• recipes zuppa e salsa / soups & sauces

    radish top pesto

    spring! it’s here, finally. the sun still isn’t really shining, BUT the temperature has stayed above 10 degrees for the most part, and the plans for the rooftop terrance are moving along well, so…

    April 19, 2017
  • dolce / dessert recipes

    chocolate almond torte

    april showers bring may flowers! i’ve gotta keep telling myself that because this weather is bringing me down down down. we’ve been so lucky that we’ve had a mild winter for the most part,…

    April 6, 2017
  • #foodforthought

    coffee break: sud forno

    happy monday! or maybe not so happy considering it’s still below zero outside. either way, i have something to get you through the week. i used to do a weekly post called friday favourites,…

    March 20, 2017
  • travel

    teresópolis

    out of all of the things we did on the trip, this was by far one of my favourites. just over a two hour drive outside of rio, our friends, ana and javier, have…

    March 13, 2017
  • travel

    rio de janeiro

    the only way to describe rio is: it’s lit. i could never have imagined the vastness that is carnival, even after all of my research. so many people, so much music, so many costumes…

    March 10, 2017