Recipes (Gluten-free)

Buckwheat Pancakes (Recipe)

I just finished off an entire batch of these pancakes. Okay, I made a slightly smaller recipe than the one listed below, but still! I can justify by saying it’s already noon and I hadn’t eaten anything all morning. Little Buddha woke up with a very dirty bottom and needed a bath ASAP. Baby baths […]

Gluten-free Chocolate Lava Cake (Recipe)

Fondant au chocolat is one of my favorite French desserts to both make and enjoy in restaurants. It’s extremely popular here and they even made an avocado-filled one on “Top Chef” the other night. This intense dessert has a solid cakey outside and a melting (usually chocolate) center. I’ve been meaning to share this recipe […]

Detox Smoothie (Recipe)

Today’s the first day Little Buddha and I are 100% on our own. Up to now we’ve always had someone hanging out at the house with us. Fortunately, we had lots of help in the first few weeks because coordinating oneself and a newborn isn’t easy! I hadn’t believed my friends when they said taking […]

Roasted Red Pepper Tapenade (Recipe)

Since September, it’s been just plain busy around here: back to Paris, back to work, back to Sunday morning market (and all the colorful autumn veggies), back to self-imposed projects (like learning to print digital photographs – not as easy as I thought it would be – hanging new curtains and re-organizing our office space)… […]

Ratatouille (Recipe)

Even before moving to France, I began making ratatouille. For a while just out of college I worked with a young French woman from Provence. She had long blonde hair and wore tie-dyed skirts that nearly reached the ground. She’d only been in Santa Fe for a few months when we met and, like me, […]

Gluten-Free Peach & Raspberry Crumble (Recipe)

I made this healthy dessert with my little nieces in mind. They all have different tastes and dietary needs, so it isn’t easy coming up with a dish that all three will enjoy. I’m pretty sure fresh peaches, raspberries and the playful, nutty flavor of crumbly buckwheat will please them all – at least I […]