Category Archives: French

Meyer Lemon Yogurt Cake With Lemon Glaze

Until my baby Meyer lemon tree starts to pull its weight, I’ll be making do with the succulent, ripe fruit from my local market. I know, life is hard 😉 Little did I know that re-purposing my citrus jewels would

Meyer Lemon Yogurt Cake With Lemon Glaze

Until my baby Meyer lemon tree starts to pull its weight, I’ll be making do with the succulent, ripe fruit from my local market. I know, life is hard 😉 Little did I know that re-purposing my citrus jewels would

Moist Buttery Almond Cake

I’m pretty certain I acquired my love of marzipan and all things almond from growing up in the frozen Midwest with all those German-Norwegian bakeries that would make and sculpt their own adorable marzipan “fruits” and creatures not to mention

Moist Buttery Almond Cake

I’m pretty certain I acquired my love of marzipan and all things almond from growing up in the frozen Midwest with all those German-Norwegian bakeries that would make and sculpt their own adorable marzipan “fruits” and creatures not to mention

Cassoulet (Or Exotic Comfort Food With Maximum Fanfare & Minimal Fuss)

Christmas dinner at Chez Gekiuma is usually a quiet affair with the hubby (whenever he can pry himself away from work) and me plus or minus the occasional orphaned guest(s). But even if it wasn’t a cozy, mellow affair, cassoulet

Cassoulet (Or Exotic Comfort Food With Maximum Fanfare & Minimal Fuss)

Christmas dinner at Chez Gekiuma is usually a quiet affair with the hubby (whenever he can pry himself away from work) and me plus or minus the occasional orphaned guest(s). But even if it wasn’t a cozy, mellow affair, cassoulet

Windy Weather Yellowtail With Braised Tomatoes And White Beans

While it’s still unseasonably sunny and just below 70F here in the usually overcast Pacific NW, the wind has been up in arms, swirling around at 20+ mph shifting the 190lb hubby laterally on his bicycle as if he were

Windy Weather Yellowtail With Braised Tomatoes And White Beans

While it’s still unseasonably sunny and just below 70F here in the usually overcast Pacific NW, the wind has been up in arms, swirling around at 20+ mph shifting the 190lb hubby laterally on his bicycle as if he were

Eggplant Love: Grilled, Marinated, & Herbed Eggplant

Most times I find myself tinkering with recipes trying to fine tune them to my tastes or to the materials I have at hand but then every once in a while I stumble upon something that must have been written

Eggplant Love: Grilled, Marinated, & Herbed Eggplant

Most times I find myself tinkering with recipes trying to fine tune them to my tastes or to the materials I have at hand but then every once in a while I stumble upon something that must have been written

Salmon And Summer Vegetables En Papillote: Bag it up baby!

Yay, the heat wave broke and to celebrate I’m firing up the oven! One of my favorite things about summer, besides the lack of perpetual rain that makes the Pacific NW so verdant, is salmon season. Pacific salmon provides the

Salmon And Summer Vegetables En Papillote: Bag it up baby!

Yay, the heat wave broke and to celebrate I’m firing up the oven! One of my favorite things about summer, besides the lack of perpetual rain that makes the Pacific NW so verdant, is salmon season. Pacific salmon provides the