Olympia Monthly, Book Club. March, 2016. Claire-Louise Bennett’s book Pond is luscious and magical, and deeply personal

Olympia Monthly, The Beauty of Working It Out. November, 2015.

Olympia Monthly, The Beauty of Working It Out. November, 2015.

Olympia Monthly, The Unruly Kitchen: Of Dutch Flowers and Cinnamon Buns. May, 2016. Then again, sometimes I actually do have the urge to transcend my innate aversion to performing any challenging culinary tasks. I need to make something sweet and warm, to share. I want to bake. A couple of weeks ago, feeling just such a feeling, the idea of Cinnamon Buns hit. I happily stumbled upon a recipe by Danish-English cook Trine Hahnemann, who writes about cakes like Tove Jansson writes about children on a beach: like it’s always the summer after a long Scandinavian winter. Here is my version of her recipe.

Olympia Monthly, The Unruly Kitchen: Of Dutch Flowers and Cinnamon Buns. May, 2016. Then again, sometimes I actually do have the urge to transcend my innate aversion to performing any challenging culinary tasks. I need to make something sweet and warm, to share. I want to bake. A couple of weeks ago, feeling just such a feeling, the idea of Cinnamon Buns hit. I happily stumbled upon a recipe by Danish-English cook Trine Hahnemann, who writes about cakes like Tove Jansson writes about children on a beach: like it’s always the summer after a long Scandinavian winter. Here is my version of her recipe.

Olympia Monthly, Food Diary Part 1. March, 2016. An easy way to feel rather proud of yourself, especially while desperately trying to get your baby to eat, is to make her something nice that you actually wouldn’t mind having yourself. 

Olympia Monthly, Food Diary Part 1. March, 2016. An easy way to feel rather proud of yourself, especially while desperately trying to get your baby to eat, is to make her something nice that you actually wouldn’t mind having yourself. 

Olympia Monthly, Food Diary Part 2. March 2016. On the other hand if you don't have or even want a baby, it's perfectly lovely to remember to eat things that are soft, simple, and largely nutritious. 

Olympia Monthly, Food Diary Part 2. March 2016. On the other hand if you don't have or even want a baby, it's perfectly lovely to remember to eat things that are soft, simple, and largely nutritious. 

Olympia Monthly, Agnes Martin at Sea. June, 2015.

Olympia Monthly, Agnes Martin at Sea. June, 2015.

Olympia Monthly, Book Club. October, 2015.

Olympia Monthly, Book Club. October, 2015.