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Apple Tarte Fine
Caramelized Apple Tarte Fine

Tarte fine caramélisée aux pommes When I wrote about my enthusiasm for quick and easy puff pastry last week, I […]

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  • February 20, 2014
Rough Puff (Quick and Easy Puff Pastry)
Rough Puff (Quick and Easy Puff Pastry)

This recipe changed my life, and I have Lucy Vanel to thank for it. A few years ago, I bookmarked […]

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  • February 11, 2014
Carrot and Beef Stir-Fry
Spiced Carrot and Ground Beef Stir-Fry

During the winter months, the grower I get my weekly basket of vegetables from often includes bunches of small new […]

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  • February 5, 2014
February 2014 Desktop Calendar
February 2014 Desktop Calendar

At the beginning of every month in 2014, I will be offering a new wallpaper to apply on the desktop […]

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  • February 1, 2014
Green Tea Granola with Chestnuts, photography by Chika
January Favorites

A few of my favorite finds and reads for January: ~ Green tea granola with chestnuts? Yes, please! ~ What […]

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  • January 31, 2014
Cucumber and nasturtium at In De Wulf.
Welcome to the new Chocolate & Zucchini!

Something looks different around here, no? I am very excited to unveil the new version of Chocolate & Zucchini! I […]

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  • January 30, 2014
One-Egg Omelet
The One-Egg Omelette

My favorite kind of cookbook is the kind that provides you with exciting little jolts of “Why didn’t I think […]

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  • January 21, 2014
Coutellerie Courty & Fils
Where To Get Your Knives Sharpened in Paris

A few months ago I read an interview with Yves Charles, owner of Perceval knives, whose handsome 9.47 I have […]

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  • January 14, 2014
Morning granola at In De Wulf
Best of 2013

I will remember 2013 as the year Chocolate & Zucchini celebrated its 10th anniversary, and as the year The French […]

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  • January 7, 2014
January 2014 Desktop Calendar
January 2014 Desktop Calendar

By popular demand, the C&Z desktop calendars are back! At the beginning of every month in 2014, I will be […]

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  • January 1, 2014
The Sea", the discovery trail of seaweed I ate at El Bulli.
December Favorites

A few of my favorite finds and reads for December: ~ What has Ferran Adrià been up to lately? ~ […]

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  • December 31, 2013
Chipotle Cumin Roasted Almonds

I am ordinarily immune to the pre-holiday rush everyone talks about. I am not in charge of cooking an elaborate […]

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  • December 23, 2013
Chocolate Walnut Cookies
Chocolate Walnut Cookies

On Sunday I woke up from an early afternoon nap with a seasonal itch to bake cookies. Now, at any […]

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  • December 17, 2013
Lightly Salted Crunchy Almond Butter
Lightly Salted Crunchy Almond Butter

Whenever I get to stay in an apartment away from my own, my first order of business is to secure […]

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  • December 11, 2013

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