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Posts tagged ‘LA FILOSOFIA’

Holiday Cookbook + Apron Giveaway

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A few weeks ago, I decided to make Cannelle et Vanille‘s Aran Goyaga’s Swiss Chard, Pear and Gruyère Tart from her new cookbook, Small Plates and Sweet Treats.  I’m not sure how to describe this beautifully photographed book except to say that it glows.  It actually glows. Read more

Catching Up in October

October was a whirlwind even before there was a Frankenstorm on the way.  While we wait to wait it out, I thought it was a good time to catch-up for October.  To start, I was thrilled to be part of an article written by Rachel Swarns – In the Kitchen, Holding on to Heritage Before It Slips Awayfor the New York Times.  I’ve also been spending a lot of time at The Latin Kitchen – building up a virtual spice rack both sweet and savory.  To top it all, my sister Carmen (also my partner at La Filosofia) were included in a travel story for New York Magazine that metaphorically sent us to Norway. Read more

Catching Up in May

I think I’ve put off writing my catching-up post because well…I’m no where near caught up.  Several ongoing projects came to a boil all l at once and I’m still waiting for things to settle down again.  Now that I realize it might never happen, I decided to take a break and go fishing (through my links)…

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Introducing La Filosofia

We’d been expecting her for a long time but were still a little surprised when she finally showed up at our door – a little black peacock named La Filosofia. Months before, my sister Carmen and I were looking for a project we could develop together. I wanted it to be kitchen related since I live in there, and my sister thought of an apron with a laminated pattern just at the splash spot, where the torso meets the counter.  Practical yes, but when we found a collection of canvas in woodland prints, we knew they could be lovely to look at too. Read more