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Cranberry-Walnut Scones

It took a while, but I've finally found a recipe which makes light, soft and delicious scones. These are not too sweet and perfect for either breakfast or afternoon tea.

Nov 18, 2013 12:00 AM | Read more

Fall color in the Engadin

During our stay in the Engadin we were blessed with clear blue skies, snow topped mountains and perfect fall color. The larches were yellow, turning darker and more intense every day.

Nov 14, 2013 10:30 PM | Read more

Onset of winter in Chamonix

The snow was a surprise, but one we all enjoyed. We woke up to fresh snow every morning and spent 3 relaxing days in the small town.

Nov 11, 2013 06:40 PM | Read more

New blog

It was there and then it wasn't. A few weeks ago our server crashed and four years of blog posts disappeared.

Nov 04, 2013 09:55 PM | Read more

Summer's Bounty

This year's short summer is coming to an end. The light has changed, and I can smell autumn in the air. Two days ago I woke up to thick fog. I thought we might not have as much to harvest this year, but there is more than I suspected.

Nov 03, 2013 10:10 PM | Read more

Visiting Apulia

Having never been further south than Tuscany in Italy, I was excited to experience Apulia. A dear friend of mine is from that region and when she decided to "go home" to visit her parents for a week, she invited me to join her.

Aug 10, 2013 12:00 AM | Read more

A photographer's dream

"May I give you a surprise for your birthday?" my husband asked. "Oh yes", I thought. The last surprise he gave me for a birthday was also a lot of fun. I patiently waited until the morning of my birthday and then peeked into the envelope.

Feb 20, 2013 12:00 AM | Read more

Food photography workshop in France

When I read that Aran of Canelle et Vanille would be teaching a food photography workshop in the Dordogne region in France this year, my heart started to pitter-patter. For a long time it had been my dream to learn from Aran and this was my chance.

Oct 08, 2012 12:00 AM | Read more

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