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Try a tartine: The open-faced sandwiches are so Parisian, and make a fantastic take-to-work lunch

Heidi Swanson makes everything beautiful. Her new book, “Near and Far,” is inspired by her travels, and it’s full of the sort of cloudy-day photography and offhand-but-unerring combinations of flavours that make me want to fly to Morocco and spend all day shopping in the souks and then cooking with rose petals and harissa. 490 more words


inspiration wall :: sept.

We’ve had a good start to September. The beach has been ticked off, along with drinking coconuts and sun soaking. Making the most of every warm moment, and trying to avoid being stuck indoors. 91 more words


Meatless Monday--White Beans and Cabbage Heaven

I love cabbage. I love beans.  I love onions sauteed just so, and I love garlic, diced and added at the end.  Oh, and I so love, love parmesan cheese–just a wee bit–sprinkled liberally over all.  319 more words

Heidi Swanson on a Meatless Monday

I love pesto!

I salivate just looking at most of the recipes in my Heidi Swanson cookbook, Super Natural Every Day. This cookbook is packed full of vegetarian dishes that are colorful, flavorful, and nutritious. 144 more words

I am a collector of recipes — cookbooks, Pinterest pins, newsletters, handwritten recipes from friends and family — but I’m starting to feel my “collector” status slip into the realm of hoarding because I tend to forget to actually… 280 more words


What I Got for Christmas

Happy 2015! I hope you had as wonderful a holiday and New Year as we did. Mark, Georgia and I were all home on a “staycation” from Christmas Eve until yesterday, and it was awesome! 871 more words


Rye, Walnut and Cardamom Crescents

Earlier today I heaved a rather large suitcase (heavy from Saturday’s frantic run around Brussels to buy various Christmas presents), a large bag, a laptop bag and a handbag onto the Thalys to take me home to my parents’ place in Essen, Germany. 1,100 more words