Brasserie Lipp – Geneva

Last summer I had my introduction to Brasserie Lipp over a somewhat *ok really* awkward work dinner. Despite the strange company and strange evening, I instantly knew that I loved this brasserie and that I would soon return and order the dessert skipped on the first occasion, as this place has quite the extensive dessert…

Gotta Lotta Crostata

I have been making Ina Garten’s Apple Crostata recipe for years now. YEARS. This was one of my first forays into how easy a flavorful crust can truly be (down with shortening!) and reaffirmed my constant need for sea salt in my desserts. In 2009, I was also quite happy to produce this recipe in…

The Infidelities of Poultry

So amoung a slew of bad Tinder dates, tales I promise to regale you with soon, I’ve been seeing a gentleman suitor enough to get to know him a bit. Enough to know that we both think ourselves quality at-home chefs, him probably more since he actually was a chef for a few years. Isn’t…

Roland Mouret Picks a Banana

In case you’ve been living under a rock, Parisian designer, Roland Mouret, has designed a capsule collection for Banana Republic. Once I saw the look book of various cut black dressss, I knew they must be adopted by me. However, this was an ill planned pursuit, unlike the Missoni-Target collaboration of 2011. For that event,…