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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Peach and Cherry Crumble

Peach and Cherry Crumble

Sep 03, 2011

I’m greedy with my time, and I hate to feel rushed. I find Labor Day intrusive. It’s nice to have this Monday off, but the weekend leaves me cheated. I wish I could celebrate the end of the season on its proper closing date: September 23rd. Nearly a full three weeks after our premature goodbye. […]

Peach Pie with Crème Fraîche

Peach Pie with Crème Fraîche

Jul 20, 2010

Peaches remind me of a fancy cocktail made with whipped egg whites and served in a paper-thin antique glass with a long, skinny stem and flecks of fast melting ice. The kind of drink I suck back in seconds, afraid it will change irreversibly in my grip. For me, peaches are just as fleeting, perhaps […]

Peach Clafoutis

Peach Clafoutis

Aug 25, 2009

If a peach in the hand is worth ten in the bush, then a few peaches in a Clafoutis are worth the haul of an entire basket. Usually, I’m unable to drive away from a farmer’s market without devouring at least half of the peaches I’ve procured. I arrive at home, appetite spoiled, lips sticky. […]



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