Roasted grapes and brie crostini

Whenever there is a holiday approaching, my mind goes straight to food. There’s no better time to release your inner chef; to try the recipes you’ve been pinning all year. People usually forgo their day-to-day diets, fully prepared to indulge in some of life’s greatest food pleasures.

Sabbath: the lost art of resting

I’m not sure when the shift happened, but I bought into the idea that true rest could only be experienced while on vacation.

But not just any vacation; perhaps rest could be found on a white sandy beach,

How to make the creamiest risotto in under 30 minutes

Whenever I make risotto, it’s because I am in the mood to make risotto. It’s one of those dishes that requires your care and attention, but in the best way possible. The scent of browned butter, sweet onions and wine cooking together will take you to another world.

Going back to work after baby

Picture this: I’m sitting in an empty airplane on an early Wednesday morning. I have two pieces of luggage with me for this short work trip: one with my laptop and personal belongings, and one with my breast pump. I already got stopped and questioned by security about the “heavy metal block” in my bag (it was the power charger).