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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 AdriĆ  been up to lately? ~ […]

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  • December 31, 2013
saltedchilialmonds
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
Earlywood Utensils photographed by Dan Armstrong.
Earlywood Handcrafted Utensils

When Brad Bernhart got in touch a few weeks ago to tell me about his Montana-based woodworking operation, I was […]

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  • December 3, 2013
Photography used with permission from Dana Velden.
November Favorites

A few of my favorite finds and reads for November: ~ 11 Chocolatiers worth traveling for, a piece I wrote […]

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  • December 2, 2013
Pomegranate
How To Open A Pomegranate (In 4 Easy Steps)

When I was in San Francisco a few weeks ago, I met up with my long-time friend and fellow blogger […]

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  • November 26, 2013
San Francisco View
San Francisco Highlights

Maxence, Milan and I have recently returned from a positively idyllic, two-week stay in San Francisco, for which we swapped […]

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  • November 20, 2013
Ground Cinnamon
263 Things To Do With Cinnamon, Part II

Continuing from 263 Things To Do With Cinnamon, Part I, here’s a whole new batch of ideas for savory dishes, […]

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  • November 12, 2013

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