Category: Travel & Culture

Interview with Valerie Gordon of Valerie Confections

Valerie Gordon has always been a force of nature. She and her partner Stan run Valerie Confections in Silverlake, Valerie at Grand Central Market, Valerie Echo Park and various farmers’ markets about town. I interviewed Valerie to find out more about how her childhood, mother and mothering has channeled her creativity and drive.

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Interview with Christine Moore of Little Flower Candy Co.

I interviewed Christine to find out more about how being a daughter, mother of three and her childhood shaped who she is and how that impacts her candy and cafe empire.

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Articles, Food & Recipes, Travel & Culture · November 30, 2016

Beating the wind with bacon and beans

My favorite savory dish of the winter season is easily (after butterscotch and chocolate pudding) Cassoulet. This white bean and three-protein stew of sorts is meant to keep you warm despite the frigid blows of Provence’s Mistral winds and delivers on its promise.

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