Homemade chestnut pasta two ways

02.2.2016

Homemade chestnut pasta two ways: olive oil, pepper, burrata, and mushroom, or mushroom and cauliflower cream sauce

By the end of last year, I’d worked myself into a little bit of a cooking rut. I was making a lot of tomato-rice casseroles, friends. A lot. But working in a cheery collaboration this month really helped get my creative juices flowing again. I’m a pasta fiend, so was easy to settle on a […]

Persimmon, beet, and halloumi winter salad (a collaboration!)

29.1.2016

Persimmon, beet, and halloumi winter salad

One of the funny things about meeting up with other bloggers in real life is that even though you’ve technically never met, it often already feels as though you know them! Such was the case when I finally met Sofia (of From the Land we Live on) a couple of months ago. Months before, I’d […]

Vegetable Thukpa (Nepalese/Tibetan soup)

23.1.2016

Vegetable Thukpa (Nepalese/Tibetan soup)

Almost exactly four years ago, I was travelling alone in northern India, figuring I’d hit up the extremely New Age city of Rishikesh and maybe learn a couple of yoga poses. Instead, I caught pneumonia, had to be transported by strangers to the local hospital, and just generally had a pretty awful/terrifying few days — […]

Weekend Reading 15.01.16

15.1.2016

One Tough Cookie | Weekend Reading

Happy Friday! I was looking through some old resolutions I’d made (as a highschooler, in fact), and thinking about the things that change and the things that remain the same, sometimes shockingly so! The past year turned out to be much harder than I’d expected, with plenty of upheaval. Lucky for me, I’ve got an […]

Deb Perelman’s apple cider caramels

12.1.2016

Apple cider caramels | One Tough Cookie

On the long, long list of things that went wrong during the creation of the (finally!) glorious Apple cider cake with salted caramel sauce, I accidentally made my first batch of caramel candy. Instead of using my usual foolproof salted caramel recipe, I’d decided to branch out and try a new recipe for bourbon caramel […]