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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Carrot Ginger Soup with Miso Tahini

Carrot Ginger Soup with Miso Tahini

Nov 29, 2010

Recently, I had a chill. Last Sunday, I believe it was. I may have behaved a bit badly on Saturday and warranted it. But whether it was the inklings of an illness, or just a bit of a post-champagne grog, I’ll never know: the soup I made that day cleared all of my troubles away. […]

Carrot Cake Cupcakes

Carrot Cake Cupcakes

Sep 22, 2008

I' ve been wanting to make carrot cake for a long time. Cooking in general was derailed for me all last week on account of the lack of electricity brought on by hurricane Ike. As I writhed in the dark and languished over the cream cheese spoiling in my fridge, my urge to make carrot […]

Gingered Carrot Soup

Gingered Carrot Soup

Aug 26, 2008

I recently visited an acupuncturist who told me that, according to the principals of Chinese medicine, I have a seriously deficient Qi . To ameliorate the problem he instructed me to eat more cooked, hot and spicy foods including meat and grains. I' ve been following his advice and feel much haler already. You' ll […]



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