IFBC Seattle (Part 2.)

IFBCFor the second day of the IFBC I focused on the photography workshops with Andrew Scrivani. Andrew has been working in the food photography industry for years, and he is both charming and generous with his time and information. Food porn is a very popular subject for us food bloggers and we oohed and ahhed over photos of dripping chocolate and melting cheese for quite some time! More …

Chocolate Hazelnut Torte

Hazelnut Torte StastyThere is something mesmerizing about chocolate ganache. When I made it the other day, I fell into a kind of trance. Dark chocolate and warm cream slowly melting together creates the most amazingly delicious smell. The more the chocolate melts, the glossier the ganache gets and it feels like you are making a bowl of rich brown silk. More …

Oeufs Au Plat Jambon-Fromage

Oeufs Plats

It’s odd that when I lived in France I never came across this dish,  and now I live in Seattle and I suddenly discover ouefs au plat jambon-fromage, the greatest and most versatile dish ever.  It’s basically some ham, thinly sliced with some soft cooked eggs, melted bubbling Gruyere, a pinch of salt and a flourish of freshly cracked pepper. More …

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