Bread Making

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pâte sablée aux amandes – almond shortbread dough

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This is an absolutely delicious almond shortbread crust for any kind of tart you’re making. Ma recette préférée de pâte sablée, absolument délicieuse!

Pâte brisée – Pie dough

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This is an adaptation of Pascal Rigo’s American Boulangerie recipes. The main adaptations are conversions from imperial to metric. This remains my favorite dough for quiches.

septime

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Scallops with a watercress granite, shaved radish and a light drizzle of olive oil.

Sunday morning at Point Reyes Station

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Saturday night at the Casteo theater

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Chin, chin!

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This year, I had one of these big birthday milestones… Time definitely flies and even if, I would rather ignore it, birthdays are such a great occasion to have friends over and drink… Read More

Home grown & home made…

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This is my first post on our blog and I wanted to start with the fruit(s) of months of effort, patience and attention. As we now have space and a garden, I decided… Read More

Vacation – Part One

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It felt like it had been forever since our last vacations and with our crazy work schedules we needed a quick simple relaxation so we decided to go for a shorter trip than… Read More

tarte au citron – lemon tart

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The lemon tart : my favorite dessert. It’s one of those staples of french patisseries that I used to seek out every time I went back to France. The main reason for my… Read More

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