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Sunday Inspiration: Scones and New York Times Style

February 27, 2011 by


It was time to slow down. My body said so. So what should have been a productive Sunday turned into a day of basking in self-proclaimed weekend duties: baking and reading the New York Times Style Magazine. Stripes, bold colors, vintage inspired travels… I folded numerous page corners down to remind myself to go back […]

St Lucia Celebration with Saffron Cake

December 13, 2010 by


In the midst of the pitch black of a winter morning, my mother would gently knock on my door. Propping it open, she would quietly walk away, leaving only the melodic sounds of Lucia sĂ„ngen. I would rub my eyes and sleepily crawl out of bed. Outside my door, a white robe was carefully hung, […]

Gingerbread Cookies and Coffee

December 5, 2010 by


Advent has always been an important tradition in my house. My childhood was filled with planning which baked goods would be served every Sunday during December, and using the same special trays and napkins that indicated that we were in the midst of the holiday season. For me, December is all about light. The first […]

Quinoa, Carrot and Hazelnut Bread

October 19, 2010 by


I’ve been told the quinoa obsession is out of control. But there’s something about a grain that can be used in sweet baked goods that I find irresistible. A handful of carrots left over from farmers market inspired this bread, which leans more towards a dense cake, but less sweet, than actual bread. Best served straight […]