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Category: autumn


Night seems to talk to every wall – Chocolate chip cookies, like muffins

There is something about early nights that feels like magic. It can be the glimmer of cheap ikea candles that smell of vanilla. Or the warmth of a pair of chunky mittens. Or perhaps for you, it’s the cosiness of the blanket you’re wrapped in, while reading a book to your favourite animal; mine currently […]

An everyday-kind of happiness – Spinach and cheddar muffins

There are things you can never ignore. At times, you wish you’d forgotten; crab hunting, kissing in the wind, eating peanut butter and jelly sandwiches, drinking beer by the bottle, killing flies, licking icy popsicles. Other times, you’re simply happy to remember; stepping into Pierre Hermé’s kitchen, signing my apprenticeship contract, taking a plane to […]

Time to forgive the winter – Apple, cinnamon and walnut strudel

I believe in traditions. Mostly, when the air starts to get crisp and the sunsets early. We have breakfast for dinner. We take pictures out of the doors. We continue knitting a scarf, which was first started a couple of years ago. We roast pumpkins. We have hot chocolate on the patio, cosily wrapped in […]

Encore un tout petit peu, et ce sera un autre jour – Tarte meringuée et gâteau de voyage au citron

[Just a bit longer and it will be another day – Lemon meringue tart and lemon cake] If at times, nature compels us to slow down, I must admit I was slightly surprised when I saw the first lemons on my parents’ tree. Lemons in september feels like eating strawberries around Christmas time for me. […]

I’m moving past the feeling – On brownies 2.0 and autumnal desserts

It seems we made brownies. Yes those brownies. In between sleeping on the beach, sipping through Pastis glasses, finding a name for the small pâtisserie I will own – one day – in France, buying heaps of vintage things at a vide-grenier, and spending time with my favourite person in the world – namely, my […]