Month: October 2015

Homemade Corn Tortillas

HOMEMADE CORN TORTILLAS Having grown up in the Bay Area in California, corn tortillas were like bread to me.  I remember eating quesadillas and tacos multiple times throughout the week.  But when I moved to Paris, tortillas were hard to find.  I remember going to the spice market at Beaumarchais in 2009 where a bag […]

Lavender Infused Shea Butter

LAVENDER INFUSED SHEA BUTTER On my recent trip to California, while visiting one of my favorite vintage shops, Mercy Vintage, in Oakland, I stumbled on an amazing store called Neighbor, filled with things that one can use, made by individuals who celebrate the art of craft.  I ended up finding some homemade unrefined Shea Butter […]