Hi. I’m Isabel, I cook and scribble. I make a lot of food and do a lot of writing, and Bread & Courage is what I have to show for it. It started as a simple food blog called TASTE but evolved into something more—a place where I express my love of food, community and the environment. Thanks for spending some time here—and be in touch!

 




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Asparagus and Spinach Soup

Asparagus and Spinach Soup

May 13, 2010

Someone once asked if I’d seen Goop, that insidious ‘newsletter’ put out by Gwyneth Paltrow. I had not. Now, I get a little note in my inbox every Thursday telling me about all sorts of crazy things I can either: MAKE GO GET DO BE or SEE. All of which regularly return to the theme […]

Roasted Asparagus; Arugula and Shallot Vinaigrette

Roasted Asparagus; Arugula and Shallot Vinaigrette

Aug 28, 2008

I' ve mentioned it before, but Patricia Wells' book, “Vegetables Harvest”is one of the best places to look for fresh, simple vegetable dishes. Most of what Wells recommends includes a bit of olive oil, fleur de sel, high quality cheese and organic produce. None of the recipes is more than a few lines long, highlighting […]



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