Recipe: Watercress Dumplings

I love watercress. Whenever I see them at the market, I buy them. They have a refined fresh grassy taste that’s reminiscent of spring – not as fibery as nettles nor as dull as spinach.

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La Ferme Saint Simeon, France


La Ferme Saint Siméon is a luxury 5-star hotel in Honfleur. Continue reading “La Ferme Saint Simeon, France”

Hiking: Wallace Falls State Park

Come forth into the light of things.
Let nature be your teacher.
-W. Wordsworth

Spring weather in the Pacific Northwest can be rather interesting.

When we arrived at the Wallace Falls State Park, the rain was still pouring down. So we decided to sit in the car and have breakfast. Minutes later the sky cleared and we set out for the hike.


If you love water, you will love this park. Continue reading “Hiking: Wallace Falls State Park”

Best Steak in Seattle

I AM NOT so much a meat eater. But a trip to Bateau could change that.


Here, you order your preferred cut off a long chalk board. All steaks are butchered in house, sold by weight and served á la carte. Continue reading “Best Steak in Seattle”