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[Lisbon, July 2014.]

It’s not really a secret that living in Casablanca has been … challenging for me for many reasons. But rather than dwell on the negative I’d like to focus on a major positive, which is our proximity to Europe and the relative ease of slipping over to explore there. Par example, this past weekend we skipped town for Lisbon to drink (and drink) coffee and vinho verde, eat loads of delicious fresh cheese and not a few pastries, wander up and down hilly streets and sit outside, and even watch the rain yesterday morning with yet another cup of coffee. You know how sometimes you visit a place and it just feels like ‘your place’? Yeah. That was Lisbon for me. I was wholly and happily smitten.

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Wordless Wednesday: Summer Sweets

2 July 2014
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Into Summer (+ Nectarine Buttermilk Crumb Cake)

30 June 2014

[Sunset, Casablanca, May 2014.] This morning all the coffee in the world can’t clear out the cobwebs. Ramadan began yesterday which meant my early run was blessedly quiet. The Corniche was almost completely bare of other runners and walkers – a true anomaly, especially on Sundays – and Casblanca almost felt like a ghost town. […]

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Wordless Wednesday: More of Essaouira

25 June 2014
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About flourless. (+ My Favorite Granola Recipe)

23 June 2014

I received an advance copy of my cookbook (flourless. recipes for naturally gluten-free desserts) last week and wow, what a thrill that was. Still is. (Actually, any word/s I could use to describe that feeling would be an understatement.) From signing the contract to publication date totals about two years so this has been a […]

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