucumber and vanilla jam] I walked in mud and bought some vintage tupperwares at a vide-grenier. I saw waves bigger than life. I felt them too.… 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

feta dip
la cuisine

On summer secrets – Feta and lemon dip

By On September 29, 2011

This is what happens when it’s summer. Or at least when it feels like it. We swim in the sea, or more accurately, we’re forced by that wave which chose the exact… Read More

escargot
memories

Bonjour août

By On August 2, 2011

[Hello August] July felt like a summer storm. Of the quick, unexpected kind. It was beautiful. And much unlike any other July that has crossed my path. The rain, the cold, the… Read More

squirrel
memories

Mon écureuil

By On July 13, 2011

[My squirrel] I might have a new friend. Same face. Same place. Just a couple of months later. And yes, just as I did before, I’m writing this from a bed*. Wrapped… Read More

F1000003
memories

One night of magic rush

By On June 22, 2011

I had forgotten how purposeless words can hold a special meaning. Just like driving endlessly on the smallest roads, with no possibility whatsoever to get lost since we have no destination. And… Read More

flowers heart
memories

Bonjour mai

By On May 8, 2011

[Hello May] So apparently, May started a week ago. I would love to say that I remember how beautiful the golden hour of the very fist day of the month; but the… Read More

elderflower minolta instant pro
memories

Bonjour avril

By On April 1, 2011

[Hello April] Last night, I might not have been there when the flap clock on my wall roared and clicked – just like the train-station departures board of my grand-mother’s village –… Read More

rosehip rain
le marché

Eglantine

By On March 29, 2011

[Rosehip] No matter how hard I try, I can’t get over the fact it took me twenty-five years to realise that the églantine [rosehip] I use on a daily basis at the restaurant… Read More

aida pendeen lighthouse
memories

A trip in nothingness, through the pentax

By On February 28, 2011

I don’t really know where to start about my – our – recent getaway to Cornwall. I have seen landscapes so beautiful my eyes hurt. I have eaten food so delicious my… Read More

squirrel
memories

Somewhere, outside

By On January 28, 2011

A couple of days ago when Stephanie thanked me not to be a food snob, I think she didn’t realise how right she was. The proof lies in the bowl of rice… Read More